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Glaoch Oscailte freastal ar Choistí Ildisciplíneacha

Monday, 22 January 2018

Is iad aidhmeanna Choistí an Acadaimh ná saineolas eolaíochta agus léannta a chur ar fáil agus luach na n-eolaíochtaí, na ndaonnachtaí agus na n-eolaíochtaí sóisialta a chur chun cinn.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach, Science Committees

435 million year old fossil starfish discovered in Maam Valley

Monday, 22 January 2018

A new species of fossil starfish discovered in the Maam Valley of County Galway is described in the latest issue of the Irish Journal of Earth Sciences, published by the Royal Irish Academy.

Publications

Applications open for RIA/RS International Exchange Cost Share Programme

Monday, 15 January 2018

The Royal Irish Academy - Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme is designed to enable international collaboration between two teams or individuals- one based in Ireland, and the other in the UK.

Grants and Awards

100th anniversary of the birth of Sheila Tinney, MRIA

Friday, 12 January 2018

We are commemorating the100th anniversary of Sheila Tinney's birth one of our first female Members on 15th January 2018.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Public Engagement, STEM Education

2018 Suffrage Centenary

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

As part of the Academy's 2018 theme of Diversity, the Suffrage Centenary was commemorated at the Academy with a conference, which was held on 1 February 2018 in association with the Houses of the...

Public Engagement

Fifty-seven new lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography online

Monday, 8 January 2018

Amongst the 57 new lives added to the DIB online in December 2017, our third batch of ‘Missing Persons’, you can read about the architect Hebert Simms (1898–1948), Theosophist and man of letters.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Academy House closed on Tuesday, 10 April

Monday, 1 January 2018

The Academy (including the Library) will be closed on Tuesday, 10 April to facilitate staff training. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

Library, Membership

“The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.” - Benjamin Disraeli

Friday, 22 December 2017

Ray McGrath, UCD, on the publication of the IAP Climate Change and Education Statement. 

Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

‘Causes and consequences of obesity; lessons from human genetics’

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Hon. MRIA talks about his recent Academy Discourse

Public Engagement

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