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This must-see set of talks brings the very best and brightest minds of our age to a public audience.
If you missed our Academy Discourse by Professor Michele Nicoletti, you can watch it now.
Watch Professor Wayne Powell's (SRUC) Academy discourse where he discussed Global Food and nutrition security in April 2019.
Watch Sir David Cannedine addresses the key issues in Irish history within the context of British history from the early 1800s and the Act of Union, through to the current Brexit situation.
View our discourse marking the centenary of the 1918 parliamentary elections online now.
Watch an interview and full discourse with Professor Chris Bean in which he discusses predictability and uncertainty in forecasting volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides.
Between September 2018 and April 2019, this Series will include expert speakers on a wide range of subjects including cybersecurity, the experience of female politicians at the highest ranks of Irish parliamentary...
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...
Watch the Academy Discourse given by Professor Alvin Jackson, Hon. MRIA marking the anniversary of the death of John Redmond.
Greatest Irish parliamentarians of their generation: Redmond and Carson with Professor Alvin JacksonWednesday, 14 March 2018
Professor Alvin Jackson's book Judging Redmond and Carson was launched on 6 March 2018 by an Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, as part of an Academy Discourse delivered on the centenary of John Redmond's death.