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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Michael Cronin, MRIA: Linguist

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Professor Cronin suggests that in the case of the Irish language, the need for outdoors thinking is crucial. More broadly, instead of the relentless digitisation of education, what is needed in all areas is to take our...

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Thursday, 22 April 2021

Catch up on our online discourses, webinars, seminars and talks.

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7 new artworks to celebrate Colm Cille’s 1500th anniversary

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

The commissions are in the visual arts, music and literature and have been commissioned by the RIA with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Frédéric Dias, MRIA: Applied Mathematician

Thursday, 1 April 2021

Professor Dias's research is aimed at better understanding the power of ocean waves.

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Nuala Johnson, MRIA: Geographer

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Professor Johnson’s research explores three distinct but related areas of scholarship: place and nationalism; identity politics, memory and representation; and the spaces of scientific knowledge, gender and empire.

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Alan Smeaton, MRIA: Computer Scientist

Thursday, 18 February 2021

Professor Smeaton’s current research focus is on the relationship between human memory and information finding.

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100th anniversary of the Partition of Ireland

Friday, 5 February 2021

This QUB series of public talks which is supported by the UK and Irish governments, and by the Royal Irish Academy and the British Academy.

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Richard English, MRIA: Politics

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Professor English’s current research focuses on terrorism, counter-terrorism and the mutually shaping relationship between them.

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Stefano Sanvito, MRIA: Computational Materials Scientist

Tuesday, 5 January 2021

Professor Sanvito’s research focuses on developing computational methods for materials science, and on the use of these methods to discover new materials for specific applications.

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Christmas Opening Hours

Friday, 18 December 2020

Wishing all our members and friends a very Happy Christmas and New Year.

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