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Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

The Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee is an all-island multidisciplinary committee formed in September 2014. The committee representation includes academia, research centres, interest groups and SFI. The committee’s functions include addressing topical issues with a national or international focus and advising the Academy on the formation of policy. The committee also acts as the national adhering body the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). The committee has a varied programme of works including lectures, publications and special events focusing on key issues. These events include the annual Hamilton Lecture and the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize.

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Hamilton Day

Hamilton Day commemorates a groundbreaking discovery by Ireland’s most famous scientist

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The Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize

Each year the Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee selects a winner of The Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize for the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences

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