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24 November 2022

Next Generation Construction in Ireland: Education, Research and Training as Key Enablers

One-day conference exploring how education, research, training and industry can enable the success of next-generation construction.

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee, Geography and Geosciences Committee
21 November 2022

Launch: NORF National Action Plan and Projects

Online event to launch Ireland’s National Action Plan for Open Research and projects funded by the NORF 2022 Open Research Fund.

Digital Repository of Ireland
18 November 2022

Radical Archives: Community Digital Archives Consultation Forum

Full Stack Feminism in Digital Humanities, in collaboration with the DRI, is hosting a community archive consultation forum.

16 November 2022

The Island Praeger Found

Join us for a lecture by John Feehan as he examines the value of the Clare Island Survey for future directions on the island and the islands of Ireland

11 November 2022

Irish Art 1920-2020 editors Yvonne Scott and Catherine Marshall 'In-Conversation' with artist Seán Lynch

Join us for what is due to be an interesting and insightful discussion between the book's editors and artist Seán Lynch (see the speakers' bios below). This lunchtime event, which will take place in the Royal Irish...

10 November 2022

Sisters II - The lives and writings of the Owenson sisters - Sold Out

Sisters II celebrates sisterhood by exploring the lives and achievements of four families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life.

04 November 2022

John Bell Day Lecture 2022: Coherent effects in biological processes

2022 John Bell Day lecture with Professor Susana Huelga. This event is hosted by the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s and the Royal Irish Academy, in association with the School of Maths & Physics.

Science Committees, Public Lecture
27 October 2022

RIA Sustainability Series: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Society

Professor Karen Wiltshire will deliver the third in the series of RIA Sustainability Series public lectures in the University of Galway. 

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee
26 October 2022

The 19th RIA/URSI Research Colloquium on Radio Science and Communications

Colloquium with papers from academics and industry with a poster exhibition and free public lecture.

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee, Public Lecture
25 October 2022

International Reflections on STEM Education

Science Education Symposium in partnership with ALLEA- All European Academies. 

Policy and International Relations


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