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13 April 2016

'Gravitational Lensing: Einstein’s unfinished symphony'

Professor Richard Ellis, University College London.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Science Committees
07 April 2016

Archaeology 2025 Assembly

The Archaeology 2025 Assembly is the penultimate public event in the 6 months of open engagement for the Archaeology 2025 Strategy project.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees
06 April 2016

'"Gaedhilg na haimsire seo" Writing processes and culture in Irish language print media 1909-1920'

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Dr Regina Uí Chollatáin

28 March 2016

Inspiring Ireland 1916 at RTÉ's 'Reflecting the Rising'

'Pop-up' talks by historians and digital heritage experts and guided site demonstrations showcasing 1916-themed exhibitions in the Digital Repository of Ireland's multiple award-winning project Inspiring Ireland.

Library, 1916 Centenary
28 March 2016

Reflecting the Rising: Easter Monday at the Royal Irish Academy

This Easter Monday, join us for a series of talks and exhibitions on the 1916 Rising.

1916 Centenary, Publications
23 March 2016

An Open Workshop on Energy Storage in Electricity Grids

Open workshop on energy storage in electricity grids.

Policy and International Relations
10 March 2016

Implementation of the COP21 Paris Agreement, a scientific perspective

Professor Kevin Anderson will give an intimate talk on the implications of the Paris agreement and what it means in practical terms for the EU and its member states.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee
09 March 2016

'Prof. Eleanor Knott (1886-1975): Irish scholar and lexicographer'

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Chantal Kobel

02 March 2016

Constitutional Conversations: Constitutions, referendums and the family

This is the first in a series of six events themed around the constitution.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethical, Political, Legal and Philosophical Studies Committee
02 March 2016

‘Douglas Hyde’s ideology of de-anglicising the Irish nation: inspiration, input and impact, 1874–1922’

Library Lunchtime Lecture by Professor Liam Mac Mathúna



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