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# tcd - Saturday 26 September, 2020

'It's like being at a match and they keep moving the goalposts': The rapidly changing face of Irish college life
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'It's like being at a match and they keep moving the goalposts': The rapidly changing face of Irish college life

Sep 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 33,211 Views 15 Comments

Demand for mental health supports have already risen as colleges move classes and social events online.

# tcd - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%
# College Life
# College Life

'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%

Sep 24th 2020, 6:10 AM 19,709 Views 6 Comments

A less diverse campus and a devastating impact on university income lies ahead due to a drop in international students.

# tcd - Thursday 23 April, 2020

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms
# Sunshine
# Sunshine

New research suggests Vitamin D can reduce severity of Covid-19 symptoms

Apr 23rd 2020, 5:32 PM 59,781 Views 53 Comments

Vitamin D is present in foods such as oily fish, cheese and egg yolks.

# tcd - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

TCD could lose at least €3 million after decision to close Book of Kells due to coronavirus fears
# Coronavirus Costs
# Coronavirus Costs

TCD could lose at least €3 million after decision to close Book of Kells due to coronavirus fears

Mar 11th 2020, 6:00 AM 14,208 Views 29 Comments

The Book of Kells is one of Ireland’s top tourism attractions.

# tcd - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets

Feb 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,343 Views 10 Comments

More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.

# tcd - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Life expectancy in Ireland's most deprived area 7 years lower than most affluent area
# Poverty
# Poverty

Life expectancy in Ireland's most deprived area 7 years lower than most affluent area

Nov 27th 2019, 8:10 PM 22,534 Views 16 Comments

That’s according to a new report published by Trinity College Dublin researchers today.

# tcd - Saturday 5 October, 2019

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

Oct 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 24,827 Views 52 Comments

18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.

# tcd - Monday 9 September, 2019

Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say
# Study
# Study

Repetitive knocks key to understanding MMA and rugby-related head injuries, Trinity scientists say

Sep 9th 2019, 2:03 PM 9,003 Views 3 Comments

The study was undertaken by the Trinity-led concussion research interest group.

# tcd - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Older people who go to Mass have better mental health, according to new Irish research
# Mass Appeal
# Mass Appeal

Older people who go to Mass have better mental health, according to new Irish research

Aug 1st 2019, 3:57 PM 15,813 Views 52 Comments

It found that those who attended religious services regularly reported lower depressive symptoms.

# tcd - Friday 7 December, 2018

Catherine Corless to get honorary degree from Trinity College Dublin today
# TCD
# TCD

Catherine Corless to get honorary degree from Trinity College Dublin today

Dec 7th 2018, 6:20 AM 32,018 Views 39 Comments

Thomas Kinsella and Michal Lipson will also receive honorary degrees.

# tcd - Monday 4 June, 2018

TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs
# On Campus
# On Campus

TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs

Jun 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 15,842 Views 61 Comments

The classes have been trialled in Trinity Halls but the student union wants them elsewhere on campus.

# tcd - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Trinity provost says university will 'seriously consider' alternatives to resit exam fees after student protest
# Take Back Trinity
# Take Back Trinity

Trinity provost says university will 'seriously consider' alternatives to resit exam fees after student protest

Mar 14th 2018, 10:35 PM 28,146 Views 42 Comments

Earlier, security was called to the dining hall after students took it over and refused to leave.

# tcd - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees
# Take Back Trinity
# Take Back Trinity

Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees

Mar 13th 2018, 2:16 PM 23,403 Views 88 Comments

The Students’ Union President is due to meet with the university’s Vice Provost on the issue.

# tcd - Friday 9 March, 2018

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells
# Trinity
# Trinity

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells

Mar 9th 2018, 2:12 PM 26,343 Views 34 Comments

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

# tcd - Thursday 14 December, 2017

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study
# Neuroscience
# Neuroscience

There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study

Dec 14th 2017, 10:00 PM 19,137 Views 16 Comments

The study’s lead researcher has called for more research to examine whether the treatment of hearing loss can decrease the chances of developing dementia.

