Trinity College Dublin
The College currently has 24 Schools across 3 faculties: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Health Sciences. In 2009/10, TCD secured €75m in research income and there are over 95,470 alumni.
TCD has an outstanding record of publications in high quality journals and in terms of the impact of its research publications, TCD ranks in the top 1% of the World in 17 key areas (Thompson Reuters, 2011). The TCD Library is the largest research library in Ireland and one of the largest libraries in Europe. Trinity Research & Innovation (TRI) – TR&I is the unit in College that promotes and manages the interface between College researchers, funding agencies and industry. The unit comprises four sections each of which is dedicated to a specific role – research Development, contracts, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship. Clinical Research Facilities include St. James Hospital and Memory Clinic; Trinity Health Ireland Hospitals; The Mercer Institute for Successful Ageing; Memory Disorders Clinic at Mercer’s Institute for Research on Ageing, St. James’s Hospital.
TCD has identified 4 core research pillars and 16 faculty to support and develop ASSISTID Fellows. These are:
- Social Inclusion
- User Centered Research
- Service Development
- Clinical and Neuroscience