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Watch Catherine Day's discourse: 'Will the post Brexit EU be different?'

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Catherine Day, MRIA and former Secretary General of the EU Commission, examines and contextualises the landscape of Post Brexit EU. Response by Noel Dorr, MRIA.

Membership, Public Engagement

Judging Redmond and Carson US lectures

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

Professor Alvin Jackson will be visiting the United States in March and April to discuss his new book.

Publications, Decade of Centenaries

Women on Walls on tour

Monday, 5 February 2018

The Women on Walls exhibition is not on display at the Academy currently.

Public Engagement

A French art historian in Ireland

Friday, 26 January 2018

Latest Library Blog post. Peter Harbison, MRIA, looks at the works of art historian and archaeologist Françoise Henry, MRIA, the subject of our current exhibition Françoise Henry and the history of Irish art

Library, Library Blog

Open Call to serve on Royal Irish Academy Multidisciplinary Committees

Friday, 26 January 2018

The aims of the Committees are to provide scientific and scholarly expertise and to promote the value of the sciences, humanities and social sciences.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Science Committees

Ireland’s finest get ‘everyday’ treatment

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Ireland’s latest definitive stamps will bring some of the nation’s most loved antiquities to a new audience.

Publications

Glaoch Oscailte freastal ar Choistí Ildisciplíneacha

Monday, 22 January 2018

Is iad aidhmeanna Choistí an Acadaimh ná saineolas eolaíochta agus léannta a chur ar fáil agus luach na n-eolaíochtaí, na ndaonnachtaí agus na n-eolaíochtaí sóisialta a chur chun cinn.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach, Science Committees

435 million year old fossil starfish discovered in Maam Valley

Monday, 22 January 2018

A new species of fossil starfish discovered in the Maam Valley of County Galway is described in the latest issue of the Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, published by the Royal Irish Academy.

Publications

Applications open for RIA/RS International Exchange Cost Share Programme

Monday, 15 January 2018

The Royal Irish Academy - Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme is designed to enable international collaboration between two teams or individuals- one based in Ireland, and the other in the UK.

Grants and Awards

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