Trinity tree of the month - Willow Leaved Beech
This month we are featuring a very rare and newly planted tree in Botany Bay, Fagus sylvatica Ansorgei or Willow Leaved Beech. Currently this tree stands at three metres, and will stand at roughly five metres when fully grown.
Launch of 'First Folio' exhibition in Trinity's Long Room
400 years after publication, Ireland’s only copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio went on display in the Library of Trinity College Dublin. The exhibition entitled “Shakespeare the Irishman” was also available as an online version on Google Arts & Culture.
13 Apr 2023
What is hope and why do we need it?
Professor Brian Lawlor (Global Brain Health Institute) discusses why hope is not a given, and why we have to work at it, and connect outside of ourselves.
2 Jan 2023
Ready, Set, Go: Have your say on the Provost’s Innovation Challenge 2023
The annual Provost's Innovation Challenge@Tangent is an intensive 3-day hackathon when Trinity students from multiple disciplines gather to brainstorm solutions to some of our biggest social issues.
3 Jan 2023
Study: Voting behaviour and exposure to Russian Twitter campaigns in 2016 US election
An international research study involving researchers in Ireland, Europe and the USA found that that despite Russia’s disinformation operations on social media, there were no measurable changes in attitudes, polarisation, or voting behaviour among those exposed to the foreign influence campaign on Twitter.
10 Jan 2023
Trinity tree of the month- the Common Ash
This January we are featuring one of Ireland’s tallest native tree species, the Common Ash (Fraxinus excelsior, or Fuinseog in Irish). The tree is located in the South Arboretum of Trinity College Botanic Garden beside Trinity Hall in Dartry.
11 Jan 2023
Predisposition to accidental awareness under anaesthesia identified
New markers in brain structures and function which could help identify people who require a higher than average dose of anaesthetic have been identified by researchers in the School of Psychology.
12 Jan 2023
Bees exposed to EU’s most common weedkiller via wildflower nectar
Bees may be at risk from exposure to glyphosate – an active ingredient in some of the EU’s most commonly used weedkillers – via contaminated wildflower nectar, according to new research from Trinity and DCU scientists.
17 Jan 2023
Separation leads to significant gender differences in parent-child time
After parental split up mother-child time doubles, two-parent time declines threefold, and father-child time remains low, according to new research from sociologists in Trinity and UNED Madrid, Spain.
17 Jan 2023
Provost's Fellowship in Curating 2022-23
The Douglas Hyde is delighted to welcome Aisling Clark to the team as the second Provost’s Curatorial Fellow. Established in 2020, the Provost’s Fellowship in Curating offers recent graduates of Trinity College Dublin the opportunity to work within The Douglas Hyde over a period of twelve months.
18 Jan 2023
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