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Forthcoming Cork Atlas

Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Irish Historic Towns Atlas no. 31 Cork/Corcaigh by Howard B. Clarke and Máire Ní Laoí is in full production in the IHTA office, with an expected publication date of Winter 2023. 

Publications, Irish Historic Towns Atlas

9 students awarded the 2022 Hamilton Prize for Mathematics

Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Today, the prestigious undergraduate Hamilton Prize was awarded to the top 9 mathematical students on the Island of Ireland, at a ceremony in the Royal Irish Academy.

Grants and Awards, Hamilton Day

Watchback: The Fiscal Social Contract

Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Can taxation be a tool for social good? Watch back our recent event now

Policy and International Relations, Public Engagement

Nowlan Digitisation grants scheme open to researchers for 2023

Thursday, 23 February 2023

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to open the Nowlan Digitisation Grants scheme to applications within the discipline of History until Wednesday, 12 April.

Grants and Awards

Enrico Dal Lago MRIA: Historian

Wednesday, 22 February 2023

Professor Dal Lago’s research looks at the comparative history of the nineteenth-century Americas and Europe—particularly the United States in the era of the American civil war and Italy in the age of Italian national...

Members Research Series

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Vol. XIII launched by Tánaiste Micheál Martin

Wednesday, 22 February 2023

The latest volume in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series was launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheál Martin on 21 February 2023. 

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Charlemont Grants 2023

Wednesday, 22 February 2023

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to announce funding for sixteen early career researchers under this year's Charlemont Grants scheme.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

Call for papers - Human (in)security in an unsettled world

Monday, 20 February 2023

The annual International Affairs Conference will take place on 2 May 2023 and submissions are welcome before the closing date of Wednesday, 8 March.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

Guide to archiving digital records for volunteer and community groups

Thursday, 16 February 2023

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce a new resource: 'Guide to archiving digital records for volunteer and community groups', published by the Archiving Reproductive Health project.

Digital Repository of Ireland


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