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The Gold Medals are awarded to individuals who have made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution in their fields.
The closing date the nominations of candidates for the 2020 Academy Gold Medal in the Humanities is 17 June at 17:00.
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.
In 2019 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Social Sciences and one in the Engineering Sciences.
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
Academy Gold Medals awarded in the Humanities and the Physical and Mathematical Sciences to architectural historian, Professor Kathleen James-Chakraborty and Astrophysicist, Professor Stephen J. Smartt MRIA.
In 2018 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Humanities and one in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences.
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.
Read the DIB entry on William Mossop, and his son William, both engravers and designers of medals, by Daniel Beaumont and David Murphy, below.
Professor Louis Cullen and Professor Fergus Shanahan were awarded the 2016 Academy Gold Medals.