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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Great Medical Promises Threatened by Booming Miracle Cures and Undue Pressure to Gain Fast-Track Approvals

Friday, 5 June 2020

A new report by the European Academies of Science and Medicine on Regenerative Medicine calls upon European lawmakers to protect biomedical science from false claims.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Protection of Marine Environments - Call for Experts

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

A new project being led by the Korean Academy of Science and Technology will develop a statement on the protection of marine environments.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

European Academies of Science: European Union must base green recovery plans on science

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

This new EASAC commentary entitled 'How can science help to guide the European Union’s green recovery after COVID-19?' discusses how science can help to guide the European Union’s green recovery after COVID-19.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

New report on Climate Change Education by the ALLEA Science Education Working Group

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

According to the report entitled 'A Snapshot of Climate Change Education Initiatives in Europe' more of a focus is needed on mitigation, adaptation, and climate justice.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Royal Irish Academy calls for an enhanced Irish science advice system

Monday, 25 May 2020

Royal Irish Academy calls for an enhanced Irish science advice system.

Membership, Policy and International Relations

‘Ní ceadmhach neamhshuim’

Thursday, 21 May 2020

A blog post by Professor Máirín Nic Eoin, MRIA on the use of the Irish language in this time of acute crisis. Professor Nic Eoin hopes that the Irish language and the language community can continue to inspire...

Membership, Policy and International Relations

From the Archives: Does Ireland need a Minister for Higher Education in Research?

Thursday, 21 May 2020

In 2016, the Academy gave consideration to the position of higher education and research within central government in Ireland and considered the potential benefits of introducing a Minister for High Education.

Policy and International Relations

Call for Nominations: experts needed to represent International Science Council on an international alliance around COVID-19 education

Thursday, 14 May 2020

This project will look at the world-wide educational challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis and how innovations and technologies can help educational institutions moving forward

Policy and International Relations, International Activities, COVID-19 Research Response

Call for nominations: a systemic approach to the energy transition in Europe

Friday, 8 May 2020

Experts are needed for a new project on the energy pathways in Europe

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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