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Rural Conversation Podcast No. 2: 'Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland'

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Rural Conversation No. 2: ‘Enhancing social cohesion among communities in rural Ireland’, the second in the series was held on 28 February 2018 in Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Public Engagement

Rural Conversation Podcast No. 1: 'Delivering economic development in rural Ireland'

Monday, 17 December 2018

Rural Conversation No. 1: ‘Delivering economic development in rural Ireland’ launched the series and this first event was hosted by Professor Cathal O’Donoghue, Dean of Arts, NUIG on 8 November 2018.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Expert Statement: The Social Sciences and the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Disciplines in Ireland

Thursday, 13 December 2018

This Expert Statement outlines the relationship between the STEM disciplines and the social sciences in Ireland through an analysis of the sites of collaboration, opportunities and challenges, and policy initiatives....

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

10 years on, was austerity worth it? Debating Austerity, the RIA’s volume on the crisis and recovery, is now free to download

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Free from the RIA to mark ten years since the bank guarantee: our definitive volume on the crisis and recovery

Publications, Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Serve on the Standing Committee for International Affairs

Thursday, 13 September 2018

The Royal Irish Academy is issuing an open call seeking expressions of interest to serve on the Standing Committee for International Affairs (SCIA), for its new four year term commencing January 2019. 

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee, Standing Committee for International Affairs

Profile of the Social Sciences in Ireland

Thursday, 11 May 2017

An overview of the work being carried out in Higher Education Institutions in the Republic of Ireland published by the Social Sciences Committee.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Information Session on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) - 6th Assessment Cycle

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The Environmental Protection Agency organised an information session on the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) during its 6th Assessment Cycle on 12 April. The event was hosted by the Royal...

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

The Need for Social Sciences in Ireland

Thursday, 22 December 2016

Expert Statement from Royal Irish Academy Committee for Social Sciences Committee 

Social Sciences Committee

Open Call

Thursday, 8 December 2016

Open Call seeking Expressions of Interest to serve on the Royal Irish Academy's Social Sciences Committee. This Open Call closed at 23:00 on 16 January 2017.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee

Austerity Conference and Keynote Lecture

Thursday, 25 February 2016

The Social Science Committee held a conference on 29th and 30th October 2015, entitled Debating Austerity.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Social Sciences Committee