05 February 2020
The Archaeology Research Grants scheme 2020 and the 2020 Radiocarbon dates scheme open for applications until 24 March.
Cuireann Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann an taighde chun cinn. Tugaimid aitheantas do scoth taighdeoirí na hÉireann. Tugaimid tacaíocht don scoláireacht agus cuirimid an pobal ar an eolas faoin leas atá le baint as an eolaíocht agus as na daonnachtaí. Creidimid gur gá an dea-thaighde a chur chun cinn, a chothú agus a chur in iúl don phobal. Comhairle dá chuid ball a reachtálann an tAcadamh. Déantar baill a thoghadh agus meastar gurb é an gradam acadúil is airde in Éirinn é.Read more about the RIA
The Royal Irish Academy made grants to over 40 projects in 2018, spanning disciplines from Archaeology to Pharmacy.
In line with its aims and remit the RIA has a long history of promoting, supporting and communicating research. The Academy began providing research grants in 1876, and this legacy of supporting academic researchers in Ireland continues today. Through the vehicle of its various grants schemes world class researchers are identified and recognised throughout their careers.
The Charlemont travel grants scheme, for example provides much-needed support for early-career researchers to develop their international networks and encourages the completion of a succinct piece of work which often leads to longer-term collaboration.
The Archaeological research excavation grants are a unique vehicle for funding independent research excavations undertaken by established and often highly renowned Archaeologists. Indeed RIA funding has played a formative part in several pivotal Archaeological excavations, including those at Knowth, and elsewhere in Brú na Boinne.
In working with a number of partners, such as the National Monuments Service, and identifying shared interests the RIA champions research on a national and international level.