Three Trinity students win global prizes at Undergraduate Awards

Seven regional winners also hail from Trinity


Three global and seven regional winners come from Trinity at this year’s Undergraduate Awards, the world’s largest academic awards programme, which received a record number of 6,432 submissions this year.

Trinity was the only Irish college to receive global awards …


Architect of Berkeley Library, Richard Burton, dies aged 83

Burton won the prize to design the library with two fellow students in 1960


Richard Burton, who co-founded ABK Architects after winning a prize to design the Berkeley Library as a student, has died aged 83.

Burton was born in London in 1933, qualifying as an architect at the Architectural Association. With two of


Deconstructing Disneyland

Meet the students from Notre Dame who balance their studies with placements in Dublin’s marginalised communities


Fighting Words is a creative writing initiative based close to Croke Park, and co-founded by Roddy Doyle. Run by volunteers, it gives primary school children the opportunity to write stories of their own. Shortly after Chinese New Year, Maggie Blake,


A Brief History of The Lad Bible

The Lad Bible is more popular than the BBC, The Irish Times and Instagram. Tadgh Healy explores the reasons behind its rise and examines the problems associated with its widening scope.


Mark Zuckerberg recently renounced Facebook’s famous motto “move fast and break things” which it is said once plastered their office walls. Facebook’s early philosophy was a fearless willingness to make mistakes. It needed to be brave, innovative, and above all


Escaping a broken health system

Trinity medics outline their reasons for emigrating and react to talk of plans to make them stay.

indepthBANNERA recent NUI Galway study of medical students in Ireland found that 88% of respondents were considering pursuing their professional career overseas following graduation. Of course, soon after the study was published, the headline “9 in 10 medical students may …

€58k raised as Trinity team wins Jailbreak 2015

Third-year students Hugh Weldon and Ahmad Mu’azzam arrived at Lake Bled seven hours before the final deadline.

newsThe winners of Jailbreak 2015 have been announced as Trinity students Ahmad Mu’azzam and Hugh Weldon.

The two-third year mechanical engineering students fought off competition from 81 others teams to arrive in Lake Bled at around 1pm today, seven hours


‘I’m Israeli and I take responsibility’

Trinity professor Ronit Lentin talks to TN about her support for the Trinity Apartheid-Free Campus Campaign.


Ronit Lentin is perhaps the most senior figure associated with Trinity College to support an academic boycott of Israel. Born in Haifa before, as she is keen to stress, the creation of the state of Israel, Lentin began her PhD …