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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Irish Stone Axe Project: Digital Collection launched

Tuesday, 16 April 2024

The Irish Stone Axe Project: Digital Collection has been made publicly available through the Digital Repository of Ireland under the RIA's Nowlan Digitisation Grants scheme.

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Watch Nial O'Neill's archaeological excavation at Ballymoon Castle, County Carlow

Tuesday, 9 April 2024

Watch the footage of RIA Archaeological Research Excavation Grants scheme recipient Nial O'Neill's research-led archaeological excavation surrounding Ballymoon Castle in Bagalstown, County Carlow.

Grants and Awards, Archaeology Research Excavation Grant

Nowlan Digitisation Grants open to applications

Wednesday, 3 April 2024

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to open applications for the Nowlan Digitisation Grants until Thursday, 11 April 2024.

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2025 RIA Gold Medals: call for nominations

Tuesday, 2 April 2024

The call for nominations for the 2025 RIA Gold Medal in the Humanities and the 2025 RIA Gold Medal in the Life and Medical Sciences is now open.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

2024 Charlemont Grants announced

Thursday, 28 March 2024

This year, the Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce funding for fourteen early career researchers under the annual Charlemont Grants scheme.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

Gold for top Irish researchers

Thursday, 29 February 2024

Colm O’Reardon, Secretary General of the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science presented the 2024 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals to Máire O’Neill MRIA in the Engineering Sciences...

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R.J. Hunter Digital Fellowship open to applications

Tuesday, 27 February 2024

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to welcome applications from researchers with a background and track record in a relevant research area, namely research on aspects of Irish History, 1500-1800, who have obtained a...

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2024 Michel Déon Prize now open for nominations

Monday, 26 February 2024

Readers, publishers and authors are invited to nominate the best book of non-fiction published in the past two years, for the prize worth €10,000.

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Ireland-Scotland bilateral network Grants funding announcement

Wednesday, 14 February 2024

Funding awarded for innovative collaborative projects under the Ireland–Scotland Bilateral Network Grants scheme

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Archaeology Research Grants and Radiocarbon Dates schemes open to applications

Friday, 9 February 2024

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to open applications for the Archaeology Research Grants and Radiocarbon dates schemes until 29 March 2024.

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