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

Cuireann Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann an taighde chun cinn. Tugaimid aitheantas do scoth taighdeoirí na hÉireann. Tugaimid tacaíocht don scoláireacht agus cuirimid an pobal ar an eolas faoin leas atá le baint as an eolaíocht agus as na daonnachtaí. Creidimid gur gá an dea-thaighde a chur chun cinn, a chothú agus a chur in iúl don phobal. Comhairle dá chuid ball a reachtálann an tAcadamh. Déantar baill a thoghadh agus meastar gurb é an gradam acadúil is airde in Éirinn é.

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Policy Papers

The European Structural and Investment Funds – Contribution to UK research and innovation

14 April 2020

This explainer outlines the role that European Structural and Investment Funds play in supporting investment and capacity building in research and innovation in Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

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National Academies in the Devolved Nations Engagement on the UK R&D Roadmap

20 August 2020

The Royal Irish Academy, Royal Society of Edinburgh and Learned Society of Wales joint letter to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on the UK Government’s R&D roadmap.

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ALLEA (2020) ‘A Snapshot of Climate Change Education Initiatives in Europe Initial findings and implications for future Climate Change Education’ – its Relevance for Ireland

17 June 2020

Briefing Paper by Dr Cliona Murphy discusses the latest ALLEA report and its implications for Ireland.

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Museums for the future: policies and practices in Ireland

05 December 2019

A public discussion document arising from the Royal Irish Academy Future Museums workshop, Tuesday, 12 November 2019

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ALLEA (2018, 2019) ‘Truth, Trust and Expertise’

24 September 2019

A Briefing Paper by Professor Maria Baghramian MRIA and Professor Luke Drury MRIA discussing ALLEA's work on public trust in evidence-based social institutions

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Research and Innovation in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

06 September 2019

Factsheet outlining the current levels of research and innovation collaboration and links between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Authored by RIA in conjunction with the Royal Society.

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Response to the Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Health Sector Consultation Response

22 August 2019

A response by the Royal Irish Academy to the Department of Health consultation on climate change adaptation for the health sector.

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EASAC (2019) ‘The imperative of climate action to protect human health in Europe’ - Relevance to Ireland

04 June 2019

Briefing Paper by Professor Patrick Goodman discussing the EASAC report and its relevance to Ireland.

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Academic freedom and institutional autonomy: Commitments must be followed by action

10 April 2019

Joint statement by ALLEA, EUA and Science Europe.

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Response to Heritage Ireland 2030 consultation

02 April 2019

A response by the Royal Irish Academy to the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht consultation on the next national heritage strategy.

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RIA Joint Letter with the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Learned Society of Wales

21 March 2019

The Academy has collaborated with the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Learned Society of Wales to draw attention to shared issues between the devolved administrations.

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Royal Irish Academy Response to the Guidance on the Implementation of Plan S

08 February 2019

Royal Irish Academy Response to Consultation Questions relating to the Guidance on the Implementation of Plan S.

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Brexit, Rights, and the Ireland-Northern Ireland Protocol to the Withdrawal Agreement

21 December 2018

A paper analysing how well the Withdrawal Agreement has addressed the protection of human rights and equality rights in Northern Ireland once the UK has withdrawn from the EU.

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Response to draft National Open Research Forum Statement

10 December 2018

Royal Irish Academy submission to the draft National Open Research Forum Statement.

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Royal Irish Academy Response to the Creative Ireland Programme

05 December 2018

Dr Mary Canning MRIA, Chair of the RIA Culture and Heritage Working Group

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Discussion Paper 1. Creativity in the Sciences

05 December 2018

Professor Luke Drury MRIA, Member of the RIA Culture and Heritage Working Group

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Discussion Paper 2. ‘The earth has music for those who listen’: Creativity in Music in Ireland

05 December 2018

Professor Lorraine Byrne Bodley MRIA, Member of the RIA Culture and Heritage Working Group

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Discussion Paper 3. An Ghaeltacht, an Ghaeilge, an Béaloideas agus Cruthaitheacht na nDaoine

05 December 2018

An t-Ollamh Angela Bourke MRIA le an t-Ollamh Diane Negra MRIA.

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Discussion Paper 3. The Gaeltacht, the Irish Language, Folklore and Vernacular Creativity

05 December 2018

Professor Angela Bourke MRIA with Professor Diane Negra MRIA, Members of the RIA Culture and Heritage Working Group

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Future-Proofing and Improving Research Infrastructures in Ireland

30 November 2018

Recommendations report which outlines evidence based policy recommendations to address inadequacies in the Irish research infrastructure system.

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Current system of support for Early Career Researchers

19 November 2018

A scoping project to provide a snapshot of the perceptions and experiences of early career researchers in higher education institutions on the island of Ireland.

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The Island of Ireland Economy and Brexit Report

16 November 2018

Fifth Paper in the Royal Irish Academy and British Academy Brexit Briefing Series, authored by Michael Darcy and France Ruane.

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RIA Submission Mid Term Review 2020

18 October 2018

Royal Irish Academy response to the review of Innovation 2020 addressing strategic priority areas and highlighting current concerns.

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Research Infrastructures in Ireland: Examining Adequacy and Requirements- Survey Results

01 October 2018

Detailed results of a Royal Irish Academy Survey analysing the adequacy of research infrastructures in Ireland and the ways in which they can be improved.

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Research Infrastructures in Ireland: strengthening foundations, building for the future

01 October 2018

The Royal Irish Academy Pre-Budget Submission 2019 focuses on key areas of priority for government funding in 2019 in order to address pressing issues in the higher education and research sector.

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