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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.

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  • Social and Political Review (SPR) Awards Inaugural Student Prize
    Now in its 27th year, the SPR showcases exemplary work by Trinity’s social science students. Congratulations to Nicolas Yahyaoui, MPhil in Race, Ethnicity and Conflict student, who won the ‘TCD Trust Prize’ for Best Article, kindly sponsored by the TCD Association and Trust.
  • Three Grattan Scholarships to be awarded by the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy
    Thanks to the generosity of Trinity's alumni and friends, three outstanding PhD candidates, in Economics and Political Science, will be awarded the prestigious scholarship in 2017/2018. Qualified graduates should apply to the relevant PhD programme by 21, March 2017.
  • 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.

In The Spotlight

Photograph of Barry Eichengreen

The Policy Institute welcomed Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkley to discuss his latest book
“Hall of Mirrors”



Last updated 20 January 2015 .