Trinity's School of Physics has helped create the Astronomical Midlands, a new educational initiative.
Trinity's new elective modules will be studied by 1,578 students from next September.
Trinity PhD Alix Whelan became the first Irish person since 2002 to win the European Society of Biomechanics Student Award.
Trinity student Patrick McDonagh told the Seanad: 'When you look at our political system, you do not see Travellers present.'
Trinity Business School's new Development and Operations Manager will be in charge of student and staff recruitment.
Prof Yvonne Buckley from Trinity participated in a study mapping the life cycles of 121 species of organism.
Around 1,000 trans rights activists took to the streets today for Dublin's second-ever Trans Pride march.
A report by higher education watchdog Quality and Qualifications Ireland recommended better co-ordination of student services.
Minister for Education Joe McHugh said abolishing student contribution fees would hit the budget of the student grant scheme.
The gate is being closed to facilitate works to Printing House Square.