Trinity professor elected Advisor to the Director of European Space Agency

Peter Gallagher, a Trinity Astrophysics Professor, has been elected as the Advisor to the Director of Science at the European Space Agency (ESA). Along with eleven other members of the Space Science Advisory Committee (SSAC), Professor Gallagher will execute a


Trinity research takes step towards production of quantum computers

Trinity physics professor leads research that has made progress in the development of molecular magnets

Research led by Trinity Physics Professor, Stefano Sanvito, has made progress in the development of molecular magnets. The progress is a step towards the production of quantum computers. The physicists on the project are working towards storing data on dimensions …


The nitty-gritty of the Northern Irish elections

Seana Davis investigates the challenges and controversies of Northern Irish politics as the election gets underway

After months of controversy, the whirlwind political scandal “cash for ash” caused the collapse of the Northern Ireland Assembly. After ten years of power-sharing between the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and Sinn Féin, it was a botched energy scheme that

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Schols, the Hist, and sixty letters: Ed Burke at Trinity

Now one of Trinity’s most renowned alumni, who was Ed Burke as just another student walking these very cobblestones?

As you walk through Front Gate, you may notice the bronze statue of Edmund Burke standing tall, erected in 1868 by the sculptor John H Foley. From John Joly to Mary Robinson, many have attended Trinity and gone on to

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“Can we sustainably rely on nuclear energy?”: Debating science’s biggest questions

DU General Science Society has ran a series of science debatinh workshops, inviting those well-versed in physics, chemistry and biology to challenge each other on some of science’s most pressing issues

Over a four week period, DU General Science Society ran a series of workshops to prepare six teams to debate scientific affairs and research assigned topics. Throughout the month, SciSoc hosted forums where both members of the Phil and PhDs


Trinity in breach of advertising regulations

Adertising Standards Authority states that regulations had been breached when publicising a Masters programme

Trinity has breached advertising regulations when publicising a Masters programme on its website, according to the Irish Independent. A complaint was made with regards to the advertising of fees for a two-year Masters course in Cognitive Psychotherapy.

According to the …


“Being stressed with college and assignments are struggles everyone goes through in college”: Emma Purser Welfare Candidate

Seana Davis catches up with Emma to see why she thinks she should be Welfare Officer

Emma Purser is a Senior Sophister World Religions and Theology student from Stradbally, Co. Laois. She is an S2S peer supporter, a current member of the SU Lobby Group and Liaison Officer for QSoc. She has been an SU Class

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When artificial intelligence becomes the cyber-bully

Educational Psychologist of Trinity warns against the possibility of cyber robotic attacks, in a book launched on Safer Internet Day


A book which was co-edited by Dr. Conor McGuckin, Trinity Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology, and Dr. Lucie Corcoran of Dublin Business School (DBS) was launched on the February 7, Safer Internet Day. The book is titled “Bullying and Cyber-bullying:

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“Sometimes the challenge chooses you”- DU Clinical Therapies and BioSoc welcome Mark Pollock

Trinity alumnus Mark Pollock was welcomed to campus to give an inspiring talk today, having overcome disability not once, but twice in his life


Pollock launched his discussion with a simple sentence: “Sometimes the challenge chooses you.” The business graduate has had many a challenge to overcome and proved to be a highly motivational speaker.  

Competitor or Spectator?

In 1998, Pollock was studying business