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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Bookshop discount

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

To celebrate the coming of summer we have made a 30% discount available to all of our customers and to our mailing list subscribers, new and old.

Publications, Public Engagement

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

Dr Junsi Wang wins Young Chemist Prize 2017

Friday, 20 April 2018

This award which is sponsored by Henkel, is granted to the most outstanding Irish Ph.D. thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Academy Gold Medals: Call for nominations

Friday, 20 April 2018

In 2018 the Academy will award two Gold Medals: one in the Humanities and one in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences.

Gold Medals, Public Engagement

Watch Catherine Day's discourse: 'Will the post Brexit EU be different?'

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Catherine Day, MRIA and former Secretary General of the EU Commission, examines and contextualises the landscape of Post Brexit EU. Response by Noel Dorr, MRIA.

Membership, Public Engagement

Women on Walls on tour

Monday, 5 February 2018

The Women on Walls exhibition is not on display at the Academy currently.

Public Engagement

100th anniversary of the birth of Sheila Tinney, MRIA

Friday, 12 January 2018

We are commemorating the100th anniversary of Sheila Tinney's birth one of our first female Members on 15th January 2018.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Public Engagement, STEM Education

2018 Suffrage Centenary

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

As part of the Academy's 2018 theme of Diversity, the Suffrage Centenary was commemorated at the Academy with a conference, which was held on 1 February 2018 in association with the Houses of the...

Public Engagement

‘Causes and consequences of obesity; lessons from human genetics’

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Hon. MRIA talks about his recent Academy Discourse

Public Engagement

Maria Edgeworth's 250th anniversary

Tuesday, 19 December 2017

The 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849), novelist, essayist, and educationist is on 1st January 2018.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Public Engagement

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