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Hamilton Day 2018 Review

Thursday, 18 October 2018

This year we were honoured to have Fields Medallist Martin Hairer with us to celebrate Hamilton Day, commemorating famed mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's 'Eureka moment'.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Hamilton 'Eureka Moment' Art Commission

Monday, 16 July 2018

The RIA, in partnership with TII and DIT, is seeking expressions of interest to participate in an art commission to commemorate the 'Eureka Moment' of the famous Irish mathematician, William Rowan Hamilton.

Public Engagement, Hamilton Day

Hamilton Day Lecture 2017: Random mountains and random distances

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

To celebrate William Rowan Hamilton’s birthday we are announcing details of the 2017 Hamilton lecture

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Hamilton Day Lecture 2016

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Tickets for the Hamilton Day Lecture by Professor Shafi Goldwasser (MIT and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) are on sale now.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

2015 Hamilton Day

Friday, 16 October 2015

Hamilton Day 2015 took place on Friday 16 October 2015.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Hamilton Day Public Conversation and Prize Giving 2015

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

On Hamilton day the Academy will host a Public Conversation with a number of leading Irish researchers. This event will aim to examine networks and their applications from different perspectives. The speakers will cover...

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

Hamilton Day 2014

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Commemorating the anniversary of William Rowan Hamilton’s historical discovery of the formula for quaternion algerbra, the Academy put together a programme of events on Thursday, 16 October 2014.

Grants and Awards, Hamilton Day