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Wednesday 12 April 2017


10.30am Chariots of Fire Race

Venue: Front Square
This free event is open to the public, no booking required

12.00pm Tree Walk on Trinity Campus

Mr David Hackett, Grounds and Gardens Supervisor, Trinity College

This walk will certainly put a spring in your step! We invite you to join us for a guided walk through our campus where you can enjoy and learn about the variety of trees which are currently blooming in the heart of our busy city. Trinity College hosts a wide variety of fauna, all of which are expertly tended to by our grounds and garden staff. You might be lucky enough to spot some of the critters that call our grounds home.

Venue: Meet at the Campanille, Front Square
This free event is open to the public, no booking required

2.00pm Public Symposium - Technology in Healthcare

Venue: Stanley Quek Theatre, TBSI, Pearse Street

This free event is open to the public, NO booking required

2.00pm Trinity Week University Challenge 2017 - Heats

Show off your memory skills by taking part in Trinity Week's University Challenge 2017. The School of English has held the title for two consecutive years, will they retain their title in 2017?

For more information click here

Click here to register your team

Venue: Regent House


2.30pm The Music of Silence: its interpretation and performance

Venue: Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building

For full details on this event, including the running order, please click here.
This free event is open to the public, no booking required


7.30pm Trinity Week University Challenge 2017 - Final

After an afternoon of tense heats, during which teams from all over College will have competed for a place in the final, Brian Dobson, RTE will host the grand final of this year’s University Challenge.

Venue: Regent House

4.00pm - 7.00pm Innovative Approaches to Real-World Problems: Transdisciplinary Innovation Network (TIN) ShowCase Event

This event is an open poster session and panel discussion on Transdisciplinary approaches to global issues. Transdisciplinarity is an approach that is distinct from but extends from inter- and multi-disciplinary approaches in transcending disciplines. It thereby contributes towards overcoming fragmentation of knowledge, fostering and supporting creativity, innovation and societal responsibility. Undergraduate students from a wide range of disciplines who have participated in the TIN co-curricular pilot module in Transdisciplinary Design and Innovation will present group posters highlighting the global issues they identified and worked on.

Venue: Global Room, Hamilton Building

This free event is open to the public, booking is required: click here to book

10.30am - 6.30pm Remapping Trinity: A Literary Atlas of the University

Remapping Trinity is a unique two-day event which will explore ideas of place and space through exploring Trinity itself, and the buildings, objects, and stories which have shaped it. The programme includes workshops, roundtable discussions, an original promenade performance and a specially curated audio tour.

10.30-11am: Remapping Trinity: welcome and introduction
11am-1pm: Reading Place: a workshop with Dr Niamh NicGhabhann, University of Limerick
2-4pm: Five Gates: promenade performance across the campus. Assemble outside the Hub at 2pm.
4.30-6.30pm: Remapping Trinity: History & Collections: a roundtable discussion with Professor David Dickson, Dr Jane Maxwell, and Dr Edward McParland

All events are free, and take place in the Neill Lecture Theatre in the Trinity Long Room Hub unless otherwise stated. For more details please visit, or contact Dr Julie Bates or Dr Rosie Lavan in the School of English: / This event has been generously supported by the Strategic Fund of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and the School of English.