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The role of the ocean in global climate: Interplay of natural oscillations and global warmingFriday, 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...
Vaccine Questions Ep2: Crunching the numbers with Professor Philip NolanWednesday, 3 February 2021
Professor Philip Nolan explains the numbers we hear on the news and virologist Dr Gerald Barry answers your questions on vaccines.
Health Research Board support RIA Vaccine Questions podcastWednesday, 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.
Winning work of the 2021 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize has implications for vaccine developmentThursday, 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...
Call for case studies on knowledge co-production for sustainabilityMonday, 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...
Call for entries extended: Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2021Wednesday, 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.
Vaccine questions Ep1: COVID-19 vaccine safety with Luke O’Neill, MRIAThursday, 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 why it is such an...
Vaccination isn't a personal choice, it's a public oneFriday, 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...
Adapting to a changing climate: How can we build resilience?Wednesday, 18 November 2020
We must build resilience to a range of challenges, including that of climate change. Individuals play a critical role in our combined path to a resilient economy and society. Find out more in this blog by Dr Olga M...
From a degree in Computer Science to the Oscars red carpetMonday, 2 November 2020
For our first profile, highlighting the interesting jobs a computer science degree can bring you we sat down with Darren Britton, a TU Dublin graduate working for Shutterstock, to find out more about how he went from...