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.Read more about the RIA
2019 McCrea Lecture: 'The European Southern Observatory in 2019, and the evolution of galaxies as probed by ALMA'
The McCrea lecture series is held in honour of Sir William McCrea MRIA (1904-1999), an eminent and influential astronomer.