# tcd - Friday 6 October, 2017

TCD's Historical Society has changed its mind on giving Nigel Farage a gold medal
# Rescinded
# Rescinded

TCD's Historical Society has changed its mind on giving Nigel Farage a gold medal

Oct 6th 2017, 7:25 PM 15,922 Views 60 Comments

The Hist said it may be seen as an endorsement of Farage.

# tcd - Monday 21 August, 2017

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing

Aug 21st 2017, 9:20 PM 19,474 Views 68 Comments

A total of 3,000 rats and 21,000 mice were used in Trinity College Dublin in 2016 alone.

# tcd - Friday 10 March, 2017

A Trinity professor will play a big role in space exploration
# To Boldly Go
# To Boldly Go

A Trinity professor will play a big role in space exploration

Mar 10th 2017, 6:09 AM 8,866 Views 0 Comments

Professor Peter Gallagher has been appointed as an adviser to the Director of Science at the European Space Agency.

# tcd - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000
# Tiny Molecules
# Tiny Molecules

Trinity breakthrough means a computer hard-disk’s capacity could be increased by 1,000

Mar 5th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,375 Views 16 Comments

The discovery could revolutionise computing as we know it.

# tcd - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Planned talk by Israeli Ambassador at Trinity College is cancelled after protests
# Student Activists
# Student Activists

Planned talk by Israeli Ambassador at Trinity College is cancelled after protests

Feb 21st 2017, 8:10 AM 15,253 Views 149 Comments

Students for Justice in Palestine said there was an imbalance on the planned panel.

# tcd - Sunday 12 February, 2017

'Hearsay on social media' being blamed for falling vaccine rates
# Going Viral
# Going Viral

'Hearsay on social media' being blamed for falling vaccine rates

Feb 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,476 Views 61 Comments

A Trinity professor says such fear mongering presents a risk to the wider public.

# tcd - Monday 6 February, 2017

Pixies, Bell X1 and alt-J set for series of outdoor summer gigs at Trinity College
# Summer Series
# Summer Series

Pixies, Bell X1 and alt-J set for series of outdoor summer gigs at Trinity College

Feb 6th 2017, 11:29 AM 28,941 Views 22 Comments

The gigs will run from 6 – 11 July.

# tcd - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity
# Tap
# Tap

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 41,417 Views 46 Comments

Emer is a graduate of the Trinity Access programme which gives people a second chance at education.

# tcd - Thursday 24 November, 2016

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity
# The Farm
# The Farm

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity

Nov 24th 2016, 9:40 AM 12,946 Views 39 Comments

The developments will support hundreds of jobs and focus on improved student accommodation and research facilities.

# tcd - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

A new map shows where people are getting the least vitamin D in Dublin
# Vitamin D-ublin
# Vitamin D-ublin

A new map shows where people are getting the least vitamin D in Dublin

Nov 2nd 2016, 8:19 AM 32,135 Views 32 Comments

The map charts vitamin D deficiency rates across the Dublin area.

# tcd - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Over 11,000 pregnant women at risk of depression in Ireland - study

Nov 1st 2016, 8:35 AM 10,500 Views 13 Comments

A new study shows the probability of women becoming depressed during pregnancy in Ireland.

# tcd - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief
# Phoney Empathy
# Phoney Empathy

Social media can bring out the worst in public mourning, says an expert on digital grief

Sep 6th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,839 Views 30 Comments

“In the context of grieving, because it’s easier to make a posting on an internet page, it’s often a kind of phoney impression.”

# tcd - Sunday 4 September, 2016

We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion
# Appletax
# Appletax

We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion

Sep 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 24,725 Views 75 Comments

UCD Professor Moore McDowell says we have nothing to lose in appealing, while TCD Professor Brian Lucey says Ireland should let Apple fight its own battles.

