THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest Academic honour in Ireland.

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Membership

  • David Lorge Parnas

    BS, MS(Carnegie Institute of Technology), PhD(Carnegie Mellon University), Dr.h.c.(ETH Zurich, Louvain, Lugano, TU Wien) Retired Professor of Software Engineering, UL/McMaster Member, Science 2006
  • Roger Penrose

    Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics, University of Oxford Honorary Member, Science 2001
  • John Bernard Pethica

    MA(Cantab), PhD(Cantab). HonFTCD, FRS Cheif Scientific Advisor, National Physical Laboratory, UK and Professor of Physics, TCD Member, Science 2011
  • Philip Noel Pettit

    Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Australian National University and Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Politics and Human Values, Princeton University Honorary Member, PL&A 2010
  • John Roland Seymour Phillips

    BA(Lond 1962), PhD(Lond 1968). FRHistS, FSA Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, UCD Member, PL&A 2001
  • Jean-Michel Picard

    MA(Provence 1973), MPhil(NUI 1979), DocLit(Paris-Sorbonne 1981) Professor, UCD Member, PL&A 2011
  • Patrick John Prendergast

    BA, BAI, PhD, ScD(Dubl 1987,1991, 2009). FIEI, FTCD Provost, TCD Member, Science 2008
  • Rosalind M. O. Pritchard

    BA (TCD), PGCE (QUB), MA (NUU), DPhil (NUU), MA (NUU), PG Cert in University Teaching (NUU), Chair, Social Sciences Committee Emeritus Professor of Education, UU Member, PL&A 2013
  • Joseph Pulé

    BSc(Malta 1967, Reading 1969), DPhil, DSc(Oxon 1972, 1990) Associate Professor of Mathematical Physics, UCD Member, Science 1988
  • David Puttnam

    Honorary Doctorate(Griffiths University, Open University, Sunderland, Greenwich, Middlesex, Brunel and 33 others) Director, Atticus Education Member, PL&A 2015

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