We used to think diamonds were everywhere. New research suggests they’ve always been rare
Emma Tomlinson, Assistant Professor in the School of Natural Sciences, co-authored this piece about what her collaborative research is teaching us about the formation of diamonds throughout time.
16 Mar 2023
International law doesn’t protect people fleeing environmental disaster – here’s how it could
Only the creation of an efficient international framework of laws can guarantee refuge for people fleeing such environmental disasters in future, says Morgiane Noel, PhD Candidate, School of Law.
14 Mar 2023
Are interest rates really going to keep rising sharply?
Until core inflation is definitely under control, borrowing costs are going to rise more sharply than everyone was hoping, says Dr Supriya Kapoor, Trinity Business School, in this piece published in The Conversation.
13 Mar 2023
Windsor Framework is as good as it gets for unionism. Will it be enough?
The DUP’s response to the Windsor Agreement will determine whether we will celebrate the Good Friday Agreement’s 25th next month, its very future and that of these islands, says Etain Tannam, Associate Professor in international Peace Studies, in a piece originally published by The Irish Times.
6 Mar 2023
Why are so many Irish films and filmmakers nominated for Oscars?
They might have little else in common, but Banshees and The Quiet Girl are the products of a network of influences, a long tradition of acting talent that now moves comfortably between LA and Ireland, writes Professor Ruth Barton in this piece originally published in The Conversation.
28 Feb 2023
Ireland has lost almost all of its native forests – here’s how to bring them back
Martha O'Hagan Luff, Associate Professor in Trinity Business School, explains why it is important that we re-establish native forests in Ireland and how we can do it in this piece first published by The Conversation.
27 Feb 2023
First sculptures of women installed in Trinity's Old Library
The new sculptures, the first to be commissioned in more than a century, will be displayed among the 40 marble sculptures that line Trinity’s historic Long Room, which were hitherto all of men.
1 Feb 2023
St Brigid at home and on tour with Cuala
To celebrate St Brigid's Day, Dr Billy Shortall, research fellow at the Cuala Press Research Project, shows us how St Brigid was celebrated in the visual art of Cuala Industries, a female run arts and crafts cooperative in the early 20th century.
31 Jan 2023
ChatGPT: our study shows AI can produce academic papers good enough for journals
Publishers and researchers should not necessarily see ChatGPT as a threat but rather as a potentially important aide for research argue Dr Brian Lucey, School of Business and Michael Dowling, Dublin City University, in this piece that was originally published in The Conversation.
30 Jan 2023
Brigit of Ireland: Saint or goddess?
Ireland's new public holiday to celebrate the icon Brigit has been greeted with widespread enthusiasm. In this comment piece, Dr Mary Condren, Trinity’s Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies, asks “who is Brigit, goddess or saint?”
30 Jan 2023