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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

G&T Tariffs of Climate Science

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Rhonda McGovern discusses the recent masterclass “Confronting the Unmentionable – Overcoming the Climate Change Taboo” by Professor Chris Rapley.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Fixing the leaky pipeline and retaining our talent report

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee and Engineers Ireland's report on retention and progression of early career women engineers and computer scientists

Science Committees, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

The Dynamics of Housing Markets and Housing Provision in Ireland- Expert Statement

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Our Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee have released a statement on housing provision in Ireland.

Science Committees, Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee

Ireland’s success at International Mathematics Olympiad

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Team Ireland won two bronze medals at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Hamilton Day Lecture 2017: Random mountains and random distances

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

To celebrate William Rowan Hamilton’s birthday we are announcing details of the 2017 Hamilton lecture

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

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