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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Engineering and Computing Academy Speaker 2018

Monday, 12 June 2017

Applications for the 2018 Engineering and Computing Academy Speaker now open.

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

Information Session on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - 6th Assessment Cycle

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency organised an information session on the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) during its 6th Assessment Cycle on 12 April. The event was hosted by the Royal...

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

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

This is a live stream for the information event on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) during its 6th Assessment Cycle. The event will begin at 11am on Wednesday 12 April.

Science Committees

President Michael D. Higgins Honours Women in Science

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Academy members attend reception at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Membership, Science Committees

Hamilton Day Public Conversation and Prize Giving 2015

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

On Hamilton day the Academy will host a Public Conversation with a number of leading Irish researchers. This event will aim to examine networks and their applications from different perspectives. The speakers will cover...

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

John Bell's Theorem Crescent officially unveiled

Friday, 20 February 2015

He was a titan of modern science, and now he's got his own Belfast street.

Science Committees