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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John Bell Day Lecture 2020

Monday, 9 November 2020

Watch Eminent physicist, Professor Vlatko Vedral FInstP, Professor of Quantum Information Science at University of Oxford who gave the 2020 John Bell Day lecture on 'Quantum Reality'.

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Hamilton Day 2020 Review

Friday, 23 October 2020

Professor Terence Tao, UCLA, delivered the Royal Irish Academy's 2020 Hamilton Lecture on the topic ‘The Cosmic Distance Ladder’

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement, Hamilton Day, Masterclass Series

Rob Kitchin, MRIA: Geographer

Monday, 12 October 2020

Professor Kitchin is a geographer who researches how digital technologies are reshaping urban life and how cities are managed and governed.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Conor O’Clery wins 2020 Michel Déon Prize

Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Today Conor O’Clery was announced as the winner of the prestigious 2020 Royal Irish Academy Michel Déon Prize for non-fiction for his book The Shoemaker and his Daughter (Penguin Randomhouse).

Grants and Awards, Public Engagement

Yvonne Buckley, MRIA: Population Ecologist

Friday, 4 September 2020

Professor Buckley's research deals with the ups and downs of populations as a population ecologist, looking at the natural world through a lens of numbers.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Discourse: US Elections Panel Discussion

Friday, 28 August 2020

Watch our panel discussion on the topic of the US Elections chaired by broadcaster Áine Lawlor as part of the 2020-21 Discourse Series sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran.

Membership, Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Paul J. Devereux, MRIA: Economist

Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Professor Devereux's research mainly studies intergenerational transmission and the effects of family background and environmental influences on child outcomes such as education, earnings, and wealth.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Rose Anne Kenny Women in Leadership Masterclass

Thursday, 16 July 2020

In July 2020 Professor Rose Anne Kenny joined us online for an interactive Women in Leadership masterclass sponsored by Accenture.

Public Engagement, Women in Leadership

Máirín Nic Eoin, MRIA: Irish Language

Monday, 6 July 2020

Professor Nic Eoin researchs modern and contemporary Irish-language literature, examining also the changing social and sociolinguistic contexts of literary production in Irish.

Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Fergal O'Brien, MRIA: Biomaterial Researcher

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

Professor O'Brien's research focuses on the development and application of natural polymer, biomaterial-based therapeutics for tissue engineering.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

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