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Hamilton Day 2021 Review

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Caroline Series, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, delivered the Royal Irish Academy's 2021 Hamilton Lecture on the topic 'Glimpses into Hyperbolic Geometry'.

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Top nine final year maths students get Hamilton Prize

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Sponsors Ibec see developing STEM talent as a key role in safeguarding Ireland’s economic future.

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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

Top nine final year math’s students get Hamilton Prize

Friday, 16 October 2020

Sponsors Ibec see developing STEM talent as a key role in safeguarding Ireland’s economic future.

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

Hamilton Day 2019 Review

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

On the 16 October each year, a day of celebrations is held to commemorate famed Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's quaternion algebra 'Eureka moment' in 1843.

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Emerging artist commemorates Hamilton's graffiti

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Today at Broombridge Luas stop Minister Paschal Donohoe TD launched an artwork by emerging artist Emma Ray that celebrates a 176 year old act of graffiti.

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Hamilton Did It, Luas Campaign

Friday, 4 October 2019

The Royal Irish Academy has collaborated with students from TU Dublin and TII/Luas on a Hamilton promotional campaign.

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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'.

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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.

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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

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