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Charlemont Grant Awards Ceremony 2016

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Mary E. Daly, President of the Academy presented the 26 2016 Charlemont scholars with their certificates and congratulated them on their success.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Showcase your research innovation.

Grants and Awards

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

Call for applications for Archaeology, Charlemont, Hunter and RIA-RS schemes

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Calls now open for Archaeology Grants and Awards, RIA Charlemont Grants, R.J. Hunter Grants - Research Bursaries and RIA-RS International Exchange Cost Share Programme

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2015 US-Ireland Research Innovation Award Winners

Saturday, 16 May 2015

The awards are jointly presented by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy.

Grants and Awards

A link between physics, maths and the Mayans

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Academy Member - Professor Werner Nahm – was featured in the Irish Times recently, speaking about the link between physics, maths and the Mayans.

Membership, Grants and Awards

2015 Charlemont Awards Ceremony

Monday, 16 February 2015

On Monday 16th February 2015, 19 recipients of the award attended the ceremony held in Academy House to receive their certificates along with the title ‘Charlemont Scholar’. The 2015 scheme awarded 29 scholars in total...

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

Academy Gold Medal Ceremony 2014

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Minister Jan O’Sullivan presented the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals to the Philosopher Professor Desmond Clarke and Theoretical Physicist Werner Nahm on Tuesday 27 January 2015 in recognition of their outstanding...

Membership, Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Hamilton Day 2014

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Commemorating the anniversary of William Rowan Hamilton’s historical discovery of the formula for quaternion algerbra, the Academy put together a programme of events on Thursday, 16 October 2014.

Grants and Awards, Hamilton Day

2014 Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society Cost Share Award Winners

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Dr David O’Regan, Trinity College Dublin, and Dr Claus Pahl, Dublin City University, have both been selected to receive a prestigious Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost-Share award in 2014.

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