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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Rob Kitchin, MRIA: Geographer

Monday, 12 October 2020

Professor Kitchin is a geographer who researches how digital technologies are reshaping urban life and how cities are managed and governed.

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Diane Negra, MRIA: Film Studies and Screen Culture

Monday, 28 September 2020

At the heart of Professor Negra's work is a desire to understand how we articulate and challenge collective beliefs, ideals and values through media fictions.

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Yvonne Buckley, MRIA: Population Ecologist

Friday, 4 September 2020

Professor Buckley's research deals with the ups and downs of populations as a population ecologist, looking at the natural world through a lens of numbers.

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Paul J. Devereux, MRIA: Economist

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Professor Devereux's research mainly studies intergenerational transmission and the effects of family background and environmental influences on child outcomes such as education, earnings, and wealth.

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Máirín Nic Eoin, MRIA: Irish Language

Monday, 6 July 2020

Professor Nic Eoin researchs modern and contemporary Irish-language literature, examining also the changing social and sociolinguistic contexts of literary production in Irish.

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Fergal O'Brien, MRIA: Biomaterial Researcher

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Professor O'Brien's research focuses on the development and application of natural polymer, biomaterial-based therapeutics for tissue engineering.

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Paula J. Reimer, MRIA: Radiocarbon Expert

Thursday, 30 April 2020

Professor Reimer's expertise is in Radiocarbon dating, determining the age of an object that contains organic material.

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