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
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
What's behind the rise in caesarean births for first-time mums in Ireland?
A new study from the School of Nursing and Midwifery has found that factors influencing a clinician’s decision to perform a caesarean-section on a first-time mother, are complex and multifactorial.
11 Jan 2023
Voting behaviour and exposure to Russian Twitter campaigns during 2016 US election
Voting behaviour in the 2016 US presidential election was not affected by foreign disinformation campaigns on Twitter according to a new study conducted by an international team of researchers.
9 Jan 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
Research Highlights 2022
Over the past 12 months Trinity’s researchers have made some incredible contributions to their fields and to society. In this reflective piece, we highlight 12 pieces of work/impacts that made waves and sparked discussion in 2022.
30 Dec 2022
The Old Library in 2022: A year of great change
The monumental task of decanting the Library collections - involving a team of more than 75 staff and assistants - began last Spring, with a staggering 3.5 kilometres of books removed.
27 Dec 2022
Accessible digital skills education programme for adults with intellectual disability continues to grow
Researchers from Trinity, who are spearheading an accessible digital skills education programme that will support better health and social inclusion outcomes for adults with intellectual disabilities, have international plans for 2023 – with a roadshow in the UK an early highlight.
26 Dec 2022
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Finding festive treats in the Virtual Record Treasury of Ireland
The Virtual Record Treasury of Ireland is an online treasure trove of historical records where we can learn a lot about Christmas of the past, explains Ciarán Wallace, in this article that was first published by RTE History.
26 Dec 2022
Cuala Press Christmas cards visualised the ideals of the Irish Revivalist movement
A Gaelicised Virgin Mary ironing beside a red-headed baby Jesus and a bedraggled Father Time on Dublin’s quays are among some of the striking images featured in Christmas and New Year greeting cards produced by Cuala Press.
22 Dec 2022