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At the core of TRiSS is a vibrant team of interdisciplinary academics, post-doctoral researchers, PhD students, visiting scholars and research assistants involved in cutting edge social science research.  Meet the team members by following the links below and do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in collaborating with any of our team or would like to discuss social science research at Trinity in general.

Professor Ronan Lyons

Director of TRiSS & Assistant Professor of Economics

Professor Lyons oversees the running of TRiSS, is an an Assistant Professor of Economics at Trinity College Dublin, where his primary research areas are housing markets, urban economics, and economic history. He is particularly interested in long-run housing markets, in order to better understand current housing experiences such as rapidly increasing housing costs in many high-income cities. You can find out more about his research on his profiles on RePEc or Google Scholar. In addition, he is a Research Associate at the Spatial Economics Research Centre in LSE and author of the Reports on Ireland's sale and rental housing markets. Prof. Lyons is a Board member of the HEA, Honorary Secretary of SSISI, and on the organising committee of DEW.

Chris Lysaght


Chris supports the Director with the overall daily running of TRiSS and manages the booking of the TRiSS Seminar Room and Boardroom. She completed her degrees in Economics, Public Relations and Marketing at the University of Queensland, and Bond University, in Australia.