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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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Hamilton Day 2019 Review

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

On the 16 October each year, a day of celebrations is held to commemorate famed Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's quaternion algebra 'Eureka moment' in 1843.

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

‘Hitting the Sweet Spot’: Media Engagement and Potential Behaviour Change

Monday, 21 October 2019

Environmental scholars are worried about the lack of public recognition and behaviour change around how serious climate change is for the future of our planet. Why are we not changing our behaviour and how can we...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

Engineering and Computing Academy Early Career Profile Blog

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Applications are now open for the 2019 Engineering and Computer Science Early Career Profile Blog.

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

Vaccination isn't a personal choice, it's a public one

Friday, 26 April 2019

The risk posed by not vaccinating is far greater than any risk associated with receiving a vaccine says the Royal Irish Academy's Life and Medical Sciences committee who wants to help the public make more informed...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Mark O'Malley MRIA elected to the US National Academy of Engineering

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

A prestigious recognition as he is one of only sixteen foreign members elected to the US National Academy of Engineering this year.

Science Committees

Gene Editing: Technologies, Potential and Ethical Implications

Tuesday, 1 May 2018

On Thursday 26 April 2018, The Life and Medical Sciences Committee presented a one-day conference addressing the wide-ranging implications of gene editing techniques for all of life and medical science.

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

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

Extreme Weather Events in Europe

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Ray McGrath, UCD comments on Extreme weather events in Europe in the latest blog from the Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Policy and International Relations, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

BEHAVE! Examining the role of behaviour change in climate change mitigation and adaptation

Thursday, 22 March 2018

Professor Anna Davies, TCD, recounts the ‘BEHAVE’ event hosted by Future Earth Ireland in November 2017.

Future Earth Ireland, Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Glaoch Oscailte freastal ar Choistí Ildisciplíneacha

Monday, 22 January 2018

Is iad aidhmeanna Choistí an Acadaimh ná saineolas eolaíochta agus léannta a chur ar fáil agus luach na n-eolaíochtaí, na ndaonnachtaí agus na n-eolaíochtaí sóisialta a chur chun cinn.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Coiste Léann na Gaeilge, Litríocht na Gaeilge agus na gCultúr Ceilteach, Science Committees

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