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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Watch: Better Together: knowledge co-production for a sustainable society

Friday, 11 June 2021

Symposium exploring how the Irish research system can increase the impact of sustainability research through co-production of knowledge

Social Sciences Committee, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch Peatlands: a climate solution

Thursday, 10 June 2021

In the fifth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Florence Renou-Wilson discussed the role Irish peatlands can play in climate mitigation.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Water is a public health issue

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Availability of a secure supply of clean water is a necessity that comes at a high cost, but has an as yet unrealised value. Find out more in this blog by Professor Fiona Regan, DCU.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

What is Ireland doing on climate change?

Thursday, 29 April 2021

RIA author John Sweeney reflects on climate and society in modern Ireland in the latest issue of Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.

Publications, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch Achieving Ireland's climate action ambitions

Monday, 12 April 2021

The RIA Engineering and Computer Sciences committee hosted a conference entitled ‘Achieving Ireland’s Climate Action Ambitions’ online on 25 February 2021.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

Watch Climate Change and Land in Ireland

Monday, 12 April 2021

In the fourth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Eamon Haughey discussed the challenges in the land system and the role land can play in climate mitigation and adaptation in Ireland.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Watch keynote and policy outlook from Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions conference

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

If you missed Mr Eamon Ryan T.D., Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications, and Transport keynote at the RIA conference 'Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions' on 25 February 2021 you can watch...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

The role of the ocean in global climate: Interplay of natural oscillations and global warming

Friday, 19 February 2021

Measurements made in the ocean in recent decades have improved our understanding of the physical connections between ocean and atmosphere and of the role of the ocean in climate. Find out more in this blog by Professor...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

Call for case studies on knowledge co-production for sustainability

Monday, 18 January 2021

We are seeking case studies on knowledge co-production in the areas of environmental and sustainability research on the island of Ireland to feature in an upcoming workshop and publication. Closing date for submissions...

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

Adapting to a changing climate: How can we build resilience?

Wednesday, 18 November 2020

We must build resilience to a range of challenges, including that of climate change. Individuals play a critical role in our combined path to a resilient economy and society. Find out more in this blog by Dr Olga M...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

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