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News Archive: Pre 2015

2014

TCD’s Mars research (in Geography and Astrophysics) featured on RTE’s the Science Squad
Food-Geography Party for GeoWeek 2014 - public lectures, panel discussion & reception Thursday 20 Nov POSTER and FULL PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
GeoWeek 2014: Geographies of Food 17-21 November
GeogSoc Photo Competition - closing date for entries 18 Nov 12noon
GeogSoc Riga Expedition Signup: Seminar Rm B, Museum Building, 12 noon Thurs 09/10
Today’s Seminar Series Lecture - Dr Abigail Rooney (TCD) “Nitrogen isotopes, climate change and extinction: a Late Devonian case study”. Friday 3 Oct at 1pm in M4, Museum Building
"Finance, Economy, Society" International Seminar, 30th May 2014
Freeman Library - extended hours for Annual Exams
Earth Ball - Tuesday 18 Feb 2014
QS Top Universities - TCD Geography in 2013 top 100 globally
First Irish Geomorphology Workshop - Saturday 8 Feb 2014
Sustainable Consumption Project, CONSENSUS, Secures Funding for Innovative Research
RTE 1’s Eco Eye series "2050" Drs Anna Davies, Laura Devaney and Ruth Doyle on population growth and climate change
Mars and TCD Geography on the news

2013

CONSENSUS research project on sustainable consumption announces new animations and updated website.
Seminar "On the periphery of the European periphery or Eurasian re-consolidation? Ukraine after the financial crisis". Prof Adam Swain, University of Nottingham - 25 November
"The Geological History of Water on an Earth-like Planet". A lecture by Distinguished International Lecturer 2013, Dr Victor R. Baker - 2nd September
Postdoc Lunchtime Seminar Series this September
2013 Published Annual Undergraduate Examination Results available from the Central and Academic Administration Services
Geography Postgraduate Symposium - Tuesday 23rd April 2013
Secrets of the Irish Landscape - major new 3- part RTÉ TV series featuring Professors Pete Coxon, Robin Edwards and Fraser Mitchell - see podcast for preview
Trinity Monday Announcements
Dynamic surface of the Red Planet - Dr Mary Bourke (Silicone Republic)
Dr Mary Bourke in the Red Planet Report "What’s up with Mars"
Earth Sciences Field Trip to Sicily
Laura Devaney’s "Spaces of security, surveillance and food safety" referenced in geography blog - "Stop horsing around"
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter records changes to Martian surface
Mars in 3D - what will be on the Geography Noticeboard in Hilary Term?

2012

Sam Barrett in the FT: Political expediency underlies ’turning point‘ in climate aid
Martian Floodwaters: Dr Mary Bourke, TCD Geography/PSI
Irish Water Safety award JS Geography Student, Patrick Moss
BBC News report: TCD Geography Graduate, Chris Somerville - Gaza Aquaponics project
View Deltas on Mars
Erasmus information meeting for 2013/14
Conference of Irish Geographers May 2012
Inaugural Geography Society of Ireland Awards Ceremony, April 2012
Professor Anna Davies has new book published: "Enterprising Communities: grassroots sustainability innovations

2011

Prof. Pádraig Carmody awarded Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences Senior Research Fellowship
Inaugural presentation of the IQUA "Frank Mitchell Award"
Waterwise! Geography research exhibited in the Science Gallery’s new exhibition ‘Surface Tension: The future of water’ from 21st October 2011 to 20th January 2012.
INQUA Bern Congress a great success - 2100 registered participants attended. Scientific Programme Chair: Professor Pete Coxon
Geography involved in discovery of polar bear’s Irish ancestry

2010

Professor of Geography, David Taylor, awarded EU FP7 funding to research ‘Healthy Futures’.
Laura Devaney, Geography PhD student is awarded IRCHSS Post-Graduate Scholarship 2010
Ruth Doyle, Geography PhD student selected as an Irish Climate Advocate
Geography student David Kearney a finalist for Trinity Student Award, 2010
Dr. Carlos Rocha in the news
Innovation Bursary awarded
Ireland After NAMA is a new Blog and Website which is being co-ordinated by Geographers from across Ireland, including Dr Andrew MacLaran and Professor Anna Davies from Trinity College, regarding the geographical effects of NAMA.