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Watch 2023 Hamilton Lecture: ‘How surprisingly intricate are random structures?’

Tuesday, 7 November 2023

If you missed our 2023 Hamilton lecture ‘How surprisingly intricate are random structures?’ delivered by Professor Wendelin Werner you can watch it now

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Archiving Reproductive Health Anonymisation Protocol Published

Tuesday, 7 November 2023

The Archiving Reproductive Health project at the Digital Repository of Ireland has published a factsheet about the Anonymisation Protocol used in cataloguing the In Her Shoes collection.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Desmond J. Tobin MRIA, Skin Scientist

Monday, 6 November 2023

Professor Tobin researches cutaneous science, with a focus on the regulation of skin and hair pigmentation and immune-mediated control of skin and hair growth in human health and disease.

Members Research Series

'Death in Irish prehistory' officially launched on All Saints' Day

Saturday, 4 November 2023

Death in Irish prehistory was officially launched by poet, essayist and undertaker Thomas Lynch on 1 November 2023 in the Royal Irish Academy. 


ARINS podcast 27: Who is Better Off? The Irish, Northern Irish or the British?

Wednesday, 1 November 2023

In this month’s ARINScast Paul Gosling author of 'A New Ireland' and 'Lessons from the Troubles and the Unsettled Peace', shares his insights regarding the quality of life, the standard and cost of living, and...

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Marstrander agus an Máistir

Thursday, 26 October 2023

Déanann Conchúr Mag Eacháin cur síos achomair ar an turas a rinne Carl Marstrander go dtí an Blascaod Mór in 1907 agus a chaidreamh le Tomás Ó Criomhthain. 

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge Blog

Response to National Review of State Supports for PhD Researchers, First Report

Tuesday, 24 October 2023

This statement is being issued by a group of Academy multidisciplinary committees in response to the first report from the public consultation on State Supports for PhD Researchers.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Watchback Discourse Series: The Nobel Prize and the idea of the universal

Friday, 20 October 2023

The recording of the Discourse Series that took place on 17 October is available to watch now.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Brendan Kelly interviewed on RTÉ Radio 1 by Claire Byrne

Friday, 20 October 2023

Asylum: Inside Grangegorman author Brendan Kelly appeared on yesterday's RTÉ Radio 1 show Today with Claire Byrne.

Publications, Grangegorman Histories


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