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2020 Michel Déon Prize Shortlist

Thursday, 28 May 2020

The Royal Irish Academy and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have today announced the six shortlisted titles for the 2020 Michel Déon Prize for Non-Fiction.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Important notice in relation to COVID 19

Sunday, 17 May 2020

We have physically closed Academy House to Members and the public until further notice. RIA staff are undertaking Academy business from their homes. 

Library, Publications, Membership, Grants and Awards

Funding for UK-Irish collaborative research projects announced

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted that the British Academy have announced funding for 11 collaborative research projects arising from the joint ‘Knowledge Frontiers symposium’ held in Academy House on Friday 31...

Grants and Awards

2020 Academy Gold Medals: call for nominations

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Academy is seeking the nomination of candidates for the 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities and the 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Life Sciences.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Life Sciences: call for nominations announced

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Gold Medals are awarded to individuals who have made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution in their fields.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities: call for nominations now open

Wednesday, 29 April 2020

The Academy is seeking the nominations of candidates for the 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Michel Déon Prize Longlist

Friday, 17 April 2020

Due to the current technical difficulties people are experiencing by working remotely we are reopening the Michel Déon Prize in case we missed any worthy titles from our provisional longlist of eligible entries below.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Extended Deadline - Archaeology Research Grants and Radiocarbon dates

Monday, 6 April 2020

The deadline for these grant schemes has been extended until 14 April 2020 due to the current Covid-19 situation. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

Royal Irish Academy Grants funding – COVID 19 statement

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

We know that the implications of the current situation on Grant schemes and funded projects will be felt over the next weeks and months, and project timelines and plans may be unavoidably affected as a result of steps...

Grants and Awards

Dr Yikai Xu wins the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize

Friday, 27 March 2020

Dr Yikai Xu was selected as this year’s winner for the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences in the Henkel sponsored prize.

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

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