Pending Board approval, Fazaeli, from Trinity’s Department of Near and Middle Eastern Studies, will take over from Tangney after his 12 years in the role.
The research, which allows scientists to view the folding of proteins, can also lead to treatments for allergies.
Institutes of Technology will also officially become designated awarding bodies, in line with universities.
The university will divest if the move will not materially impact expected investment returns after a campaign featuring both protests and sit-ins.
Fr John Sullivan, credited with a woman’s recovery from cancer, was today granted one of the highest honours of the Catholic Church.
Trinity’s Alumni Awards today recognised five graduates who have excelled in their field.
Trinity was accepted into the League of European Research Universities, one of the world's most prestigious research groups, in November 2016.
Calling the ban “impractical”, Estates and Facilities have lifted the ban of sunbathing on the lawn in time for the good weather.
Spearheaded by TCDSU Education Officer, Dale Whelehan, the agreement seeks to put students and staff in a more collaborative relationship.
McDonald joins over 50 Nobel Prize winners in being awarded by the society, with has over 54,000 members.