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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The InterAcademy Partnership's global perspective

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Global food systems are failing humanity and speeding up climate change: New report from 130 national academies issues wake-up call to leaders on eve of COP24 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Future-Proofing and Improving Research Infrastructures in Ireland

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The Research Infrastructures Working Group has published a recommendations report outlining high level evidence-based recommendations to address the deficiencies in the Irish research infrastructure system.

Policy and International Relations

Workshop on Early Career Researcher Support

Thursday, 22 November 2018

The Royal Irish Academy brings stakeholders together to discuss support for early career researchers.

Policy and International Relations

RIA and BA Brexit Briefing Series: The Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, the Island of Ireland Economy and Brexit

Friday, 26 October 2018

The fifth paper in the Royal Irish Academy and British Academy Brexit Briefing Series has now been published.

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups

The 2019 Antonio Feltrinelli Prizes

Monday, 15 October 2018

The Accademia dei Lincei in Rome, Italy have issued a call for the 2019 Antonio Feltrinelli Prizes.

Policy and International Relations

Call For Nominations Of Experts: Strengthening Research Evaluation: A Global Assessment and Dialogue

Thursday, 11 October 2018

The InterAcademy Partnership intends on undertaking an evidence-based study of current research evaluation practices around the world and across disciplines.

Policy and International Relations

Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost-Share Programme 2018 awardees

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

The 2018 awardees are Prof Ken Duffy (National University of Ireland Maynooth) and Dr Paula Bourke (Dublin Institute of Technology).

Policy and International Relations, Grants and Awards, Royal Irish Academy-Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme

Royal Irish Academy Represented on EASAC Energy Steering Panel

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

The Academy congratulates Professor Brian Norton MRIA on this recent nomination to the EASAC Energy Steering Panel.

Policy and International Relations

The Royal Irish Academy host the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science and Ethics

Monday, 24 September 2018

ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, was founded in 1994 and currently brings together almost 60 Academies in more than 40 countries from the Council of Europe region.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

The Royal Irish Academy host the EASAC Environment Steering Panel

Monday, 24 September 2018

The EASAC Environment Steering Panel recently met in Dublin.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities