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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Royal Irish Academy Represented on the ALLEA Board

Monday, 11 June 2018

Professor Luke Drury MRIA was recently elected to the ALLEA Board at ALLEA's 19th General Assembly at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in Sofia.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Transforming the Future of Ageing

Friday, 27 April 2018

SAPEA call for nomination of experts.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Extreme Weather Events in Europe

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Ray McGrath, UCD comments on Extreme weather events in Europe in the latest blog from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Policy and International Relations, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Negative Emissions Technologies, the Paris Agreement and the Irish Case

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Dr Alwynne McGeever, TCD, outlines her briefing paper on the relevance to Ireland of the EASAC Negative Emissions Technology report in the latest blogpost from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee.

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland, International Activities, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

"Open data in science: challenges and opportunities for Europe’’

Monday, 19 February 2018

The Royal Irish Academy was represented by Dr. Natalie Harrower at Open Data workshop in Brussels.

Policy and International Relations, Digital Repository of Ireland

Research and Higher Education on the Island of Ireland after Brexit

Thursday, 14 December 2017

The co-chairs of the RIA Brexit Taskforce were delighted to present the RIA Brexit reports to Commissioner Tibor Navracsics on the 13th of December in Academy House.

Policy and International Relations

Food from the Oceans

Friday, 8 December 2017

SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) examining the question of how the ocean can help satisfy the global demand for food.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Professor Tuula Teeri delivers Annual Leaders in Higher Education Address

Tuesday, 21 November 2017

Introductory remarks at this prestigious invitation only event were given by the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O' Connor, TD.

Policy and International Relations

The Finnish Higher Education Reform Towards an Innovative Society

Thursday, 9 November 2017

The 2017 Leaders in Higher Education Address will be delivered by Professor Tuula Teeri, President-Elect of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and the first President of Aalto University, Finland

Policy and International Relations

RIA-British Academy Brexit Briefing Paper Series

Thursday, 19 October 2017

The RIA and the British Academy launch a joint series of briefing papers aimed at considering key issues related to UK's withdrawal from the EU.

Policy and International Relations