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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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Call for nominations for the 2023 Academy Gold Medals in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Friday, 3 June 2022

In 2023, the Royal Irish Academy will award the Academy Gold Medal in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences to an individual who has made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution...

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President of the RIA presents 2021 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals

Wednesday, 6 April 2022

On Monday, 4 April Mary Canning, PRIA presented Ruth Byrne, Professor of Cognitive Science, Trinity College Dublin with the 2021 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medal in the Social Sciences and Jennifer McElwain, Professor of...

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Academy Gold Medals recipients announced

Thursday, 24 February 2022

The President and Council of the Royal Irish Academy are delighted to announce the awarding of the 2021 Academy Gold Medals.

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Closing soon: call for nominations for 2021 Academy Gold Medal in the Environmental Sciences and Geosciences

Wednesday, 7 July 2021

Closing date for nominations for 2021 Academy Gold Medal in the Environmental Sciences and Geoscience is Wednesday, 14 July at 17:00.

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Academy Gold Medals presented at private ceremony in Queen's University Belfast

Monday, 14 September 2020

The Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals were presented to Richard English, MRIA, Professor of Politics and Vincent Fusco, MRIA, Professor of Electronic Engineering and Head of High Frequency Electronics Research at Queen’s...

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Call for nominations extended: 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Life Sciences

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

The Gold Medals are awarded to individuals who have made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution in their fields.

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Closing 17 June - 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

The closing date the nominations of candidates for the 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities is 17 June at 17:00.

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2020 Academy Gold Medals: call for nominations

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Academy is seeking the nomination of candidates for the 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities and the 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Life Sciences.

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Academy Gold Medals: call for nominations

Monday, 24 June 2019

In 2019 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Social Sciences and one in the Engineering Sciences.

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Interviews with 2018 Gold Medallists

Thursday, 21 February 2019

Watch the 2018 Academy Gold Medals winners, Kathleen James-Chakraborty, MRIA and Stephen J. Smartt, MRIA sharing their views on what it means to receive their awards

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