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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Watch keynote and policy outlook from Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions conference

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

If you missed Mr Eamon Ryan T.D., Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications, and Transport keynote at the RIA conference 'Achieving Ireland's Climate Action Ambitions' on 25 February 2021 you can watch...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

The role of the ocean in global climate: Interplay of natural oscillations and global warming

Friday, 19 February 2021

Measurements made in the ocean in recent decades have improved our understanding of the physical connections between ocean and atmosphere and of the role of the ocean in climate. Find out more in this blog by Professor...

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

Vaccine Questions Ep2 - Crunching the numbers with Professor Philip Nolan

Wednesday, 3 February 2021

Professor Philip Nolan explains the numbers we hear on the news and virologist Dr Gerald Barry answers your questions on vaccines.

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee, Covid-19 Research Response

Health Research Board support RIA Vaccine Questions podcast

Wednesday, 3 February 2021

The Health Research Board have teamed up with the RIA Life and Medical Sciences Committee to bring you a podcast series on vaccines and vaccination featuring experts and scientists from around Ireland. 

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee, Covid-19 Research Response

Winning work of the 2021 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize has implications for vaccine development

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Dr Conor Crawford is the winner of the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2021 sponsored by Henkel. The prestigious prize is awarded for the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the chemical sciences and is announced...

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Call for case studies on knowledge co-production for sustainability

Monday, 18 January 2021

We are seeking case studies on knowledge co-production in the areas of environmental and sustainability research on the island of Ireland to feature in an upcoming workshop and publication. Closing date for submissions...

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

Call for entries extended: Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2021

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Applications for the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2021 are now extended. The new closing date for submissions will be 12 noon on Monday, 18 January 2021.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

COVID-19 vaccine safety with Luke O’Neill, MRIA

Thursday, 17 December 2020

Luke O'Neill, MRIA speaks to Dick Ahlstrom, in the first episode of our new Vaccine podcast series, about the first COVID-19 vaccine given on the Island of Ireland, why this is such exciting news and...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Vaccine Questions Podcast

Friday, 11 December 2020

A new podcast series on vaccines and vaccination, where we ask experts the questions you want answered

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

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

Friday, 11 December 2020

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

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