Teaching, research and student accommodation at Trinity College Dublin will be transformed over the next two years with the backing of a €100 million long-term European Investment Bank (EIB) loan for four capital developments across the campus.
A Trinity delegation of six is showcasing a range of research including ‘Stevie’ the robot at Maker Faire Rome.
The report by Trinity researchers, Dr Ann Devitt, and Dr Mairead Brady, was funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, in partnership with the Irish Research Council.
Trinity zoologist, Nicola Marples, shared her invaluable knowledge of Ireland’s wildlife as an expert adviser on Dr Hibernica Finch’s Compelling Compendium of Irish Animals.
The 2018 John Kirker Memorial Lecture, named in honour of the pioneering epileptologist and Trinity graduate Dr John Kirker, was recently delivered by Orrin Devinsky, Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine. The lecture entitled ‘Medicinal Cannabis for Epilepsy’ was presented on as a keynote talk of the meeting of the Irish Chapter of the International League against Epilepsy.
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, launched the new I-Form Advanced Manufacturing SFI Research Centre, hosted by University College Dublin, representing Government and industry investment of €22.2 million on 24 September.
A final year Trinity PhD student in Biomedical Engineering, Robert Gaul, has scooped two major engineering awards – first prize in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) PhD competition for Cardiovascular Mechanics and Cell Biomechanics at the World Congress of Biomechanics, and the Engineers Ireland Biomedical Research Medal.
On 24 September, the opening day of Cancer Week, Professor Owen P. Smith gave a lecture “60 years since the discovery of Burkitt Lymphoma” at Trinity.
The students interviewed for internship placements with companies including Bloomberg, Deloitte, Intel and Accenture.
The new book showcases 14 unique and often surprising research tales told by the researchers who lived them.