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Dr Xinxin Xiao wins Kathleen Lonsdale Prize 2018

Monday, 28 January 2019

Dr. Xinxin Xiao, a PhD graduate of University Limerick, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Royal Irish Academy’s Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize, sponsored by Henkel. 

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2018

Monday, 24 December 2018

Closing 12 noon Wed 9 January. Last call for submissions from Irish Ph.D. thesis students in the general area of Chemical Science.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Hamilton Day 2018 Review

Thursday, 18 October 2018

This year we were honoured to have Fields Medallist Martin Hairer with us to celebrate Hamilton Day, commemorating famed mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's 'Eureka moment'.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Dr Junsi Wang wins Young Chemist Prize 2017

Friday, 20 April 2018

This award which is sponsored by Henkel, is granted to the most outstanding Irish Ph.D. thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Open Call to serve on Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Open call seeking expressions of interest to serve on its Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee (PCMSC).

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Ireland’s success at International Mathematics Olympiad

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Team Ireland won two bronze medals at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Hamilton Day Lecture 2017: Random mountains and random distances

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

To celebrate William Rowan Hamilton’s birthday we are announcing details of the 2017 Hamilton lecture

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Ireland’s leading young chemist enjoys international success

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Winner of Ireland’s Young Chemist Prize has been awarded a prestigious international award at the World Chemistry Congress.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Young Chemist Prize

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Winner of Ireland’s Young Chemist Prize to be awarded prestigious international award at the World Chemistry Congress

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

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