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15 July 2020

Covid-19: Social Justice, and Rebuilding Ireland

Session 3 of the Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis: RIA Online Conversation series.

Policy and International Relations
09 July 2020

RDA Ireland Meet The Experts: Joanna Finegan and Maria Ryan - 'Archiving the Irish web: saving Ireland's online record'

This talk looks at the National Library of Ireland's approaches to web archiving and how the library archives events such as elections and referendums and responds to global events such as Brexit and Covid-19.

Digital Repository of Ireland
08 July 2020

Economic crises past and present: lessons for Irish policy

Session 2 of the RIA conversation series Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis in response to the current Covid-19 crisis.

Policy and International Relations
01 July 2020

'We are all virologists now’: the Science of Covid-19

Session 1 of the RIA conversation series in response to the current crisis.

Policy and International Relations
30 June 2020

Evidence Based Policy Making- the role of Higher Education and Research

The Academy has joined with the Irish Universities Association (IUA) to host an online webinar discussing evidence based policy making.

Policy and International Relations
28 June 2020

Nobel laureate William C. Campbell in conversation with Luke O'Neill and Claire O'Connell

William C. Campbell is Ireland's only Nobel Prize winner for Medicine. To mark his 90th birthday we discuss his life and career and the challenges that the world faces as it battles Covid-19.

Publications, Science Committees, Public Lecture
28 June 2020

Online exhibition: Catching the worm

Enjoy our online exhibition based on Catching the worm, the memoir of William C. Campbell, Ireland's only Nobel prizewinner for Medicine.

Publications, Exhibition
25 June 2020

COVID-19 and Contact Tracing Apps - What Should Ireland Do?

The DRI is hosting a webinar on Ireland's technical response to COVID-19 in collaboration with the ICCL and Coffee & Circumvention.

Digital Repository of Ireland
20 June 2020

Aon amharc ar Éirinn: Gaelic families and their manuscripts

Online exhibition exploring the themes of memory and narrative of Irish history, poetry, law, medicine and religion, as well as the stories of those who made these great books of Ireland.  

Library, Exhibition
16 June 2020

‘The Power of a Photograph’: Collecting and Digital Preservation in Times of Social Change

Join the Digital Repository of Ireland and the National Archives, Ireland for this collaborative online event:

Digital Repository of Ireland


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