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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New Reports by EASAC On the Circular Economy

Thursday, 1 December 2016

The development of a Circular Economy is critical to the EU. EASAC have just launched two important reports for policymakers on this issue.

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Statement on the Publication of the Report of the STEM Education Review Group

Thursday, 24 November 2016

‘Stem Education in the Irish School System – Analysis and Recommendations’

Policy and International Relations, STEM Education

Leaders in Higher Education Address

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Tom Boland, former Chief Executive of the HEA delivers annual Leaders in Higher Education Address to the Royal Irish Academy.

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European Research Council Meeting

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

The Royal Irish Academy hosted the 57th Plenary Meeting of the European Research Council (ERC) from 10-12 October 2016.

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Call for Experts

Friday, 14 October 2016

EASAC are seeking nominations for membership of it's Environmental Steering Panel.

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Doing Transdisciplinary Research: Lessons from the front line

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Future Earth Ireland (FEI) are hosting an event  around one of the pillars of the Future Earth initiative,‘transdisciplinary research’.

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland

Future Earth: Call for Applications

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Future Earth is accepting applications from members to join its Science Committee and Engagement Committee. 

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Impact of Brexit on Northern Ireland's Higher Education and Research Sector

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

RIA Submission to Inquiry by UK House of Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology on Consequences of Leaving the EU.

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Patent-Related Aspects of CRISPR-Cas Technology

Thursday, 28 July 2016

ALLEA releases Statement on "Patent-Related Aspects of CRISPR-Cas Technology"

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Call for Experts “Soils at Risk”

Friday, 15 July 2016

EASAC are seeking nominations for the for new project “Soils at Risk”.

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