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DIFP IX takes shape

Friday, 14 February 2014

DIFP IX really began to take shape through February as the typescript of the first hundred or so documents in the volume came in. Kate and Michael checked these against the originals and the editing process kicked-in in...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

What exactly is the relationship between the church and state?

Monday, 27 January 2014

2014 Gold medal winner and member of the Royal Irish Academy, Professor Desmond Clarke, discusses this tricky question with the Irish Times education correspondent Joe Humphreys.

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Documents selected for DIFP IX

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

The major event for the project this month was the selection of 835 documents that have become the core of DIFP IX. Over the coming months these documents will be typed up and Kate and Michael will check, edit and...

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Launch of Corpas na Gaeilge 1882-1926

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Dinny Mc Ginley, T.D., launched Foclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge’s Corpas na Gaeilge 1882-1926 in Academy House, 19 Dawson Street on Wednesday 11th...

Dr. Sandra Collins: Open Access for Data

Saturday, 23 November 2013

Dr. Sandra Collins is the Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI). She was appointed to this role in the Royal Irish Academy in 2011. She is also a Funded Investigator in the SFI-funded INSIGHT: Ireland's...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Ruth Hegarty: Open Access for Monographs

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Ruth Hegarty is Managing Editor of the Royal Irish Academy’s publishing house. She holds degrees in English from Trinity and UCD. She established the Prism imprint of the RIA which aims to produce beautiful books...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Dermot Moran: The Open-Access Pandora's Box

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Dermot Moran holds the Professorship of Philosophy (Metaphysics and Logic) at University College Dublin since 1989. Professor Moran was awarded the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities in 2012. He is...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Stefan Decker: Open Access Requires a Change in Habit

Monday, 18 November 2013

Stefan Decker MRIA is a professor at the National University of Ireland and the director of the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) in Galway. His current research interests include the Semantic Web, metadata,...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Eoin O Reilly: Future Challenges for Open Access Publishing

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Eoin O’Reilly MRIA is a Professor of Physics in University College Cork. In his list of over 250 publications includes seven book chapters, several major review papers, articles for Physics World, and papers on...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

Keith Jeffery: A Historian's Perspective on Open Access

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Keith Jeffery MRIA is a Professor of British History in Queens University Belfast. His research encompasses a wide range of topics in Irish, British, and British imperial history. A particular emphasis has been on...

Policy and International Relations, Opinion Series

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