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Brexit, Trump and the new populism

Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Latest issue of Irish Studies in International Affairs to be launched at conference on 'Multilateralism and Interdependence' on 2 May

Publications, Standing Committee for International Affairs

Dr Junsi Wang wins Young Chemist Prize 2017

Friday, 20 April 2018

This award which is sponsored by Henkel, is granted to the most outstanding Irish Ph.D. thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Academy Gold Medals: Call for nominations

Friday, 20 April 2018

In 2018 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Humanities and one in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

Gold Medals, Public Engagement

Dr Ena Prosser Women in leadership Masterclass

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Ena Prosser gave the second 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

The Maamtrasna murders 135 years on

Thursday, 29 March 2018

President Higgins to issue posthumous pardon to man wrongfully executed in 1882

Publications

Frances Ruane MRIA Masterclass

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Frances Ruane gave the first masterclass in our Women in Leadership Series, which sees outstanding women leaders share their experiences with the next generation of female leaders to inspire, motivate and mentor.

Public Engagement, Women in Leadership

The artist and the presidents

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

The latest Library Blog post highlights the works of artist Sarah Purser at Academy House.

Library, Library Blog

Extreme Weather Events in Europe

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Ray McGrath, UCD comments on Extreme weather events in Europe in the latest blog from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Policy and International Relations, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Gold Medal Award Ceremony

Monday, 26 March 2018

Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, T.D. presented the 2017 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals at a ceremony in Academy House on 23 March.

Membership, Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

BEHAVE! Examining the role of behaviour change in climate change mitigation and adaptation

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Professor Anna Davies, TCD, recounts the ‘BEHAVE’ event hosted by Future Earth Ireland in November 2017.

Future Earth Ireland, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

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