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  • New Growing Up in Ireland Report Published
    The ‘Maternal Health Behaviours and Child Growth In Infancy’ report, co-authored by Prof Richard Layte from the Department of Sociology, provides evidence of the profound influence of early life environment on children’s subsequent health and identifies implications for policy-makers. The study was launched by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr James Reilly.
  • TCD Researchers Awarded Funding Under Horizon 2020
    An interdisciplinary team including researchers from the Department of Sociology (Prof. Richard Layte) and the TILDA Study (Dr Ann Hever) have been awarded € 6 million from the European Commission for the LIFEPATH project. The study aims to understand the determinants of diverging ageing pathways among individuals belonging to different socioeconomic groups.
  • Trinity Researcher Appointed to Prestigious Environmental Economics Programme
    Dr Claudia Aravena Novielli a postdoctoral researcher with the Department of Economics in the School of Social Sciences and Philosophy, has received a prestigious appointment to the Scientific Committee of the Latin American and Caribbean Environmental Economics Program (LACEEP).

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