2021 Academy Gold Medal in the Social Sciences: call for nominations12 April 2021
DownloadsRoyal Irish Academy Gold Medal Social Sciences 2021 Notes for Nominators – Gold Medal Social Sciences 2021
In 2021, the Academy will award a Gold Medal in the Social Sciences to an individual who has made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding scholarly contribution to their field.
Eligibility for candidature is restricted to persons who are usually resident in Ireland. Candidates are currently making a distinguished, demonstrable and internationally recognised scholarly contribution to the Social Sciences. The work underpinning this will have been undertaken while candidates have been working in Ireland. Candidates are expected to be research active at the time of nomination.
A proposer and seconder are required, at least one of whom is a Member (or Honorary Member) of the Academy and/or a current member of one of the Academy Multi-Disciplinary Committees, and/or the head of an institution designated under the HEA Act (1971). The nomination form should be supplemented by:
- a supporting statement of not more than one A4 page, outlining the candidate’s scholarly achievements and contributions;
- a brief (no more than four pages), up-to-date C.V.; and
- a list (no more than twenty) of the candidate’s most important publications to date, including evidence of current research, with an evaluation (no more than two pages) by the proposer and seconder of the five most significant publications.
Nominations must be submitted using the Academy Gold Medal Award Nomination Form
The closing date for the receipt of nominations is Friday, 11 June at 17:00. Please download and read the following documents before preparing a nomination:
All personal data supplied with a nomination for the Gold Medals is used for the purpose of peer-review and competitive assessment for this award please refer to the Privacy Notice for the 2021 Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals and the RIAs Privacy page.
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