THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
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.Read more about the RIA
Archaeology Research Excavation Grants, Directed Archaeological Research for World Heritage Sites, Archaeology Radiocarbon Dates Scheme now open for applications
This programme covers research in the natural sciences, enabling high-impact collaborations between researchers based in Ireland and the UK over a two-year period.
In 2019 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Social Sciences and one in the Engineering Sciences.
The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the awarding of six Archaeology Research grants, under this annual scheme which is run in partnership with the National Monuments Service.
The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the awarding of seven bursaries under the 2019 Eoin O'Mahony Bursary in Irish History scheme.
The winners of the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards were announced on Friday 17 May at the American Chamber of Commerce annual dinner.
Apply now to the annual Archaeology Research Grants Scheme and the Radiocarbon C14 scheme, closing 5pm 22 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.
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'.
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