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John Bell Day Lecture 2023: Testing the foundations of quantum mechanics with levitated mechanical systems

Friday, 10 November 2023

Watch back this year's John Bell Day lecture with Professor Hendrik Ulbricht. This event was hosted by the Chief Executives’ Club at Queen’s and the Royal Irish Academy, in association with the School of Maths &...

Public Engagement, STEM Education

2023 Hamilton Prize awarded to nine top mathematical students in Ireland

Thursday, 19 October 2023

On Monday 16 October the prestigious undergraduate Hamilton Prize was awarded to the top nine mathematical students on the Island of Ireland, at a ceremony in the Royal Irish Academy.

Grants and Awards, Hamilton Day, STEM Education

Top nine final year math’s students get Hamilton Prize

Friday, 16 October 2020

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

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

100th anniversary of the birth of Sheila Tinney, MRIA

Friday, 12 January 2018

We are commemorating the100th anniversary of Sheila Tinney's birth one of our first female Members on 15th January 2018.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Public Engagement, STEM Education

Women on Walls wins Business to Arts award

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

The Royal Irish Academy in partnership with Accenture won the Allianz Business to Arts Award 2017 for Best Large Sponsorship (over €50,000) for Women on Walls.

Public Engagement, STEM Education

Statement on the Publication of the Report of the STEM Education Review Group

Thursday, 24 November 2016

‘Stem Education in the Irish School System – Analysis and Recommendations’

Policy and International Relations, STEM Education