THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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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Call for nominations for the 2023 Academy Gold Medals in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Friday, 3 June 2022

In 2023, the Royal Irish Academy will award the Academy Gold Medal in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences to an individual who has made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution...

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Winners announced 2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Friday, 27 May 2022

The 2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards – a joint initiative of the Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland (AmCham) - were announced at the AmCham annual dinner on Friday, 20 May 2022...

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

2022 Michel Déon Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) in association with the Department of Foreign Affairs has today announced the six shortlisted titles for the 2022 Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards: shortlist announced

Monday, 11 April 2022

The Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland (AmCham) have announced the shortlisted organisations for the 2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.  

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

President of the RIA presents 2021 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals

Wednesday, 6 April 2022

On Monday, 4 April Mary Canning, PRIA presented Ruth Byrne, Professor of Cognitive Science, Trinity College Dublin with the 2021 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal in the Social Sciences and Jennifer McElwain, Professor of...

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

R.J. Hunter scheme developments

Friday, 25 March 2022

The Academy is pleased to announce that Dr. Richard Fitzpatrick has recently begun his tenure as the R.J. Hunter Digital Fellow. R.J. Hunter Research bursaries have also been awarded to Dr. Leanne Calvert and Dr....

Grants and Awards

Funding for 16 Charlemont Projects awarded

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

The RIA is delighted to announce that 16 Charlemont Projects have been funded under the 2021/2022 iteration of the scheme.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

Praeger Grants in Natural History open

Tuesday, 1 March 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to open the Praeger Grants scheme which invites applications for  research on Ireland’s field natural history is open until 14 April 2022

Grants and Awards

New Decade of Centenaries Bursary scheme opened

Friday, 25 February 2022

A new Royal Irish Academy local history research fund has been announced by Minister Martin as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 

Grants and Awards

Academy Gold Medals recipients announced

Thursday, 24 February 2022

The President and Council of the Royal Irish Academy are delighted to announce the awarding of the 2021 Academy Gold Medals.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

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