Academy in the News

 

25 September 2014 4:22 news

Professor John Mc Neill says scientists hope to reverse damage to the planet

Human influence on our world over the past century has been so profound that it has changed the physical make-up of the planet, according to Professor John Mc Neill

25 September 2014 4:13 news

Scottish politics expert Michael Keating on RTE News

In advance of the 'The Scottish Referendum - Different roads to the same place’ lecture at RIA on September 8th, Professor Michael Keating spoke to Fiona Mitchell on RTE News

21 August 2014 3:03 news

Commemorating the first anniversary of Seamus Heaney MRIA 1939-2013

The Academy mourns the passing of Seamus Heaney. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. We remember his very generous contribution to the life of the Academy.

22 July 2014 11:07 news

Guidebook by Aran expert explores mysteries of Dún Aonghasa’s past.

Author says hillfort residents had their own thriving bronze casting industry.

19 June 2014 4:10 news

Dating Hammurabi, the sixth king of Babylon

How could figuring out when an ancient king lived have a role in our understanding of climate change?



 

19 June 2014 11:59 news

Women Invent: 100 top women in science, technology, engineering and maths

Sandra Collins, DRI Director has made the top 100 women in STEM list.

16 June 2014 12:44 news

Fraudulent research claims show crucial need for policy

Find out why we need a national policy statement on ensuring research integrity in Ireland.

16 June 2014 10:37 news

Geriatrician admitted to Royal Irish Academy

Leading geriatrician Prof Rose Anne Kenny was recently admitted to membership of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA).

11 June 2014 4:13 news

RIA Discourse at the University of Limerick

On 6 June, Professor Richard Bellamy presented a Discourse entitled 'International Human Rights and Democratic Public Ethics'.

30 May 2014 10:36 news

New Members of Royal Irish Academy Announced

Today (4pm, 30 May), the Royal Irish Academy admitted fifteen new members, continuing a 229-year tradition of recognising outstanding achievement in the world of learning.

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