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Launch of Impact 2030: Ireland's new research and innovation strategy

Friday, 20 May 2022

President, Royal Irish Academy welcomes launch of Impact 2030: Ireland's new research and innovation strategy 

Policy and International Relations

Planned execution of disaster medicine scholar Ahmadreza Djalali must be halted immediately

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

The Royal Irish Academy expresses grave concern for the well-being of Dr Ahmadreza Djalali, an Iranian-Swedish scholar of disaster medicine, who is at imminent risk of execution.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Towards Climate Sustainability of the Academic System in Europe and Beyond

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

The academic system is not exempt from imperatives to transition to climate sustainability, new report from European Academies claims

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Patent system needs adjustment to harmonize with open science objectives, European Academies say

Wednesday, 13 April 2022

This new ALLEA statement examines the current patent system in the context of the ideals and objectives of open science and recommends, among others, the introduction of grace periods in patent applications to make...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Launch of EASAC Report on "Regenerative Agriculture"

Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Regenerative Agriculture: Healthy Soil Best Bet for Carbon Storage. This report provides evidence that regenerative agriculture holds promising keys to reducing climate risks while providing the growing world population...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Breakthrough Prize Foundation partners with ALLEA to support scientists forced to leave Ukraine

Friday, 1 April 2022

Foundation dedicates $1.5 million from a $3 million pledge for impacted scientists to ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, for distribution via European academic institutions.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Royal Irish Academy ongoing support of Ukraine

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

The Royal Irish Academy stands in solidarity with the citizens and scholarly community in Ukraine and has, along with colleagues from Europe and around the world, denounced in the strongest terms the criminal invasion...

Membership, Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Statement in support of Ukraine, its citizens and academics

Wednesday, 16 March 2022

Today, the President of the Royal Irish Academy has released a statement in support of Ukraine, its citizens and academics. The statement is a response to the ongoing military incursion by Russia into the country and...

Membership, Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Science supports new and improved cancer screening programmes, say EU advisors

Friday, 11 March 2022

There is a strong scientific basis for introducing life-saving screening programmes in EU member states for both lung cancer and prostate cancer, according to experts advising the European Commission ahead of an...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Forest bioenergy update: BECCS and its role in integrated assessment models

Friday, 11 March 2022

“Look before you Leap”: European Science Academies Caution against Subsidies for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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