With a tradition of scholarships spanning more than four centuries, Trinity College Dublin is home to talented and inquiring minds, a liberal education, and research conducted at the frontiers of disciplines.
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The School of Physics is the largest physics department in Ireland, with a leadership role in European science.
Excellent modern facilities are provided over a number of buildings, including CRANN, a state of the art centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology research, housed in a purpose built 6000m² building.
Ernest T.S. Walton, the first Irish recipient of a Nobel Prize in a science subject, was a student and later professor in Physics at Trinity College Dublin.
The School of Mathematics at TCD has a 400-year history of scholarship and teaching.
Staff in the school are internationally recognised for their research in pure mathematics and theoretical physics. The mathematics department has its own research library with over nine thousand books and a current subscription to over one hundred journals. This is the leading mathematical library in Ireland, and complements the mathematical collections in the main College library.
The School of Education is one of the largest professional schools in the University.
It is recognized nationally and internationally for offering high quality programmes based on a strong commitment to research informed teaching. Reflecting an impressive track record of involvement in initial teacher education, the School of Education is deeply involved in supporting both current teachers and new graduates entering the teaching profession.