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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Science supports new and improved cancer screening programmes, say EU advisors

Friday, 11 March 2022

There is a strong scientific basis for introducing life-saving screening programmes in EU member states for both lung cancer and prostate cancer, according to experts advising the European Commission ahead of an...

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Forest bioenergy update: BECCS and its role in integrated assessment models

Friday, 11 March 2022

“Look before you Leap”: European Science Academies Caution against Subsidies for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

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Call for Nominations 2022 TÜBA Academy Prizes

Thursday, 24 February 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is invited to nominate outstanding scientists with original, leading and path-breaking works for each category of TÜBA Academy Prizes

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Turin Academy of Sciences 2022 Prizes

Thursday, 24 February 2022

The Turin Academy of Sciences invites nominations for their scientific prizes.

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Blogpost: IAP 2021 Young Physicians Leaders Programme

Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Dr Eimear Duff recently represented the Academy at the IAP 2021 Young Physicians Leaders Programme.

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New methods to study health inequalities require investments in data infrastructures, European academies report says

Monday, 15 November 2021

A new generation of scientific methods are helping to better understand health inequalities in Europe, but investments in data infrastructures are required to make use of its full potential for informing policymaking,...

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World academies launch an action plan to combat both climate change and biodiversity decline

Friday, 22 October 2021

The new IAP Statement ‘Climate Change and Biodiversity: Interlinkages and policy options’ highlights that climate and biodiversity policies are currently insufficiently connected and addressing climate change and...

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The Mediterranean and Middle East regions are “hotspots” for climate change-related health risks

Thursday, 14 October 2021

The new workshop report “Tackling the effects of climate change on health in the Mediterranean and surrounding regions” includes assessments from the region and recommendations for policy-makers and the scientific...

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Research Bureaucracy: Celtic Academies Alliance response

Thursday, 14 October 2021

Working in partnership with the Learned Society of Wales (LSW) and the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the RIA has responded to the UK independent review of research bureaucracy. The response was prepared by a working group...

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Climate and Biodiversity Crisis: 16 Critical Fields for World Leaders to Act Upon to Safeguard Human Civilisation

Tuesday, 24 August 2021

The urgency of the climate and biodiversity crises requires closer coordination between UNFCCC and CBD

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