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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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Academy Gold Medals: call for nominations

Monday, 24 June 2019

In 2019 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Social Sciences and one in the Engineering Sciences.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Open Call for Membership of Editorial Board

Monday, 24 June 2019

We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified individuals who are willing to serve on the Editorial Board of our journal Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. 

Publications

Member Profile: Paul Moynagh

Monday, 24 June 2019

Paul Moynagh, an immunology-related researcher was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

An Update on the ALLEA Working Group on Science Education

Friday, 21 June 2019

The working group, through Ireland's Dr Cliona Murphy's leadership, will be submitting a statement on the status of climate change education in Europe to the European Commission.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Member Profile: Fearghal McGarry

Friday, 21 June 2019

Fearghal McGarry, modern Irish historian was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

Member Profile: Kieran McEvoy

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Kieran McEvoy, a leading figure internationally on societies transitioning from conflict was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

The 2019 John Maddox Prize

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

The John Maddox Prize recognises the work of individuals who promote sound science and evidence on a matter of public interest, facing difficulty or hostility in doing so.

Policy and International Relations

Pride month DIB entry: the ‘Ladies of Llangollen’

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

To mark Pride 2019 the DIB is publishing its entries on celebrated diarist Sarah Ponsonby (1755–1831) and her life partner Lady Eleanor Butler (c.1739–1829), known as the ‘Ladies of Llangollen’.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Member Profile: Tom Lodge

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Tom Lodge, contemporary political historian was admitted as a Member of the Royal Irish Academy on 24 May 2019.

Membership

Call for contributions: Open Consultation on FAIR data in the Humanities

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Working with data in the humanities? Consider contributing to the ALLEA e-Humanities draft recommendations.

Digital Repository of Ireland

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