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Latest News Articles
Reviewing constitutions: the role of constitutional conventionsFriday, 10 June 2016
Report published following Constitutional Conversation no. 2 of 6.
Constitutions, referendums and the familyFriday, 10 June 2016
Report published following Constitutional Conversation no. 1 of 6.
Mason Hayes & Curran visit the AcademyWednesday, 11 May 2016
Mason Hayes & Curran, sponsors of the Academy's Constitutional Conversation series 2016.
Austerity Conference and Keynote LectureThursday, 25 February 2016
The Social Science Committee held a conference on 29th and 30th October 2015, entitled Debating Austerity.
Professor John Morison, MRIA: Constitutional QuestionsFriday, 1 May 2015
Professor John Morison MRIA is Director of Internationalisation at the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast and founder of the innovative Juris Doctorate (JD) degree. Current research interests encompass...
Is rewiring the brain the answer to ethics?Tuesday, 7 April 2015
Drawing on content from our RIA Ethics and Society Opinion Series Professor William T O’Connor discusses if ignoring developments in neuroscience means neglecting a change to become more ethical.
Philosophy to be taught for the Junior CertTuesday, 6 January 2015
WHAT’S THE MEANING of life? Is our universe real? Do we have free will? These are just some of the questions that Irish teenagers could be contemplating in 2017, when a philosophy course is set to be introduced into the...