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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Members Research Series: Máirín Nic Eoin

Monday, 6 July 2020

In this series Members talk about their research fields to raise awareness of their work and to facilitate collaboration within the wider academic community.

Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Members Research Series: Fergal O'Brien

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

In this series Members talk about their research fields to raise awareness of their work and to facilitate collaboration within the wider academic community.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

2020 Michel Déon Prize Shortlist

Thursday, 28 May 2020

The Royal Irish Academy and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have today announced the six shortlisted titles for the 2020 Michel Déon Prize for Non-Fiction.

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Members Research Series: Paula J. Reimer

Thursday, 30 April 2020

In this series Members talk about their research fields to raise awareness of their work and to facilitate collaboration within the wider academic community.

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Michel Déon Prize Longlist

Friday, 17 April 2020

Due to the current technical difficulties people are experiencing by working remotely we are reopening the Michel Déon Prize in case we missed any worthy titles from our provisional longlist of eligible entries below.

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Annual Review 2019 published

Monday, 16 March 2020

Our latest Annual Review has just been published. Have a look at it online below or as a PDF or pick up a copy in Academy House.

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Michel Déon Non-Fiction Prize opens

Thursday, 12 March 2020

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce that the Michel Déon Non-Fiction prize is open for entries until 12 April 2020.  

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Discourse: Philip Lane in conversation with Alan Barrett

Friday, 14 February 2020

Listen to Philip Lane MRIA, European Central Bank in conversation with Alan Barrett MRIA, Director, ESRI.

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Reflections on the role of a Learned Academy

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Listen to Professor Michael Peter Kennedy reflect on the role of a Learned Academy in the Royal Irish Academy Presidential Discourse.

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Irish Higher Education Debate

Thursday, 30 January 2020

On the 28 January, a debate was held on the future of higher education and research in Ireland, with spokespersons from the major political parties ahead of #GE2020.

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