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Winning work of the 2021 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize has implications for vaccine developmentThursday, 28 January 2021
Dr Conor Crawford is the winner of the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2021 sponsored by Henkel. The prestigious prize is awarded for the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the chemical sciences and is announced...
Call for entries extended: Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2021Wednesday, 13 January 2021
Applications for the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2021 are now extended. The new closing date for submissions will be 12 noon on Monday, 18 January 2021.
Hamilton Day 2020 ReviewFriday, 23 October 2020
Professor Terence Tao, UCLA, delivered the Royal Irish Academy's 2020 Hamilton Lecture on the topic ‘The Cosmic Distance Ladder’
Top nine final year math’s students get Hamilton PrizeFriday, 16 October 2020
Sponsors Ibec see developing STEM talent as a key role in safeguarding Ireland’s economic future.
Dr Yikai Xu awarded the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry PrizeMonday, 6 July 2020
The Belfast based PhD student was recognised for his revolutionary work in nanomaterials science in a virtual ceremony on Friday 3 July 2020.
Dr Yikai Xu wins the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry PrizeFriday, 27 March 2020
Dr Yikai Xu was selected as this year’s winner for the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences in the Henkel sponsored prize.
Hamilton Day 2019 ReviewWednesday, 23 October 2019
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 wins Kathleen Lonsdale Prize 2018Monday, 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.
Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2018Monday, 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.
Hamilton Day 2018 ReviewThursday, 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'.