News & Events
- The Cannibal Sharks of a Forgotten Age
Paleontologists have found evidence that the extinct shark Orthacanthus, which roamed swamplands and shallow seas some 300 million years ago, occasionally cannibalised its own young.
- Research at TCD helping to Save Bees from Extinction
Ireland’s bees are slowly starving to death, and their loss puts human food crop production at risk. Read how you can help here
- Researchers Isolate 3 Genes in the Search for the Cause of MND
The study, published in leading journal Nature Genetics, pointed the scientists towards three unknown genes, and indicated how scientists should continue their search for the causes of MND (Motor Neurone Disease)
- Graphene 'Grown' at TCD could bring Roll Up TVs
A team based in AMBER, in Trinity College Dublin, have discovered a new behaviour of the wonder material graphene. Graphene is a recently discovered two-dimensional material that may revolutionise the electronics used in smart phones and computers.
- Visit the Zoological Museum in Trinity College
Trinity College's Zoological Museum is now open to visitors. Come and see extinct and endangered species and new exhibits including "Extreme Insects".
- €4.5m Investment in Creative Technologies Research
TCD has appointed Professor Aljosa Smolic, a world-renowned creative technologies researcher to lead a cutting-edge research programme. Professor Smolic has been awarded €4.5 million from Science Foundation Ireland to work on the V-SENSE project.