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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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

RIA Nominee to attend World Science Forum in Jordan

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce the selection of its nominee, Dr Jamie Goggins, to attend the World Science Forum in Jordan in November 2017.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

RIA Members appointed to ALLEA Working Group on Truth, Trust and Expertise

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to announce that Professor Maria Baghramian and Professor Luke Drury have been appointed to the ALLEA working group on 'Truth, Trust and Expertise'.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

New EASAC Statement on Homeopathy

Wednesday, 20 September 2017

EASAC releases new statement: 'Homeopathic Products and Practices - Assessing the Evidence and Ensuring Consistency in Regulating Medical Claims in the EU.'

Policy and International Relations