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.Read more about the RIA
This programme covers research in the natural sciences, enabling high-impact collaborations between researchers based in Ireland and the UK over a two-year period.
The Royal Irish Academy - Royal Society International Exchange Cost Share Programme is designed to enable international collaboration within the natural sciences, by providing the marginal costs of research.
The 2018 awardees are Prof Ken Duffy (National University of Ireland Maynooth) and Dr Paula Bourke (Dublin Institute of Technology).