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On the 16 October each year, a day of celebrations is held to commemorate famed Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's quaternion algebra 'Eureka moment' in 1843.
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.
Closing 12 noon Wed 9 January. Last call for submissions from Irish Ph.D. thesis students in the general area of Chemical Science.
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'.
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.
Call for submissions
Open call seeking expressions of interest to serve on its Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee (PCMSC).
Team Ireland won two bronze medals at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
To celebrate William Rowan Hamilton’s birthday we are announcing details of the 2017 Hamilton lecture
Winner of Ireland’s Young Chemist Prize has been awarded a prestigious international award at the World Chemistry Congress.