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Hamilton Day 2020 Review

Friday, 23 October 2020

Professor Terence Tao, UCLA, delivered the Royal Irish Academy's 2020 Hamilton Lecture on the topic ‘The Cosmic Distance Ladder’

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards, Public Engagement, Hamilton Day, Masterclass Series

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

Dr Yikai Xu awarded the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize

Monday, 6 July 2020

The Belfast based PhD student was recognised for his revolutionary work in nanomaterials science in a virtual ceremony on Friday 3 July 2020.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Dr Yikai Xu wins the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize

Friday, 27 March 2020

Dr Yikai Xu was selected as this year’s winner for the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences in the Henkel sponsored prize.

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

Hamilton Day 2019 Review

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

On the 16 October each year, a day of celebrations is held to commemorate famed Irish mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's quaternion algebra 'Eureka moment' in 1843.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Public Engagement, Hamilton Day, Masterclass Series

Dr Xinxin Xiao wins Kathleen Lonsdale Prize 2018

Monday, 28 January 2019

Dr. Xinxin Xiao, a PhD graduate of University Limerick, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Royal Irish Academy’s Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize, sponsored by Henkel. 

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Kathleen Lonsdale Chemistry Prize 2018

Monday, 24 December 2018

Closing 12 noon Wed 9 January. Last call for submissions from Irish Ph.D. thesis students in the general area of Chemical Science.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Hamilton Day 2018 Review

Thursday, 18 October 2018

This year we were honoured to have Fields Medallist Martin Hairer with us to celebrate Hamilton Day, commemorating famed mathematician William Rowan Hamilton's 'Eureka moment'.

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Dr Junsi Wang wins Young Chemist Prize 2017

Friday, 20 April 2018

This award which is sponsored by Henkel, is granted to the most outstanding Irish Ph.D. thesis in the general area of the chemical sciences.

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

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