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Dr William McCarthy wins the 2024 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize

Friday, 2 February 2024

Recent graduate of TU Dublin has been recognised for his innovative work addressing the presence of chlorate in dairy products

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Good Science Discussion Series: What is Good Science?

Monday, 15 January 2024

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to launch a series of panel events exploring the topic of 'Good Science'.

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Call for entries: Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2024

Friday, 5 January 2024

The deadline for applications for the 2024 Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize has been extended to Friday 12 January at 17:00. The prize is open to researchers who completed a chemistry PhD in Ireland in 2023.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

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

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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.

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Watch the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2023

Thursday, 1 June 2023

Dr Chunchun Li is awarded the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize for best chemistry PhD thesis in Ireland at a ceremony at the Royal Irish Academy on Thursday 11 May. The prize was awarded in an in-person ceremony...

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PCMS submission to consultation on state supports for PhDs

Tuesday, 25 April 2023

The Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences submitted a response to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science consultation on State supports for PhD researchers in March 2023.

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Watch the Hamilton Lecture 2022

Friday, 10 March 2023

If you missed the 2022 annual Royal Irish Academy Hamilton Lecture given by Professor Avi Wigderson, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton you can watch it now. Professor Wigderson spoke about 'Cryptography: secrets...

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Dr Chunchun Li wins the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2023

Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Recent Queen's University Belfast graduate wins prize for best chemistry PhD in Ireland.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

RIA celebration of ‘Ireland greatest scientist’ discussed on podcast

Tuesday, 11 October 2022

Dr Mary Canning, President of the Royal Irish Academy features on the latest Ibec Voices podcast episode to discuss the upcoming 2022 RIA Hamilton Day celebrations.

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