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Chris Bean discusses 'Recent insights into how the Earth works: embracing uncertainty'

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Watch an interview and full discourse with Professor Chris Bean in which he discusses predictability and uncertainty in forecasting volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, landslides.

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Michel Déon Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, 5 October 2018

The six shortlisted titles for the inaugural Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction has been announced today.

Social Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Royal Irish Academy Public Discourse Series 2018/19 sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran

Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Between September 2018 and April 2019, this Series will include expert speakers on a wide range of subjects including cybersecurity, the experience of female politicians at the highest ranks of Irish parliamentary...

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Everything you wanted to know about Knowth in six volumes: now available free online

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

To mark the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the world renowned Eastern Tomb at Knowth, we are publishing free online our six books on Excavations at Knowth via the Digital Repository of Ireland.

Publications, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee Archaeology, Public Engagement

Hamilton 'Eureka Moment' Art Commission

Monday, 16 July 2018

The RIA, in partnership with TII and DIT, is seeking expressions of interest to participate in an art commission to commemorate the 'Eureka Moment' of the famous Irish mathematician, William Rowan Hamilton.

Public Engagement, Hamilton Day

Zahra Bahrololoumi Women in leadership Masterclass

Monday, 2 July 2018

Zahra Bahrololoumi gave the fifth masterclass in our Women in Leadership Series, that sees ouststanding women leaders share their experiences with the next generation of female leaders to inspire, motivate and mentor.

Public Engagement, Masterclass Series, Women in Leadership

Nobel Laureate, Sir Venki Ramakrishnan on the ribosome, proteins and antibiotic resistance

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Nobel Laureate, Sir Venkatraman 'Venki' Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society on 18 June in Academy House presents an Academy Discourse titled ‘Antibiotics and the cell’s protein factory’ - the sixth in the...

Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Dr Orlaigh Quinn Women in leadership Masterclass

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Dr Orlaigh Quinn gave the fourth in our Women in Leadership Series, that sees ouststanding women leaders share their experiences with the next generation of female leaders to inspire, motivate and mentor.

Public Engagement, Masterclass Series, Women in Leadership

Winners of the 2018 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Friday, 18 May 2018

The winners of the 2018 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards were announced on Friday 18 May at the American Chamber of Commerce annual dinner.

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Mary Kelly Women in leadership Masterclass

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Dr Mary Kelly gave the third in our Women in Leadership Series, that sees outstanding women leaders share their experiences with the next generation of female leaders to inspire, motivate and mentor.

Public Engagement, Masterclass Series, Women in Leadership

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