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04 September 2020

Transforming the Future of Ageing

The Academy, along with SAPEA and FEAM is hosting a webinar to discuss the  ‘Transforming the Future of Ageing’ report

Policy and International Relations
02 September 2020

'A history of Ireland in 10 words' exhibition

Remember our touring exhibition that had to be stored away for lockdown? You can now view it at dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge, Exhibition
26 August 2020

Academy Discourse: US Elections

Join us online for the first Academy Discourse in the 2020-21 Series on the topic of the upcoming US elections sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Membership, Discourse Series, Public Lecture
29 July 2020

RDA Ireland Meet The Experts Webinar - Data Sharing for COVID-19 Research: Recommendations and Guidelines from the RDA COVID-19 Working Group

This Meet the Experts webinar will provide an overview of the RDA COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines.

Digital Repository of Ireland
20 July 2020

Online exhibition: Judging Shaw

Enjoy our online exhibition based on Judging Shaw by Fintan O'Toole to inspire fresh interest in Shaw’s life, work and legacy.

Publications, Judging Shaw
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


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