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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Event Report on International Reflections on STEM Education

Thursday, 2 February 2023

An event report has now been published summarising the key take-aways from the recent symposium “International Reflections on STEM Education”. 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Dr Chunchun Li wins the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2023

Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Recent Queen's University Belfast graduate wins prize for best chemistry PhD in Ireland.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Launch of 'Into Europe: Ireland and the EU, 1973-2023'

Thursday, 26 January 2023

New RIA/DFA exhibition on fifty years of Irish EEC/EU membership launched by Tánaiste Micheál Martin

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Deadline extented: Applications open for Archiving Reproductive Health Public Collection Day

Wednesday, 25 January 2023

The Digital Repository of Ireland is inviting applications for a Public Collection Day on 10 March 2023, where ordinary people’s memorabilia of activism around the Eighth Amendment and similar topics will be digitised...

Digital Repository of Ireland

Update to RIA Library reading room services

Monday, 16 January 2023

Extension of daily opening hours.


New Collection: Erasmus Smith Schools Archive Secondary School Plans

Monday, 16 January 2023

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that we have a new collection from Erasmus Smith Schools Archive.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Ensuring Inclusive Research Careers

Friday, 13 January 2023

If you missed our conference exploring the challenges to inclusivity in research careers and championing some examples of positive change in Ireland and abroad you can watch it now,


Grant Funding Announcement

Friday, 13 January 2023

The Royal Irish Academy and The Royal Society of Edinburgh are delighted to announce funding for two innovative collaborative projects under the Ireland–Scotland Bilateral Network Grants scheme.

Grants and Awards

Vacancy: DRI Membership Manager

Wednesday, 11 January 2023

Applications are invited for the position of Membership Manager at the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI). Closing date for applications is 8 February 2023.

Digital Repository of Ireland, Vacancies

The 19th RIA/URSI Research Colloquium on Radio Science and Communications

Wednesday, 11 January 2023

Colloquium with papers from academics and industry with a poster exhibition and free public lecture.

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee


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