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'Housing and home, global and local: where are we now?’

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Watch the live streaming of ‘Housing and home, global and local: where are we now?’ here on Thursday, 21 November, 15:30-18:00.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Public Engagement

Ireland’s decisive choice for Europe

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Listen to Professor Brigid Laffan MRIA discuss how membership of the EU has become Ireland’s geopolitical anchor.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

How do we study bats and rats to find the secret of everlasting youth?

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

If you missed our Academy Discourse where Professor Emma Teeling, MRIA talks about her research into what bat genetics can teach us about human disease and aging, you can hear it now.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Hamilton Day 2019 Review

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

On the 16 October each year, a day of celebrations is held to commemorate famed Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's quaternion algebra 'Eureka moment' in 1843.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Public Engagement, Hamilton Day, Masterclass Series

Emerging artist commemorates Hamilton's graffiti

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Today at Broombridge Luas stop Minister Paschal Donohoe TD launched an artwork by emerging artist Emma Ray that celebrates a 176 year old act of graffiti.

Public Engagement, Hamilton Day

Hamilton Did It, Luas Campaign

Friday, 4 October 2019

The Royal Irish Academy has collaborated with students from TU Dublin and TII/Luas on a Hamilton promotional campaign.

Public Engagement, Hamilton Day

2019/20 Discourse Line-up announced

Monday, 12 August 2019

This must-see set of talks brings the very best and brightest minds of our age to a public audience. 

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Watch: 'Democracy, Truth and Trust in Europe'

Friday, 2 August 2019

If you missed our Academy Discourse by Professor Michele Nicoletti, you can watch it now.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

'Global food and nutrition security: the role of innovation'

Thursday, 13 June 2019

Watch Professor Wayne Powell's (SRUC) Academy discourse where he discussed Global Food and nutrition security in April 2019.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Nicola Sturgeon in Conversation with Dearbhail McDonald

Monday, 27 May 2019

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon participated in a wide-ranging discussion with journalist Dearbhail McDonald including a short Q&A session to close in the Royal Irish Academy on 27 May 2019.

Public Engagement

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