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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New Executive Secretary appointed

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Ireland’s leading body of experts in the humanities and sciences, the Royal Irish Academy, has appointed Dr. Tony Gaynor as its Executive Secretary.

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Eleanor Maguire Hon. MRIA elected to British Academy

Friday, 20 July 2018

Congratulations to Neuroscientist Prof Eleanor Maguire Hon. MRIA who was among the 76 academics elected as Fellows of the British Academy today in recognition of her achievements.

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Member Profile: Graeme Watson

Monday, 9 July 2018

Graeme Watson, computational chemist was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Koen Verbruggen

Friday, 6 July 2018

Koen Verbruggen, Director of the Geological Survey of Ireland was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Gregory Toner

Thursday, 5 July 2018

Gregory Toner, author and editor of the RIA's electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Alan Stitt

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

Alan Stitt, internationally recognised ophthalmology researcher, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Philip Orr

Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Philip Orr, an authority on WW1, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Fergal O'Brien

Monday, 2 July 2018

Fergal O'Brien, leading innovator in human tissue biomaterials was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Grace Mulcahy

Friday, 29 June 2018

Gracy Mulcahy, leading researcher in veterinary parasitology, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018.

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Member Profile: Gerardine Meaney

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Gerardine Meaney, known for her highly cited publications, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy on 25 May 2018

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