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.

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Serious mismatches continue between science and policy in forest bioenergy

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

The international peer-reviewed journal "Global Change Biology - Bioenergy" has just published a paper authored by 15 of EASAC’s Environmental Experts on the serious mismatches between science and policy on forest...

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New Working Group: “Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory academic journals and conferences”

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

The InterAcademy Partnership (IAP) have issued a call for working group nominations to a planned IAP study, “Harnessing the world’s academies to combat predatory academic journals and conferences.”

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The Royal Irish Academy congratulates Dr Sadhbh Lee on being identified as an Outstanding Young Physician Leader (YPL) by the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP)

Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Dr Lee will now attend the 9th IAP YPL Programme taking place on 24-29 October 2019 in conjunction with the World Health Summit being held in Berlin, Germany, 27-29 October 2019.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

XX INQUA Conference Comes to Ireland

Friday, 9 August 2019

The International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) recently held its 2019 Congress in the Dublin Convention Centre from 25-31 July.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Knowledge Frontiers Symposium

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Call for applications to attend the British Academy and the Royal Irish Academy's Knowledge Frontiers Symposium on Friday 31 January & Saturday 1 February 2020 in Dublin.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Calls open for the 2020 Wolf Prize

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Since 1978 Wolf Prizes in the sciences and arts are awarded to outstanding artists and scientists with distinguished international careers for their achievements for the benefit of mankind and brotherly relations among...

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Academies call for a sustainable European data governance approach

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

This ALLEA/Royal Society Discussion Paper examines how a European approach to data governance can unlock the full potential of data-based technologies, while at the same time safeguarding European values.

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The challenges of ageing must be faced by the young, top scientists tell new Commission

Monday, 1 July 2019

 A key conclusion of a new report entitled Transforming the Future of Ageing, published by SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) and led by the FEAM (Federation of European Academies of Medicine)...

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An Update on the ALLEA Working Group on Science Education

Friday, 21 June 2019

The working group, through Ireland's Dr Cliona Murphy's leadership, will be submitting a statement on the status of climate change education in Europe to the European Commission.

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‘The imperative of climate action to protect human health in Europe’

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

A workshop to mark the launch of EASAC's report looking at climate action in Europe to protect human health and to highlight it's relevance in the Irish context.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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