Trinity College Dublin professors Jonathan Coleman and Valeria Nicolosi: combining different perspectives

Do you want your phone battery to last longer? Are you curious about electric cars but afraid they won’t take you far enough? Would you like to instal(...)

ProfJonathan Coleman: ‘It’s a process, and after 17 years we have got to this point, but we’re still on a curve that needs to continue to go up to get to where we need to be’

It’s the little things that can make the biggest difference. And it’s the very little things that are making Ireland a veritable giant in the world of(...)

SR Stem May 2016. The Glory satellite mission is designed to make measurements of both the sun and the Earth. Credit: NASA

Who’d want a career in science or engineering? Quite a few, it would seem. A decade or so ago, the low CAO points for science courses suggested tha(...)

Sinead Winters, Prof Georg Duesberg, who leads the work here on the new type of biosensor, and Dr Nina Berner at Trinity College’s ASIN lab at the Science Gallery. Photograph: Alan Betson

Scientists in Dublin, Canada and France have built a new kind of biosensor based on the use of graphene that can detect cholera toxins. It provides a (...)

Architects’ illustration of planned new TCD School of Business, backing onto Pearse Street

Trinity College Dublin is planning a further rejuvenation of its Pearse Street facade with the development of a new business school and student resid(...)

In 1966, scientists made a huge breakthrough in nanomedicine. They found they could miniaturise a submarine and its crew and inject it into a patient’(...)

Graphite, the stuff you find in your pencil, was the starting point for making ultra-thin and extremely strong nanosheets

“Two-dimensional” materials have the potential to make materials lighter and stronger and to make batteries more efficient. But to unlock that potenti(...)

Prof John Boland, who has just landed a €2.5m research grant from the Advanced European Research Council.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

‘I t’s like throwing spaghetti on a plate.” It’s not often you hear a scientist describing a technique in such accessible culinary terms, but f(...)

Prof John Boland, director of Crann: awarded a €2.5 million research grant by the European Research Council.  Photograph: David Sleator

Prof John Boland, director of the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (Crann) at Trinity College Dublin has b(...)