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Call for nominations on the topic "Towards an EU Sustainable Food System"

Thursday, 14 March 2019

SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) is looking for experts to provide scientific advice within the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

2019 Archaeology Grants closing soon

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Apply now to the annual Archaeology Research Grants Scheme and the Radiocarbon C14 scheme, closing 17:00 22 March 2019.

Grants and Awards

Invitation to Express Interest in Membership of Future Earth Ireland

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The Royal Irish Academy is seeking expressions of interest from persons interested in being part of the second term of Future Earth Ireland.

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland, International Activities

Economist Mariana Mazzucato is the winner of the 2019 Madame de Staël Prize

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

The award worth €20,000, with the support of Compagnia di San Paolo, is awarded annually by ALLEA to eminent scholars and intellectuals whose work represents a significant contribution to the identity and values of...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Republic to Republic DIB entry: John A. Costello

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

To mark the seventieth anniversary of the declaration of the republic and Ireland’s departure from the Commonwealth on 18 April 1949, we are publishing a number of our entries of figures involved in Irish foreign policy...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Michaela Blott Women in leadership Masterclass

Monday, 11 March 2019

On 4 March 2019, Dr Michaela Blott, Xilinx gave the first 2019 Women in Leadership Masterclass at the Royal Irish Academy with the support of Accenture.

Public Engagement, Women in Leadership

Celebrating International Women's Day 2019

Friday, 8 March 2019

To mark International Women's Day we publish below one of our most recent entries by a woman, about a woman. Read about the fascinating life of one of Ireland's foremost writers Maeve Binchy (1939–2012), novelist and...

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Shortlist announced for 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Thursday, 7 March 2019

The shortlisted organisations for the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards were announced at the American Chamber of Commerce Transatlantic Conference on Thursday, 7 March.

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 2: 'Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland'

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’, the second in the series was held on 28 February 2019 in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). The report and podcast from the...

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Public Engagement

Digital Repository of Ireland to preserve Together for Yes digital archive

Friday, 1 March 2019

The digital archive of the Together for Yes campaign will be preserved in the Digital Repository of Ireland following the organisation joining as Members.

Digital Repository of Ireland


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