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Christine Casey MRIA: Architectural HistorianMonday, 30 August 2021
Professor Casey argues for the role of creative craft skill as a primary agent in architectural production, and for a reframing of craftsmanship as a tangible exemplar for a dangerously cerebral society.
Meidhbhín Ní Úrdail MRIA: Irish-language scholarThursday, 12 August 2021
Professor Ní Úrdail’s research on textual transmission in the Irish language is informed particularly by the work undertaken in the eighteenth and nineteenth century by four generations of the Ó Longáin family of...
Derek Jackson MRIA: Coastal GeomorphologistThursday, 15 July 2021
Professor Jackson’s work as a geomorphologist, examining changes in physical landscapes over time and the processes that drive them, has taken him from Ireland’s coastal dunefields to the Caribbean, and more recently (...
Ruth Barton MRIA: Film ScholarFriday, 2 July 2021
Professor Barton believes that we need a stronger critical culture and that in creating such a culture it is the role of academicians to bridge the gap between the university and wider society.
Michael Cronin MRIA: LinguistThursday, 29 April 2021
Professor Cronin suggests that in the case of the Irish language, the need for outdoors thinking is crucial. More broadly, instead of the relentless digitisation of education, what is needed in all areas is to take our...
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Catch up on our online discourses, webinars, seminars and talks.
7 new artworks to celebrate Colm Cille’s 1500th anniversaryTuesday, 20 April 2021
The commissions are in the visual arts, music and literature and have been commissioned by the RIA with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Frédéric Dias MRIA: Applied MathematicianThursday, 1 April 2021
Professor Dias's research is aimed at better understanding the power of ocean waves.
Nuala Johnson MRIA: GeographerTuesday, 9 March 2021
Professor Johnson’s research explores three distinct but related areas of scholarship: place and nationalism; identity politics, memory and representation; and the spaces of scientific knowledge, gender and empire.
Alan Smeaton MRIA: Computer ScientistThursday, 18 February 2021
Professor Smeaton’s current research focus is on the relationship between human memory and information finding.