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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Admittance Day 2015

Friday, 29 May 2015

Funding doubts causing major ‘university brain drain’ says RIA President.

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A link between physics, maths and the Mayans

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Academy Member - Professor Werner Nahm – was featured in the Irish Times recently, speaking about the link between physics, maths and the Mayans.

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Funding Basic Research in Science

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Many of our members signed a recent letter to the Irish Times Letters section discussing the funding crisis in science research.

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Academy Gold Medal Ceremony 2014

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Minister Jan O’Sullivan presented the Royal Irish Academy Gold Medals to the Philosopher Professor Desmond Clarke and Theoretical Physicist Werner Nahm on Tuesday 27 January 2015 in recognition of their outstanding...

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What exactly is the relationship between the church and state?

Monday, 27 January 2014

2014 Gold medal winner and member of the Royal Irish Academy, Professor Desmond Clarke, discusses this tricky question with the Irish Times education correspondent Joe Humphreys.

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