Dr Susan Murphy, Associate Professor of Development Practice in Trinity College Dublin’s School of Natural Sciences, recently won a European Research Council Starting Grant award for her five-year project, GEOFORMATIONS. Read more about the project’s goals here
There is an undeniable appeal to apocalyptic narratives. Scotty McQueen asks how can we approach these narratives ethically and if we can we draw useful lessons from them.
Marvin Suesse reflects on the writing of his new book The Nationalist Dilemma: A Global History of Economic Nationalism, 1776 - Present
Read more about a special event held on St Brigid’s Day to share awareness, knowledge and experiences on the topic of gender and sex in research and innovation.
Find out more about how Maria Grazia Porcedda wrote her new book Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection in EU Law
We all see Artificial Intelligence technology increasingly influencing the way we make decisions. Read more about how Dr Nicola Palladino is interrogating that influence.
Go between the lines of Brendan Ciarán Browne’s new book on transitional justice and Palestine
What will robots look like in the future? Should we imagine them as fear-inducing threats like the Terminator, or cute and likeable service providers like Wall-E? Find out why Dr. Pat Treusch thinks it’s time to dismantle this kind of binary thinking.
Can Augmented Reality be used to foster a shared sense of well-being and overcome loneliness? This is what Dr. Kata Szita has been exploring in her research during her HUMAN+ fellowship. Find out more here!
Can artificial intelligence – usually known as AI – be used to support human teaching and assessment practices? This is what Dr. Qian Xiao asks in her HUMAN+ research project. Find out more about how she uses machine learning techniques to generate information for new forms of teaching
DARIAH, the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, holds its second Innovation Forum at Trinity in November
Brendan Ciarán Browne goes between the lines of his new book Refugees and Forced Displacement in Northern Ireland’s Troubles
Kathryn Ammon is a PhD candidate in the School of Social Work and Social Policy. Read her reflection on her relationship with her research
Over the next month, in the run-up to European Researchers’ Night we will publish a profile of each HUMAN+ researcher sharing insights into how HUMAN+ is shaping the future of research in the fields of feminism and robotics, the future of online governance, virtual reality and loneliness, and education and integrated computer teaching systems.
Joseph Roche goes between the lines of his new book, Essential Skills for Early Career Researchers
Céline Thobois, Lórien MacEnulty, Marjorie Metzger, and Sean McKenna sat down to discuss their experience taking part in the international 3 Minute Thesis competition
Charlie Kerrigan shares some insights into the writing process of his book Virgil’s Map
A special event is coming to the Trinity Long Room Hub on Tuesday the 24th of May 2022! Find out more about Curiouser and Curiouser: The Great Children’s Book Panel Quiz Show and the launch of the Research Impact Case Study for the National Collection of Children’s Books
S. Jonathon O’Donnell reflects on the process of writing their first monograph, Passing Orders: Demonology and Sovereignty in American Spiritual Warfare
Find out more about the Dean of Research’s 2021 Research Boost Programme
Alex Alonso, a postdoctoral fellow in the School of English, reflects on the process of writing his book Transatlantic Formations: Paul Muldoon in America
Kate Smyth talks to Prof. Suzanne Cloonan about her work on COPD, relocating her lab to Trinity, and what it’s like to work in research
Rachael Walsh, Assistant Professor in the School of Law, reflects on the writing process for her book, Property Rights and Social Justice
Prof. Valerie Smith and colleagues in the School of Nursing and Midwifery present the second report in their analysis of maternity care in Ireland during Covid-19
Catch up with all the latest news from the SHAPE-ID project!
Isabella Jackson discusses her research project CHINACHILD which explores changing conceptions of Chinese childhood in the twentieth century
Kate Smyth speaks to Aljosa Smolic, Professor of Creative Technologies at Trinity College Dublin about collaborative projects between researchers in Computer Science and the Arts
To explore the impact of Covid-19 on maternity care, Prof. Valerie Smith and colleagues in the School of Nursing and Midwifery evaluated both clinical and experiential outcomes in a two-phase study at one hospital site in Ireland
Céline Thobois writes about the Beckett Reading Group, shared reading, and how the group moved online during the pandemic
Lisa Doyle, a PhD candidate in the Department of Classics, reflects on her relationship with her research
Prof Iris Möller talks to Kate Smyth about her academic consultancy work with local governments and communities
What is the difference between climate and weather? Are global warming and climate change the same thing? How much are humans impacting the climate on our planet? Is there anything we can do to stop climate change? Prof. Iris Moeller answers all our questions
To mark the publication of a new paper by his group QuSys, John Goold traces the field of quantum thermodynamics through two hundred years of scientific endeavour
Nandini Gupta is a PhD candidate in the Irish School of Ecumenics. Here she writes about her relationship with her research.
Lorraine Leeson tells the story of how she first became interested in the field of linguistic and deaf studies
Rosie Lavan, an Assistant Professor in the School of English, reflects on the writing process for her book Seamus Heaney and Society
Kate Smyth speaks to two academics from the School of Psychology to get their take on the impact the pandemic has been having on our social relationships.
What are stars made of? Are there different types of stars and how can you tell them apart? Dr Donna Rodgers-Lee helps us find out more about our galaxy!
Caitlin White is undertaking a PhD in Public History and writes about how her research has changed her
Autumn Brown is a PhD researcher with Science Gallery Dublin and the School of Education where her research explores how art, science and society shape one another
We’ve all heard of viruses, but do you know how they work? Or whether they’re alive? Or what antibodies actually are? Prof. Andrew Bowie answers all our questions!
