Industrial action is one of the options being considered by unions as Trinity ends permanent contracts for service staff.
The new academic year structure has already been approved by University Council, but requires the assent of the Fellows.
A new collaborative study has shown using ancient DNA that Baltic regions did not experience a similar migratory wave to the Western world.
In an email to students, Prof Oran Doyle condemned 'the objectification of women' by two students in anonymous module evaluation forms last year.
Trinity researchers have shown that unlike Western Europeans, contemporary East Asian populations share much of the same genetic makeup of their ancient ancestors.
The initiative has already drawn criticism from IFUT over concerns that it might lead to competition between academics.
Students are lobbying against increased final-year tuition fees and an unpaid placement in their final year.
The report also finds that 41 per cent of academic areas in Trinity require modernisation.
A group of early stage proposals would also see a year off-books count as a repeated year.
Dublin City Council has verbally confirmed to Trinity that no objections have been made to the redesigned Oisín House project.