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15 February 2016

Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Grants Awards Ceremony

The Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Awards ceremony will be held in Academy House on Monday 15 February 2016 at 18:00.

Policy and International Relations, Grants and Awards
23 March 2016

An Open Workshop on Energy Storage in Electricity Grids

Open workshop on energy storage in electricity grids.

Policy and International Relations
28 September 2016

Science for Policy, Policy for Science: A Sense of Perspective

Professor Patrick Cunningham, former Chief Scientific Adviser to the Irish government, will review Ireland's recent progress in science and explore possible future paths. 

Policy and International Relations
09 November 2016

Leaders in Higher Education Address

Mr Tom Boland, former chief executive of the HEA will deliver the 2016 Leaders in Higher Education Address.

Policy and International Relations
14 March 2017

Royal Irish Academy Breakfast Briefing: Indicators for a Circular Economy

Breakfast Briefing on latest EASAC Report: Indicators for a Circular Economy

Policy and International Relations
15 June 2017

Breakfast Briefing on EASAC Policy Report on Genome Editing

Breakfast Briefing on EASAC Report: Genome Editing – Scientific Opportunities, Public Interests and Policy Options in the European Union.

Policy and International Relations
07 September 2017

Breakfast Briefing on EASAC Report on Energy Storage in Electricity Grids

Royal Irish Academy Breakfast Briefing on Latest EASAC Report: Valuing Dedicated Storage in Electricity Grids.

Policy and International Relations
07 September 2017

Public Lecture: The Grid and the Energy Transition in the United States

Public Lecture by Professor Gretchen Bakke, Department of Anthropology, McGill University, Montreal.

Policy and International Relations
17 November 2017

Behaviour change for climate change

Future Earth Ireland is convening a panel of experts to discuss how we can operationalise behaviour change to address climate change.

Policy and International Relations
10 January 2018

Higher Education in the era of Brexit

Panel Discussion focusing on the impact of Brexit on higher education.

Policy and International Relations