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 entries extended: Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2021

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Applications for the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2021 are now extended. The new closing date for submissions will be 12 noon on Monday, 18 January 2021.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Important notice in relation to Covid-19

Monday, 4 January 2021

Academy House is closed for the moment. Our online bookshop is open but please expect significant delays in shipping orders. Most services will continue to be delivered remotely during this period. We thank you for your...

Library, Publications, Membership, Grants and Awards

2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards: winners announced

Friday, 11 December 2020

Watch the 2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards special virtual event with guest of honour Simon Harris T.D., Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Applications open for the new Nowlan Digitisation Scheme

Monday, 30 November 2020

The scheme aims to expand the range of digitised historical sources available through open and free access to researchers.

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Shortlist announced for 2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Friday, 13 November 2020

Shortlist announced for 2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

R.J. Hunter Research Bursary Scheme open to applications

Tuesday, 3 November 2020

The Royal Irish Academy is once again pleased to welcome applications for amounts up to maximum of €2,500 for research on aspects of Ulster History during the period 1500-1800.

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Hamilton Day 2020 Review

Friday, 23 October 2020

Professor Terence Tao, UCLA, delivered the Royal Irish Academy's 2020 Hamilton Lecture on the topic ‘The Cosmic Distance Ladder’

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement, Hamilton Day, Masterclass Series

Conor O’Clery wins 2020 Michel Déon Prize

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Today Conor O’Clery was announced as the winner of the prestigious 2020 Royal Irish Academy Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction for his book The Shoemaker and his Daughter (Penguin Randomhouse).

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

2021 Charlemont Grants scheme open for applications

Thursday, 24 September 2020

The Royal Irish Academy's Charlemont Grants scheme for projects taking place in 2021 is now open to applications.

Grants and Awards, Charlemount Grants

Academy Gold Medals presented at private ceremony in Queen's University Belfast

Monday, 14 September 2020

The Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals were presented to Richard English, MRIA, Professor of Politics and Vincent Fusco, MRIA, Professor of Electronic Engineering and Head of High Frequency Electronics Research at Queen’s...

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

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