• Nobel Prize-winners discuss the future of biology at Trinity

    September 2018

    Five Nobel Prize-winners and some of the world’s most brilliant science minds spoke at the Schrödinger at 75 – the Future of Biology meeting, organised by Trinity College Dublin. This stellar international meeting took its inspiration from an iconic moment in history that changed the course of science when Erwin Schrödinger delivered his paradigm-shifting What is Life? lectures in Trinity in 1943.

    Extensive international media coverage included pieces in/on:

    BBC Inside Science 

    RTE Six One News, and One News 

    RTE Morning Ireland

    Nature

    New Scientist

    Future Zone and Der Standard Austria

    Irish Times, and 10 more presentation summary articles (e.g. this and this)

    University Times

    Trinity News

     

  • New research shows why babies need to move in the womb

    March 2018

    Scientists have just discovered why babies need to move in the womb to develop strong bones and joints. It turns out there are some key molecular interactions that are stimulated by movement and which guide the cells and tissues of the embryo to build a functionally robust yet malleable skeleton.

    Extensive international media included pieces in/on:

    Huffington Post

    IFL Science

    RTE

    Irish Times

    Irish Examiner

    Radio Sarajevo

    Inverse

    MSN

    The Hindu

    Iran Daily

  • Beyond 2022 project to recreate public record office destroyed in 1922 fire

    February 2018

    A ground-breaking project to digitally recreate the building and contents of the Public Record Office of Ireland, destroyed by fire at Dublin’s Four Courts at the outset of the Irish Civil War, has been announced by Trinity College Dublin today, February 8th, 2018.

    Extensive media coverage included pieces in/on:

    Morning Ireland, RTE

    RTE One O’Clock News 

    RTE Six One News

    TV3 News @7, News @ 5, News @ 10

    RTE.ie

    BBC.co.uk

    IrishTimes.com

    Siliconrepublic.com

    IrishCentral.com

    TheJournal.ie

    TechCentral.ie

  • Innovative education practices improve students’ College-going ambitions

  • Trinity engineers unveil Ireland’s first prototype robot for assisted care

    November 2017

    Robotics engineers from Trinity today unveiled the first prototype robot designed to work in assisted care facilities and help the elderly and people living with disability in Ireland.

    Extensive media coverage included pieces in/on:

    Irish Times

    The Times

    Irish Examiner

    Irish Mirror

    RTE.ie

    RTE Six One News

    RTE Radio One Drivetime

    Silicon Republic 1 and 2

    98 FM

    Newstalk

    Tech Central

    The Journal

    The Conversation

  • Launch of first major Irish exhibition on Oscar Wilde

    October 2017

    The first major Irish exhibition on Oscar Wilde was launched in Trinity’s Long Room. Featuring letters, photographs, theatre programmes, books and memorabilia, the exhibition maps out the Anglo-Irish playwright’s meteoric rise to fame and also his dramatic fall from grace.

    Extensive media included pieces in/on:

    Today with Sean O’Rourke, RTE Radio 1

    Blas, BBC Ulster

    Irish Independent

    Irish Times

    Irish Times, Picture of the Day

    Irish Sun

    Irish Examiner

    IrishCentral.com

    RTE Culture

  • Scientists identify new mechanism for the development of schizophrenia

    October 2017

    Scientists from Trinity and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) have discovered that abnormalities of blood vessels in the brain may play a major role in the development of schizophrenia. Read more here.

    Extensive media coverage included pieces in/on:

    Irish Times

    Irish Independent

    Irish Examiner

    Irish Health

    Science Daily

    RTE.ie

    UPI

    Medical Xpress

    Health Canal

    Science Magazine

  • Trinity Walton Club’s summer camp explores innovation and entrepreneurship

  • How healthy is your bike commute in Dublin?

    June 2017

    Switching from driving to a cycling commute helps Dublin city dwellers improve their physical health and mental wellbeing. However, the overall positive health benefits of cycling to the local population may mask some potential negative health impacts to individual cyclists, according to a new study involving researchers from Trinity College Dublin.

    Extensive media coverage included pieces in/on:

    Irish Times

    Irish Independent 

    The Journal 

    Dublin Live 

    Medical Xpress

    Irish Daily Star

    The Times

    98 FM

    Newstalk Drive

  • Trinity unveils precious Irish manuscripts from the Dark Ages

    June 2017

    Precious Irish manuscripts from the Dark Ages have been conserved by Trinity College Dublin following a three-year programme funded by Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global Art Conservation project. The rarely seen manuscripts from early Christianity have been repaired, analysed and digitised and will now go on public display together for the first time, exhibiting the manuscripts’ magnificent artistry and ornamentation by Ireland’s earliest painters.

    Extensive media coverage included pieces in/on:

    Irish Times

    RTE Six One News

    RTE Special Report 

    The Times

    The Journal