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Next Generation Construction Conference

Tuesday, 22 November 2022

Conference to highlight changing education and research needs of future construction workforce will take place on Thursday, 24 November at the Royal Irish Academy.

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee, Geography and Geosciences Committee

Wednesday, 2 November 2022

Watch Jennifer McElwain MRIA explore past climates, atmospheres and landscapes with fossil plants to inform a sustainable future in the second of the Royal Irish Academy's Sustainability Series of public lectures.

Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Geography and Geosciences Committee

GG committee responds to consultation on climate change curriculum

Tuesday, 1 November 2022

The RIA's Geography and Geosciences Committee has participated in a consultation on the new leaving cert subject on climate action and sustainable development

Geography and Geosciences Committee

Watch: Selling Planet Earth: re-purposing geoscience for sustainable human wellbeing

Tuesday, 5 April 2022

If you missed the first lecture in our Sustainability Lecture series: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Society you can watch it now.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Geography and Geosciences Committee

The Dynamics of Housing Markets and Housing Provision in Ireland- Expert Statement

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Our Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee have released a statement on housing provision in Ireland.

Science Committees, Geography and Geosciences Committee