Emer Emily Neenan, a PhD candidate in the School of Education, reflects on her experiences as a PhD researcher.
What is 5G and how does it work? What’s a network and how do they work? What makes 5G better than all the other Gs? Prof. Linda Doyle answer all our questions about the next generation of mobile networks.
Alexandra Corey, a PhD candidate in the Department of French writes about the connections between her research on a 16th century French poet and our sense of community today
On the eve of The Lottery, Bernice Murphy writes about her years researching the acclaimed author Shirley Jackson
Martina Mendola, PhD candidate in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies writes about her research on coming of age stories in contemporary Italian literature
Have you ever wondered how exactly sign language works? Or why signers’ faces are so expressive? Or if you can shout in sign language? Prof. Lorraine Leeson answers all our questions in our podcast!
Dawn Seymour Klos, PhD candidate in the School of Histories and Humanities explores her relationship with her research on women’s rights and identity construction of individuals under English Common Law
Pathways to Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Research for the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences: Bridging the Research-Policy Gap
Trinity researchers have launched a new set of tools aimed at providing guidance and support to children and their families during the COVID-19 crisis while schools are closed
Annie C. Humphrey, PhD candidate in the School of Histories and Humanities, writes about the impact their research on the depiction of Vikings in Middle Irish dynastic propaganda texts has had on their own identity
Anne-Marie Baird on Lung Cancer Research and Patient Advocacy
Sahar Ahmed, PhD candidate in the School of Law, writes about how her approach to her research on the right to freedom of religion within the international human rights legal system and Islamic jurisprudence has evolved
SHAPE-ID’s first webinar on 14th May 2020 addressed the importance of ensuring perspectives from the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences are part of the response to the COVID-19 crisis
Ralph Moore, PhD candidate in the Department of Classics, writes about how his approach to his research has evolved
Ruth Brennan, recipient of a Trinity Research Excellence Award, explores how her work as a marine social scientist engages with local communities
Louise Kari Méreau, PhD candidate in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies writes about her relationship with her research on Cynicism in French contemporary novels.
Mary Doyle, Public Policy Fellow at the Trinity Long Room Hub, tells us why the research community and the public policy community need to find new ways of talking to each other.
Daryl Hendley Rooney, PhD candidate in the School of Histories and Humanities, writes about his relationship with his research on how the Irish were constructed as "other" by writers in early Plantagenet England
Roja Fazaeli, recipient of a Trinity Research Excellence Award, talks about her work on how women’s experiences of and with Islam impact their family and political engagements
Morgan Wait, PhD candidate in the School of Histories and Humanities, writes about how her research on television has changed her
Patricia Doherty, recipient of a Trinity Research Excellence Award, talks about her role at the Trinity St James’s Cancer Institute
Orlaith Darling, PhD Candidate in the School of English, writes about her relationship with her research on contemporary short fiction by Irish women
Catch up with all the latest news and updates from the SHAPE-ID project!
Carlos Oliveras, postgrad rep for the Identities in Transformation research theme, kicks off a series of pieces from PhD candidates about their relationship with their research
Researchers from the School of Education have produced 6 short videos on how families can support young children with their numeracy during the school shutdown
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the TILDA research, management and administrative support teams have collectively reoriented their work to assist the planners and providers of health services in Ireland in managing the crisis.
Craftsmanship is all around us, even in the limited two-kilometre span of our reduced lives
We are delighted to announce the recipients of the Trinity Research Excellence Awards for 2020
Clare Clarke takes us between the lines of her new book British Detective Fiction 1890-1901
Education in Palliative Care for Primary Healthcare Professionals with Ruth Usher
Catherine Comiskey takes us between the lines of her new book Addiction Debates
Mary Bourke’s research on extreme environmental events in action
New discoveries from the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability
Read about our annual showcase of research from all across Trinity
Claire Gillan is at the forefront of how we define, identify and treat mental health problems
Read an extract from Professor Darryl Jones’ book Sleeping With The Lights On
Paula Quigley discusses the depiction of women in horror films.
Clemens Ruthner discusses his interest in vampires and how his research found a home in Trinity.
Each episode of Michelle D’Arcy’s podcast tells the story of a meeting between an Irish person and a refugee or person seeking asylum.
Professor of Creative Technologies Aljosa Smolic aims to build the full immersive entertainment platform. Read more about how he plans to realise that goal.
Dr Maja Halilovic-Pastuovic’s research offers insight into the context of ethnic and religious conflict
Classics at Trinity is ranked 13th in the world. Find out more about our small but ambitious team!
Read about how Dania Movia uses Instagram to bring her research to a wider audience
Some of the world’s most highly-cited researchers are here at Trinity. Read more about them and their work here!
Amelia McConville discusses how her research uses poetry to bridge the gap between science and the humanities.
Recommender systems like Amazon’s "Customers who bought this item also bought" are part of almost every platform on the Web, as well as of many mobile and desktop applications. Joeran Beel discusses how recommender systems work and how his research on them has evolved.
Research looks different for everyone! Emer Emily Neenan describes her work on how secondary school students engage with Earth Science.
The goal should be clarity and simplicity, not trying to impress people with jargon, with flowery phrases, or with how much intellectual effort went into figuring something out.
We asked this question on Twitter and the result was a hugely entertaining and inspiring collection of tiny research stories...