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.

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

Friday, 10 July 2020

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

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

COVID 19 Phased Re-opening of Academy House

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

The Academy is re-opening on a phased basis for some staff from 13 July. Services will continue to be delivered remotely during this period while preparations are put in place for a wider reopening of Academy buildings...

Library, Publications, Membership, Grants and Awards

Dr Yikai Xu awarded the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize

Monday, 6 July 2020

The Belfast based PhD student was recognised for his revolutionary work in nanomaterials science in a virtual ceremony on Friday 3 July 2020.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Grants made under Archaeology Research Grants and Radiocarbon dates scheme 2020

Friday, 19 June 2020

The Royal Irish Academy has funded six projects under this year’s Archaeology Research Grants scheme. The Royal Irish Academy has also approved the awarding of eight radiocarbon dates to two researchers.

Grants and Awards

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.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

2020 Michel Déon Prize Shortlist

Thursday, 28 May 2020

The Royal Irish Academy and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have today announced the six shortlisted titles for the 2020 Michel Déon Prize for Non-Fiction.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Funding for UK-Irish collaborative research projects announced

Wednesday, 13 May 2020

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted that the British Academy have announced funding for 11 collaborative research projects arising from the joint ‘Knowledge Frontiers symposium’ held in Academy House on Friday 31...

Grants and Awards

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.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Michel Déon Prize Longlist

Friday, 17 April 2020

Due to the current technical difficulties people are experiencing by working remotely we are reopening the Michel Déon Prize in case we missed any worthy titles from our provisional longlist of eligible entries below.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Extended Deadline - Archaeology Research Grants and Radiocarbon dates

Monday, 6 April 2020

The deadline for these grant schemes has been extended until 14 April 2020 due to the current Covid-19 situation. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Grants and Awards

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