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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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.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Important notice in relation to Covid-19

Monday, 4 January 2021

Academy House is closed for the moment. Our online bookshop is open but please expect significant delays in shipping orders. Most services will continue to be delivered remotely during this period. We thank you for your...

Library, Publications, Membership, Grants and Awards

Aidan Clarke 1933-2020

Monday, 21 December 2020

The death has been announced of Aidan Clarke, one of Ireland’s leading historians, Fellow Emeritus at Trinity College Dublin and a former President of the Royal Irish Academy. 

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Christmas Opening Hours

Friday, 18 December 2020

Wishing all our members and friends a very Happy Christmas and New Year.

Library, Publications, Membership, Public Engagement

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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Watch 'Astronomy and Poetry' Discourse

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

You can now watch the recent Academy Discourse by Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Hon. MRIA which was sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.

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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.

Membership, Members Research Series, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

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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Watch Dr Mounir Bouchenaki discuss 'Cultural heritage and recent armed conflicts'

Friday, 30 October 2020

If you missed the Discourse lecture by cultural heritage expert, Dr Mounir Bouchenaki, on 29 October 2020 or would like to watch it again, the video is now available to stream.

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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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