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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RIA Multidisciplinary Committees

Friday, 18 February 2022

Deadline extended to midnight, 27 February for applications for new members of multidisciplinary committees for the 2022 to 2026 term.

Membership, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

RIA Diversity Report published

Tuesday, 30 November 2021

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) has published the full report of the independent diversity review it commissioned in May 2021.

Membership

Helene McNulty MRIA: Human Nutritionist

Thursday, 4 November 2021

Professor McNulty’s research programme aims to provide greater understanding of nutrition-related health issues throughout the lifecycle, and to contribute to food and health policy in Ireland, the UK and...

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Discourse Series speakers announced

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the speakers for their 2021/22 Discourse Series which will be sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.

Membership, Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Nicholas Canny MRIA: Historian

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Professor Canny’s most recent book reveals that Irish people have proved ourselves less capable than the populations of most other European countries of reaching an agreed narrative concerning our early modern past.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Independent Review Panel named

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

The membership of the Independent Diversity Review to examine the Academy’s membership processes has been named.

Membership

Derek Jackson MRIA: Coastal Geomorphologist

Thursday, 15 July 2021

Professor Jackson’s work as a geomorphologist, examining changes in physical landscapes over time and the processes that drive them, has taken him from Ireland’s coastal dunefields to the Caribbean, and more recently (...

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Watch Admittance Day 2021 ceremony

Friday, 21 May 2021

27 new Members were elected for their exceptional contribution to the sciences, humanities and social sciences as well as to public service.

Membership

Diversity Review for Royal Irish Academy

Sunday, 16 May 2021

The RIA has established an independent diversity review of its membership process to be chaired by Professor Lesley Yellowlees.

Membership

Irish voices in Europe

Thursday, 13 May 2021

'The academic vox hiberniacorum in Europe - louder than you might think' says Luke Drury MRIA, vice-president of ALLEA.

Membership, International Activities

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