Many other higher education institutions in Dublin have closed their doors today as Storm Emma sweeps across the country.
Fiona De Londras and Máiréad Enright launched their 'Repealing the 8th' book this evening.
DaSilva takes over from Linda Doyle, who was appointed as Trinity's Dean of Research last year.
The Student Union Opt Out Project also delivered a petition of signatures to TCDSU today.
With the third-level funding debate ground to a halt, USI is relying on county councillors to put pressure on their parties.
Sheena Brown will take the reins of the project, which is entering its final stages.
The report found that women make up the majority of part-time roles.
The joint team from Trinity and University of Rochester made the discovery by recording electric brainwave signals.
The first conference of its kind hosted by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) saw discussions on the difficulties of being an Irish postgraduate student.
Earlier today, his main opponent Sean Ryan pulled out of the race after sexual harassment allegations.