Trinity recognised the rich academic and cultural links between Ireland and Greece today by awarding an honorary degree to the Greek President H.E. Prokopis Pavlopoulos.
The announcement was made at the the world’s first Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin.
By blueprinting how the antibiotics function against MRSA, the scientists have provided new options for drug designers seeking to hold back the global threat that antimicrobial resistance poses humanity.
The scientists have also discovered how we can kick-start those engines back into gear – providing hope that improved treatment options could soon be on the horizon.
Cabinet accepted a report by the Grand Canal Innovation District advisory Group and its recommendations. The report, published today, provides a clear strategy and road map to underpin the development and progression of this district to ensure that Ireland has an innovation district to rival the best in the world.
David Igoe, an assistant professor in the School of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, was awarded €348,950 from SEAI’s research and development programme to lead a research project exploring the dynamic interactions between the foundations and soils for offshore wind turbines. Eleanor Denny, an associate professor in the Economics Department at Trinity College Dublin, was awarded a research grant of €348,000 from SEAI’s research and development programme to conduct research into electric vehicles and consumer investment behaviour.
A project led by Trinity professor Brendan Browne to introduce teenagers from disadvantaged areas of Belfast to the medical world has just completed a successful eight-week run.
Conor McGinn, Assistant Professor in Trinity’s School of Engineering and lead developer of Ireland’s first socially assistive robot, Stevie, is among the 35 outstanding innovators honoured.
After studying what “nature” means in more than 60 different languages, including some indigenous peoples’ languages, it is easier to see why unifying environmental and conservation policies is so hard.
Professor McAleese has a long-standing connection with Trinity, having held the position of Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology from 1975 to 1987 and been involved in numerous University events and initiatives over subsequent years.