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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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

Launch of the Strategic Plan

Friday, 24 May 2019

Today (Friday, 24 May 2019), amongst new and current Members, the Royal Irish Academy launches its 2019-23 Strategic Plan.

Membership, Public Engagement

'"A little remnant of the work of the ancients" 23 N 10: the Book of Ballycummin'

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Listen back to the Library’s 4th Irish Manuscripts Conference in partnership with Roinn na Sean-Ghaeilge, Ollscoil Mhá Nuad.

Library, Public Engagement

Michaela Blott Women in leadership Masterclass

Monday, 11 March 2019

On 4 March 2019, Dr Michaela Blott, Xilinx gave the first 2019 Women in Leadership Masterclass at the Royal Irish Academy with the support of Accenture.

Public Engagement, Women in Leadership

Rural Conversation Report and Podcast No. 2: 'Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland'

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’, the second in the series was held on 28 February 2019 in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT). The report ...

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

New Executive Secretary appointed

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Ireland’s leading body of experts in the humanities and sciences, the Royal Irish Academy, has appointed Dr. Tony Gaynor as its Executive Secretary.

Public Engagement

'The Irish dimension to British history: from the Act of Union to Brexit'

Monday, 25 February 2019

Watch Sir David Cannedine addresses the key issues in Irish history within the context of British history from the early 1800s and the Act of Union, through to the current Brexit situation.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

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