Vice-President of the European Parliament, Mairead McGuinness, speaks to Trinity Politics Society

McGuinness spoke about issues currently afflicting European politics, her experience working in the EU, and what the future holds for Europe

NEWSMairead McGuinness, incumbent vice-president of the European Parliament, was welcomed with hearty handshakes and smiles from the PolSoc committee when she entered the Hist Conversation Room on Tuesday evening, March 29.

She apologised for her late arrival, blaming a series …


Trinity’s most recent tuberculosis research findings a “game changer”

The findings will pave the way for the development of host-directed therapies that could be used to strengthen the immune response to TB

NEWSAccording to the World Health Organisation, tuberculosis (TB) is the world’s most fatal infectious disease. Each year it kills 1.5 million people and the growing number of drug-resistant cases means that new treatments are desperately needed.

Researchers at Trinity College …


Trinity ranked 78th best university in Europe

With the exception of 2012-2013, Trinity’s rank has fallen year on year since the THE began publishing rankings in 2010

In its Best Universities in Europe 2016 rankings, Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked Trinity College Dublin 78th out of 200 European universities.

This was the first time that THE put together rankings composed solely of European institutions, although …