The Policy Institute
The Policy Institute aims to highlight the contribution of philosophy and social science to current public issues. The Institute’s public events programme plays a key role in enabling the public to engage with the School and its work, and in ensuring that leading academics and policy-makers from around the world are publicly accessible.
- Grattan Scholars’ research addresses the major challenges of our time
The School of Social Sciences and Philosophy awarded prestigious Grattan Scholarships to three postgraduate students at a reception recently hosted by Dr Patrick Prendergast, Provost of Trinity College Dublin.
- Launch of Trinity Research in Social Sciences (TRiSS)
On Nov 14, Provost Dr Patrick Prendergast and Secretary General of Department of Public Expenditure, Robert Watt officially launched TRiSS which has been established to further strengthen Trinity’s record of research excellence in the social sciences.
- School of Social Sciences and Philosophy’s GradLink Mentoring Programme Connects Graduates and Students
GradLink, which was launched on Oct 27, aims to develop economics, philosophy, political science and sociology Junior Sophister students' knowledge of their career options by developing supportive mentoring relationships with alumni.
In The Spotlight
The Policy Institute welcomed Barry Eichengreen,
Professor of Economics and Political Science,
University of California, Berkley to discuss his latest book
“Hall of Mirrors”