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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Minister Harris welcomes launch of National Action Plan for Open Research

Thursday, 24 November 2022

The National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030 was launched 21 November 2022.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Next Generation Construction Conference

Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Conference to highlight changing education and research needs of future construction workforce will take place on Thursday, 24 November at the Royal Irish Academy.

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee, Geography and Geosciences Committee

Claudia Kinmonth MRIA: Independent researcher, art and design historian

Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Dr Kinmonth’s interdisciplinary research, drawing from texts, manuscripts, poetry, oral history, artworks and objects, allied to her experience as a restorer and woodworker, enhances appreciation of how the rural...

Members Research Series

Gairm ar Pháipéir - Call for Papers

Monday, 21 November 2022

Beidh comhdháil ina gcuirfear Teangeolaíocht na Gaeilge/Cananachas na Gàidhlig/Linguistics of the Gaelic languages faoi chaibidil, á reáchtáil in Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann ar an 9ú lá de Mheitheamh 2023, faoi choimirce...

Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

NORF Awards Project Funding to Advance Open Research

Monday, 21 November 2022

Ireland’s National Open Research Forum (NORF) has awarded funding of €1.16 million to six new collaborative projects to implement priority actions in Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research 2022-2030.

Digital Repository of Ireland

RIA awarded €209K to advance open research

Monday, 21 November 2022

The project, led by RIA Managing Editor Ruth Hegarty, will deliver a feasibility study and pilot with a view to establishing a national platform for Diamond Open Access publication of journals and books 


Academy Gold Medal recipients announced

Thursday, 17 November 2022

The 2023 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities has been awarded to Jane Ohlmeyer MRIA and the 2023 Academy Gold Medal in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences has been awarded to Jonathan Coleman MRIA. 

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Royal Irish Academy statement on academic freedom

Tuesday, 15 November 2022

The Royal Irish Academy has published a statement on academic freedom.  

Policy and International Relations

Grangegorman and the treatment of soldiers' trauma

Thursday, 10 November 2022

Author Eamon Delaney leads the ‘The Lion and the Shamrock’ project which shares some of the legacy of military history of the north Dublin area, including Grangegorman. Here Eamon explores the treatment of soldiers with...

Grangegorman Histories

Call for Applications: The British Academy-Royal Irish Academy Knowledge Frontiers Symposium 'The Future'

Tuesday, 8 November 2022

The Royal Irish Academy and the British Academy are inviting applications from early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences for grant funding to attend a research collaboration symposium on the broad...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities


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