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Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish History

Tuesday, 21 May 2019

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the awarding of seven bursaries under the 2019 Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish History scheme.

Grants and Awards

Winners of the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards announced

Friday, 17 May 2019

The winners of the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards were announced on Friday 17 May at the American Chamber of Commerce annual dinner.

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Academy Gold Medals: call for nominations

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

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

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

2019 Archaeology Grants closing soon

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Apply now to the annual Archaeology Research Grants Scheme and the Radiocarbon C14 scheme, closing 5pm 22 March 2019.

Grants and Awards

Shortlist announced for 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Thursday, 7 March 2019

The shortlisted organisations for the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards were announced at the American Chamber of Commerce Transatlantic Conference on Thursday, 7 March.

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

RJ Hunter Fellowship Event

Monday, 25 February 2019

Listen to Gerard Farrell speak about ‘An ethnohistory of Gaelic Ulster, 1500-1700’ and David Heffernan on ‘The Goldsmiths Company of London and the Londonderry Plantation under James I, c. 1609–25'.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

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

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish History open

Thursday, 21 February 2019

The Eoin O’Mahony Bursary in Irish History was established in memory of the genealogist and newspaper columnist Eoin O’Mahony, and is now open for applications.

Grants and Awards

The Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme now open

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

The Royal Irish Academy - Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme is designed to enable international collaboration within the natural sciences, by providing the marginal costs of research.

Grants and Awards, Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme

Dr Xinxin Xiao wins Kathleen Lonsdale Prize 2018

Monday, 28 January 2019

Dr. Xinxin Xiao, a PhD graduate of University Limerick, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Royal Irish Academy’s Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize, sponsored by Henkel. 

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

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