Author Archives: Wardah Athar (Trinity College Dublin)

Looking Forward

I cannot believe that it’s already March! I’ve settled into a great rhythm with my research project, seeing friends, and continuing to explore Dublin. I also recently found a wonderful little ceramics studio that I’ve been going to some evenings. … Continue reading

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Islam in Ireland

Last Friday, I was finally able to attend Jumu’ah (Friday) prayers at a masjid (mosque) in nearby Clonskeagh. Jumu’ah is a congregational service that takes place once a week on Friday afternoons, bringing together the Muslim community and offering an … Continue reading

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A New Lab – European Science vs. American Science

During my senior year of college, I got to know a professor from Cambridge who had recently come to the US, and we had many conversations about the differences between scientific research in the US and Europe. This professor often … Continue reading

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