#35 A Conversation with Paul Koralek

On 13 October we were privileged to welcome the Berkeley’s architect Paul Koralek to speak to a sell-out crowd in the Edmund Burke Theatre, to discuss the Berkeley Library with John Tuomey and other guests.

Luckily, we captured it all for posterity (with decent sound too, thanks to our expert cameraman) – so let’s allow all our guests to speak for themselves. Enjoy!

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#20 This Town Ain’t Big Enough…

Trinity was in the happy situation of moving up 10 places in the QS World University Rankings for 2018, to 88th in the world. That now makes Trinity not only the highest-placed Irish university in the QS rankings, but also the only Irish university placed in the Top 100.

However, if Irish academic institutions move down the worldwide rankings, an idea that is occasionally mooted is the “merger” of Trinity College Dublin (the sole constituent of the University of Dublin), and our friends/rivals University College Dublin (the National University of Ireland, Dublin), into a super university capable of taking on emerging Asian institutions as well as the old guard in the UK, Europe and the States.

See original at http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:47306. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

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