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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

Closing 7 January - 2019 Charlemont Grants

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

The Charlemont Grants Scheme is a high-impact travel grants scheme aimed at early-career postdoctoral researchers. 

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2018

Monday, 24 December 2018

Closing 12 noon Wed 9 January. Last call for submissions from Irish Ph.D. thesis students in the general area of Chemical Science.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Closing 19 December - US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

Applications closing on 19 December 2018 for the US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2019.

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

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