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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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Vaccine Questions Ep5: Inoculation against misinformation with Professor Jane Suiter

Friday, 21 May 2021

In episode five Dick chats to Professor Jane Suiter, Director of the Institute for Future Media, Democracy and Society at DCU about what drives the spread of disinformation and how it can undermine vaccination...

Science Committees, Life and Health Sciences Committee

Water is a public health issue

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Availability of a secure supply of clean water is a necessity that comes at a high cost, but has an as yet unrealised value. Find out more in this blog by Professor Fiona Regan, DCU.

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

The role of Irish Bioethics: (re)building trust and reasonable discourse in medicine, science and technology

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Read the report from the Royal Irish Academy symposium held on 15 April 2021 and watch the video. 

Science Committees, Life and Health Sciences Committee

Vaccine Questions Ep4: Trust and reliability with Emer Cooke

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

Emer Cooke, Head of the EMA explains its role in assessing and authorising COVID19 vaccines, and Dick asks why should we trust the EMA to ensure that all the vaccines we receive are safe and reliable?

Science Committees, Life and Health Sciences Committee

Watch Achieving Ireland's climate action ambitions

Monday, 12 April 2021

The RIA Engineering and Computer Sciences committee hosted a conference entitled ‘Achieving Ireland’s Climate Action Ambitions’ online on 25 February 2021.

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

Watch Climate Change and Land in Ireland

Monday, 12 April 2021

In the fourth in this series of Climate Conversations, Dr Eamon Haughey discussed the challenges in the land system and the role land can play in climate mitigation and adaptation in Ireland.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

Vaccine Questions Ep3: Getting the jab with Dr Lucy Jessop

Monday, 29 March 2021

Join  Dr Lucy Jessop, Director of Public Health at the National Immunisation Office as she explains when, where and how people will get their vaccination shots.

Science Committees, Life and Health Sciences Committee

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 it now.

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 Health Sciences Committee, Covid-19 Research Response

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