News & Events
- Trinity Expert to Help Protect Global Groundwater Resources
Professor Bruce Misstear from the School of Engineering at Trinity College Dublin has been elected as Secretary General of the International Association of Hydrogeologists. Professor Misstear is a specialist in groundwater development and has been involved in projects in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
- Mobile Phones used to Track Exposure to Air Pollution
Researchers in Trinity College Dublin have collaborated with MIT and Harvard University to devise a new, more sensitive way of tracking human exposure to air pollution in cities.
- 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.