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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Yvonne Buckley, MRIA: Population Ecologist

Friday, 4 September 2020

Professor Buckley's research deals with the ups and downs of populations as a population ecologist, looking at the natural world through a lens of numbers.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Discourse: US Elections Panel Discussion

Friday, 28 August 2020

Watch our panel discussion on the topic of the US Elections chaired by broadcaster Áine Lawlor as part of the 2020-21 Discourse Series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Membership, Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Paul J. Devereux, MRIA: Economist

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Professor Devereux's research mainly studies intergenerational transmission and the effects of family background and environmental influences on child outcomes such as education, earnings, and wealth.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Máirín Nic Eoin, MRIA: Irish Language

Monday, 6 July 2020

Professor Nic Eoin researchs modern and contemporary Irish-language literature, examining also the changing social and sociolinguistic contexts of literary production in Irish.

Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Fergal O'Brien, MRIA: Biomaterial Researcher

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Professor O'Brien's research focuses on the development and application of natural polymer, biomaterial-based therapeutics for tissue engineering.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

2020 Michel Déon Prize Shortlist

Thursday, 28 May 2020

The Royal Irish Academy and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have today announced the six shortlisted titles for the 2020 Michel Déon Prize for Non-Fiction.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Paula J. Reimer, MRIA: Radiocarbon Expert

Thursday, 30 April 2020

Professor Reimer's expertise is in Radiocarbon dating, determining the age of an object that contains organic material.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Michel Déon Prize Longlist

Friday, 17 April 2020

Due to the current technical difficulties people are experiencing by working remotely we are reopening the Michel Déon Prize in case we missed any worthy titles from our provisional longlist of eligible entries below.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Annual Review 2019 published

Monday, 16 March 2020

Our latest Annual Review has just been published. Have a look at it online below or as a PDF or pick up a copy in Academy House.

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Michel Déon Non-Fiction Prize opens

Thursday, 12 March 2020

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce that the Michel Déon Non-Fiction prize is open for entries until 12 April 2020.  

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

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