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New knowledge partnerships needed to address sustainability challenges

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

How academics, members of the public and policy makers can work together to research solutions to climate change challenges. Find out more in this blog by Dr Paul Bolger, UCC.

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

Watch: Selling Planet Earth: re-purposing geoscience for sustainable human wellbeing

Tuesday, 5 April 2022

If you missed the first lecture in our Sustainability Lecture series: Challenges and Opportunities for Science in Society you can watch it now.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee

Téarma nua na gcoistí ildisciplíneacha 2022-2026

Friday, 4 February 2022

Tá iarratas á lorg ó bhaill coistí nua do coistí ildisciplíneacha an Acadaimh don téarma 2022- 2026.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Science Committees

Dr Priyanka Ganguly wins Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022

Friday, 28 January 2022

Dr Priyanka Ganguly, a recent PhD graduate of the Institute of Technology Sligo, has been awarded the 2022 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize for the best chemistry PhD thesis in Ireland. This prestigious prize is...

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

RIA White Paper, 'Better together: Knowledge co-production for a sustainable society'

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

The RIA white paper, ‘Better together: Knowledge co-production for a sustainable society’, provides an overview of knowledge co-production for sustainability and environmental research in Ireland; highlights the...

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

The Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022

Tuesday, 11 January 2022

Deadline extended to 14 January for applications to the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022. This prize awards the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the general area of the Chemical Sciences.

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

Watch Ireland's Grasslands and Carbon

Tuesday, 14 December 2021

In the sixth in this series of Climate Conversations held on 24 November 2021, Professor Matthew Saunders gave a talk on Ireland's Grasslands and Carbon.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Hamilton Day 2021 Review

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Caroline Series, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick, delivered the Royal Irish Academy's 2021 Hamilton Lecture on the topic 'Glimpses into Hyperbolic Geometry'.

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

Top nine final year maths students get Hamilton Prize

Wednesday, 20 October 2021

Sponsors Ibec see developing STEM talent as a key role in safeguarding Ireland’s economic future.

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

Vaccine Questions Ep8: Looking to the future with Professor Christine Loscher

Thursday, 29 July 2021

In the final episode of this series, Professor of Immunology Christine Loscher discusses the vaccine rollout and answers questions on vaccines for teens, booster shots and more.

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

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