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.Read more about the RIA
Tá dhá scoláireacht le bronnadh faoi scéim nua a ceapadh d’fhonn tacaíocht a thabhairt d’fhoilsitheoireacht acadúil na Gaeilge.
If you missed our recent panel discussion exploring the challenges and opportunities that social media opens in our society you can listen to it now.
Rural Conversation No. 3: 'Building vibrant and sustainable communities in rural Ireland’, the final in the series of three Rural Conversations was held on Thursday, 4 April 2019 and hosted in Waterford Institute of...
This one-day conference held on 11 December 2018 produced in partnership with the Houses of the Oireachtas to mark the 100th anniversary of Dáil Éireann is is now available to watch online.
Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 2: 'Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland'Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’, the second in the series was held on 28 February 2019 in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). The report ...
Listen to a panel discussion with four Irish women writers to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849).
Call for Papers for the 2019 International Affairs Conference - deadline: Tuesday, 19 March 2019 at 5.00 p.m.
The first event in the Rural Conversations Series was held in NUIG on 8 November. The report and podcast from the event are now available.
Expert Statement: The Social Sciences and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Disciplines in IrelandThursday, 13 December 2018
This Expert Statement outlines the relationship between the STEM disciplines and the social sciences in Ireland through an analysis of the sites of collaboration, opportunities and challenges, and policy initiatives....
In this podcast Michael MacDonagh talks of the opportunities and challenges of preserving Ireland’s past and managing our archaeological heritage.