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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
19 October 2022

Sisters II - Reassessing Anna and Fanny Parnell

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

13 October 2022

Literary Dublin in the Digital Archive

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is hosting a one-day symposium focused on the reuse of digital literary collections.

Digital Repository of Ireland
12 October 2022

Illustrating Icons – Collins and Dev

As part of the Dublin Festival of History see the artist at work and learn about how the artwork is commissioned

Publications, 1916 Centenary, Seminar
12 October 2022

The life and career of Professor Jan Łukasiewicz (1878-1956)

An exhibition on Jan Łukasiewicz the noted Polish logician produced by the Polish Embassy of Ireland and hosted by the Royal Irish Academy. Open Monday-Friday 10.00-13.00 ; 14.00-17.00

11 October 2022

The future development of higher education in the North-West

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) and the John and Pat Hume Foundation are hosting jointly a one-day conference in Derry / Londonderry.

Policy and International Relations, Higher Education Futures


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