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TYPE is the Transition Year Physics Experience at the School of Physics and is a programme of events that introduces TY students to physics and the physicists at Trinity College Dublin. In addition to the week-long TYPE Programme we also run two thematic TYPE Days – one in Physics & Nanoscience and one in Astrophysics.

TYPE Programme and Days 2018/19

Detailed information regarding our TYPE events in 2018/19. will be posted here and sent out to all secondary schools in later in October 2018. This information will contain all details about how to apply to participate in the TYPE Programme or one of the TYPE Days. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY NOW as all applications will be processed through your secondary school.

****Note change of dates for the TYPE programme 2018/19 *****

TYPE Week Programme Monday-Friday, 04–08 March 2019
TYPE Physics & Nanoscience Day Early May 2019 (tbc)
TYPE Astrophysics Day Early May 2019 (tbc)

*Please note that, as the TYPE week is likely to be heavily oversubscribed, participants will be chosen by random selection and that no more than two students from any one school will be accepted for this programme.

TYPE demonstration lecture from 2016

In 2016 one of our lecturers Dr. Shane Bergin, gave this demonstration lecture to our Transition Year students attending our TYPE event.

"Sound's amazing"

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TYPE 2016 TYPE 2017