The group staged a demonstration to support the bill, which successfully moved to the next stage in the Oireachtas yesterday.
The new research programme, Edge, will see over 70 researchers employed across a number of Irish universities and colleges.
The new research, released by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, also reveals that 10 per cent of people over 50 have no health cover.
After a vote at a meeting of TCDSU council this evening, Murphy will join figures like Colm O'Gorman and Ivana Bacik on the board.
Following the position adopted by USI, TCDSU voted to support a pro-decriminalisation stance, in terms of students possessing drugs.
Tonight's meeting of TCDSU council has voted to mandate the President, Kieran McNulty, to campaign for the construction of a student centre.
The announcement came alongside the launch of a the centre's business partners programme involving Bank of Ireland and CPL.
From refugees to emergency service personnel, Context is a four-year research project into some of Europe’s most trauma-exposed populations.
After Law Soc withdrew in April, An Cumann Gaelach will join Trinity VDP and Trinity Amnesty as organisers of the event.
Staff from Trinity's School of Engineering helped develop the new imaging technique.