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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Frédéric Dias, MRIA: Applied Mathematician

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Professor Dias's research is aimed at better understanding the power of ocean waves.

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Nuala Johnson, MRIA: Geographer

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Professor Johnson’s research explores three distinct but related areas of scholarship: place and nationalism; identity politics, memory and representation; and the spaces of scientific knowledge, gender and empire.

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Alan Smeaton, MRIA: Computer Scientist

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Professor Smeaton’s current research focus is on the relationship between human memory and information finding.

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Richard English, MRIA: Politics

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Professor English’s current research focuses on terrorism, counter-terrorism and the mutually shaping relationship between them.

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Stefano Sanvito, MRIA: Computational Materials Scientist

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Professor Sanvito’s research focuses on developing computational methods for materials science, and on the use of these methods to discover new materials for specific applications.

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Richard Reilly, MRIA: Neuroscientist

Monday, 7 December 2020

Professor Reilly's career has been driven by his fascination with neurology coupled with his original background in electronic engineering to the emerging field of neuroscience to explore issues of clinical...

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Jennifer Todd, MRIA: Political Scientist

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Professor Todd’s current research is focused on the conditions of political, social and constitutional transformation and the role of reflexivity in social change.

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Kathleen James-Chakraborty, MRIA: Architectural Historian

Friday, 30 October 2020

Professor James-Chakraborty’s scholarship addresses the connections between buildings and the societies that erect them.

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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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