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New knowledge partnerships needed to address sustainability challenges

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

How academics, members of the public and policy makers can work together to research solutions to climate change challenges. Find out more in this blog by Dr Paul Bolger, UCC.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

Watch: Selling Planet Earth: re-purposing geoscience for sustainable human wellbeing

Tuesday, 5 April 2022

If you missed the first lecture in our Sustainability Lecture series: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Society you can watch it now.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Geography and Geosciences Committee

RIA Multidisciplinary Committees

Friday, 18 February 2022

Deadline extended to midnight, 27 February for applications for new members of multidisciplinary committees for the 2022 to 2026 term.

Membership, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

RIA White Paper, 'Better together: Knowledge co-production for a sustainable society'

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

The RIA white paper, ‘Better together: Knowledge co-production for a sustainable society’, provides an overview of knowledge co-production for sustainability and environmental research in Ireland; highlights the...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch Ireland's Grasslands and Carbon

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

In the sixth in this series of Climate Conversations held on 24 November 2021, Professor Matthew Saunders gave a talk on Ireland's Grasslands and Carbon.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Friday, 11 June 2021

Symposium exploring how the Irish research system can increase the impact of sustainability research through co-production of knowledge

Social Sciences Committee, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch Peatlands: a climate solution

Thursday, 10 June 2021

In the fifth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Florence Renou-Wilson discussed the role Irish peatlands can play in climate mitigation.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Water is a public health issue

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Availability of a secure supply of clean water is a necessity that comes at a high cost, but has an as yet unrealised value. Find out more in this blog by Professor Fiona Regan, DCU.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

What is Ireland doing on climate change?

Thursday, 29 April 2021

RIA author John Sweeney reflects on climate and society in modern Ireland in the latest issue of Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.

Publications, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch Achieving Ireland's climate action ambitions

Monday, 12 April 2021

The RIA Engineering and Computer Sciences committee hosted a conference entitled ‘Achieving Ireland’s Climate Action Ambitions’ online on 25 February 2021.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

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