December 2020

Improving Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences integration to address global challenges

An interview discussing the current practices at the European level, the skills necessary for successful interdisciplinary research and how to improve integration pathways.

Read the article here: Net4Society

June 2020

Who was Red Hugh O’Donnell? The ‘fiery’ symbol of Gaelic resistance

The discovery of his remains could shed light on a tumultuous chapter of Irish history.

Read the article here: The Irish Times

May 2020

Spanish dig closes in on burial site of Irish lord Red Hugh O’Donnell

Valladolid archaeologists find human skull in chapel where Christopher Columbus was also buried.

Read the article here: The Guardian

April 2020

Mid-Pandemic, a Trinity Curriculum Unpicks New Dangers to Democracy

Trinity has launched a new online curriculum on democracy – based on an 18-month project with colleges around the world – at a timely moment.

Read the article here: University Times

November 2019

What is on the horizon for European research funding?

The EU’s next framework programme, Horizon Europe, is due to start in just over a year. But while its broad shape is settled, political wrangling over budget and participation rights means researchers are still unclear over their future funding prospects.

Read the article here: The Times Higher Education

November 2018

Trinity voices Brexit fears with Financial Times open letter

Trinity College Dublin has voiced its concerns about the impact of Brexit on Ireland-UK research links, in a free ad in the Financial Times.

Read the article here: The Irish Examiner

February 2018

Jane Ohlmeyer is an Academic Unafraid of Trinity’s Political Tightrope

She’s a master of the arts, the face of Irish research and her friends call her a visionary. Is there any stopping Jane Ohlmeyer?

Read the article here: University Times

March 2017

NI students face huge rise in fees at colleges in Republic

A leading academic has said she is “filled with horror” at the prospect of students from Northern Ireland having to pay three to five times more in college fees as they will be categorised as non-EU students after Brexit.

Read the article here: RTE

December 2016

Irish research faces challenges and opportunities in the year ahead

Irish research needs balance, funding and an interdisciplinary approach to flourish and attract the world’s greatest research talent, says IRC chair Prof. Jane Ohlmeyer.

Read the article here: Silicon Republic

October 2016

Brexit advocacy/research

Brexit presents major opportunities for researchers – but are we ready to grasp them?

Read the article here: The Irish Times

March 2016

The Stem obsession does a disservice to arts and humanities

Opinion: Creativity and strategic thinking will help graduates compete with robotic and automated work practices.

Read the article here: The Irish Times

January 2016

The research into Ireland’s greatest challenges

Jane Ohlmeyer, as chairwoman of the Irish Research Council, will oversee its vital new role in support of scientific research.

Read the article here: The Irish Times

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