THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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Member Profile: Gregory Toner

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Gregory Toner, author and editor of the RIA's electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Alan Stitt

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Alan Stitt, internationally recognised ophthalmology researcher, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Philip Orr

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Philip Orr, an authority on WW1, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Zahra Bahrololoumi Women in leadership Masterclass

Monday, 2 July 2018

Zahra Bahrololoumi gave the fifth masterclass in our Women in Leadership Series, that sees ouststanding women leaders share their experiences with the next generation of female leaders to inspire, motivate and mentor.

Public Engagement, Masterclass Series, Women in Leadership

Member Profile: Fergal O'Brien

Monday, 2 July 2018

Fergal O'Brien, leading innovator in human tissue biomaterials was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Nobel Laureate, Sir Venki Ramakrishnan on the ribosome, proteins and antibiotic resistance

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Nobel Laureate, Sir Venkatraman 'Venki' Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society on 18 June in Academy House presents an Academy Discourse titled ‘Antibiotics and the cell’s protein factory’ - the sixth in the...

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Member Profile: Grace Mulcahy

Friday, 29 June 2018

Gracy Mulcahy, leading researcher in veterinary parasitology, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Report from Twenty Years after the Belfast Agreement 1998: A Young Person’s Guide to the Future

Thursday, 28 June 2018

A succinct report from the conversation about the main issues facing young people in Ireland twenty years after the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Ethics, Politics, Law and Philosophy Committee

The tercentenary of the 1718 migration from Ulster – the Craighead family

Thursday, 28 June 2018

The 1718 emigration is one of the earliest known planned group migrations from Ireland. Migrants from the Bann valley founded towns in New England.

Dictionary of Irish Biography

Member Profile: Gerardine Meaney

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Gerardine Meaney, known for her highly cited publications, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018

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