# tcd - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Your immune system might be making you fat, major new Irish research suggests
# Shedding The Pounds
# Shedding The Pounds

Your immune system might be making you fat, major new Irish research suggests

Sep 1st 2016, 10:42 PM 49,343 Views 71 Comments

“It is too simplistic to say eat less, move more and the weight will come off,” said lead researcher Professor Donal O’Shea.

# tcd - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Irish women who give birth at home are much more likely to breastfeed
# Home Birth
# Home Birth

Irish women who give birth at home are much more likely to breastfeed

Aug 10th 2016, 6:05 AM 14,988 Views 63 Comments

Only 60% of Irish women begin breastfeeding, compared to a European average of around 90%.

# tcd - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Today is the 25th anniversary of the public internet in Ireland
# World Wide Web
# World Wide Web

Today is the 25th anniversary of the public internet in Ireland

Aug 6th 2016, 4:15 PM 9,561 Views 33 Comments

Trinity College Dublin was the first Irish organisation to connect to the internet, via leased lined delivered by Telecom Eireann to the O’Reilly Institute.

Homeless single mum who secured a place in Trinity has been refused Back To Education Allowance
# Barriers To Entry
# Barriers To Entry

Homeless single mum who secured a place in Trinity has been refused Back To Education Allowance

Aug 6th 2016, 12:00 PM 80,900 Views 198 Comments

The Department of Social Protection told TheJournal.ie that the Family Income Supplement, which Erica Fleming receives, is not a qualifying payment for the BTEA.

# tcd - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

This Trinity student's powerful Facebook post about feminism has gone viral
# No One Said Anything
From The Daily Edge
# No One Said Anything

This Trinity student's powerful Facebook post about feminism has gone viral

Apr 6th 2016, 10:05 AM 7,379 Views 4 Comments

“No one said anything.”

# tcd - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

11 Trinity College statues with necessary Snapchat captions
# Moving Statues
From The Daily Edge
# Moving Statues

11 Trinity College statues with necessary Snapchat captions

Feb 10th 2016, 2:58 PM 9,087 Views 0 Comments

They’re just saying what we’re all thinking.

# tcd - Sunday 7 February, 2016

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago
# Heated
# Heated

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago

Feb 7th 2016, 9:30 PM 52,080 Views 174 Comments

The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.

The 21 most Trinity College Dublin things that have ever happened
# Trinners
From The Daily Edge
# Trinners

The 21 most Trinity College Dublin things that have ever happened

Feb 7th 2016, 1:00 PM 13,633 Views 3 Comments

#JustTrinityThings.

# tcd - Friday 5 February, 2016

European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College
# Virtual Reality
# Virtual Reality

European police and soldiers will be trained by a €2m game made at Trinity College

Feb 5th 2016, 12:37 PM 14,911 Views 43 Comments

The college is leading a project that aims to improve skills needed in peacekeeping missions.

# tcd - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Sexual consent workshops to be compulsory for new TCD students
# Tacking Sexual Violence
# Tacking Sexual Violence

Sexual consent workshops to be compulsory for new TCD students

Jan 27th 2016, 1:09 PM 27,385 Views 134 Comments

The classes will be mandatory for first-year undergraduates in student accommodation in Rathmines.

# tcd - Friday 15 January, 2016

Suffer with psoriasis? They may be about to completely change how it's treated
# Skin Disease
# Skin Disease

Suffer with psoriasis? They may be about to completely change how it's treated

Jan 15th 2016, 6:08 AM 44,530 Views 39 Comments

Scientists in TCD have discovered how to control the protein that activates inflammation.

# tcd - Saturday 2 January, 2016

What would Ireland need to do to become fossil fuel free?
# Eco Living
# Eco Living

What would Ireland need to do to become fossil fuel free?

Jan 2nd 2016, 6:30 PM 15,652 Views 76 Comments

From passive houses to ‘poo buses’…

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