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.Read more about the RIA
ALLEA publishes revised edition of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. Lead author was Dr Maura Hiney (HRB), the Academy's expert nominee to ALLEA working group.
New EASAC report on genome editing advises European policy-makers on how to approach groundbreaking research on plants, animals, microbes and humans.
Mr Tom Boland: The Relationship Between the Higher Education and Research Sector and Government - Fractured but Reparable
On 29 November 2016, Future Earth Ireland, supported by the RIA and the EPA, organised a workshop on the topic: Doing Transdisciplinary Research: Lessons from the Front Line.
On 14 March 2017, the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), as a member of the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), hosted a breakfast briefing on the EASAC report: Indicators for a Circular Economy.
Roundtable at Queens University Belfast on issues and challenges relating to Brexit
Read the Academy's opening statement to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills on the future funding of the higher education sector.
The development of a Circular Economy is critical to the EU. EASAC have just launched two important reports for policymakers on this issue.
‘Stem Education in the Irish School System – Analysis and Recommendations’
Tom Boland, former Chief Executive of the HEA delivers annual Leaders in Higher Education Address to the Royal Irish Academy.