• Study: Voting behaviour and exposure to Russian Twitter campaigns in 2016 US election

    January 2023

    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. 

  • Government approves eviction ban

    October 2022

    In October the Irish Government announced a moratorium on evictions until April 2023. Dr Sarah Hamill and Dr Rachel Walsh from our School of Law provided expert comment to a number of media outlets. 

  • New report on Irish abortion services

    July 2022

    A report from the School of Social Work and Social Policy has found that Ireland’s new abortion services are overall working well but the needs of women seeking abortion services for severe foetal abnormality are not being met. Extensive coverage included:

  • Archives around the world join forces and bring Ireland’s destroyed Public Record Office back to life

    June 2022

    An immersive digital recreation of the Public Record Office and its collections was launched by Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin T.D. Extensive coverage included:

  • The forgotten sisters of WB Yeats - Cuala Press Research project

    June 2022

    The Cuala Press Research Project aims to re-introduce the world to Elizabeth and Lily Yeats, a talented duo who founded the Cuala Industries in 1908 – a female-led enterprise in Churchtown, Dublin that almost exclusively employed and trained young women.

    Extensive coverage included:

  • Trinity ranked in world's top 100 universities

    June 2022
     
    For the first time in five years, Trinity rejoined the top 100 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, as it rose to 98th place.

    Extensive media coverage included: 

     
     
     
     
     
     
  • ‘Goldilocks amount’ of time spent online could be good for teenagers’ wellbeing

    May 2022

     

    New research from the Department of Sociology in Trinity College Dublin has found further evidence of a relationship between online engagement and mental wellbeing in teenagers.

  • Trinity College Dublin elects first female Provost

    April 2021

    After an election process, Professor Linda Doyle, Professor of Engeineering and the Arts, was selected to become the first female Provost in Trinity College Dublin's 429-year history.

    This news met with much media interest, with coverage including:

  • Trinity academic provides Babylonian translations for Marvel Studios’ ‘Eternals’

    November 2021

    Translations into the long-dead language were provided for the Marvel Studios’ Eternals blockbuster film by Assyriologist Dr Martin Worthington.

    Extensive coverage included:

  • Trinity commissions four female busts for Long Room

    November 2020

    The four new busts will represent scientist Rosalind Franklin, folklorist, dramatist and theatre-founder Lady Augusta Gregory, mathematician Ada Lovelace and writer and pioneering women's rights advocate Mary Wollstonecraft. These subjects have been chosen from a list of more than 500 suggestions.

    There are currently 40 marble busts - all of men - in the Long Room. This is the first time in over a century that the university has commissioned new sculptures for this area.

    Coverage included: