Extending its partnership with Nokia Bell Labs, the Amber centre has received funding for joint research on challenges to communication networks.
Dr Niall McEvoy from the Trinity-based Amber centre was awarded SFI funding for his work in transition metal dichalcogenides.
With funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services, the ways in which the brain becomes vulnerable following acute illnesses are to be investigated.
The highly specialised building was due to be demolished by September 2018 for the new business school.
The new degree programme in the Trinity-based National Academy of Dramatic Art is the first of its kind in Ireland.
The medal, which recognises outstanding contributions to cancer research, will be awarded to the University of Manchester's Dr Paul Brennan.
Fianna Fáil has been outspoken about the need for funding of higher education in recent months, but remains undecided on a long-term funding model.
The new institute, the first of its kind in Ireland, will seek to educate the next generation of oncology specialists and improve cancer patient care.
The league’s membership is capped at 30 universities, who join by invitation only, and over 230 Nobel Prize and Field Medal winners have studied or worked at member universities.
In a speech marking the halfway point of his term as Provost, Patrick Pendergast examined the strategies the college has adopted and laid out future plans.