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Academy of Sciences of Turin Prizes

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Two prizes are being awarded in 2019:  The “Angiola Gili and Cataldo Agostinelli International Prize” and The “Ferrari Soave International Prize”.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Call for nominations for the 2020 Louis-Jeantet Prizes

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

The Scientific Committee of the Louis-Jeantet Foundation is actively searching for nominations for the 2020 Louis-Jeantet Prizes.

Policy and International Relations

Royal Irish Academy Culture and Heritage Working Group Publish Series of Papers

Wednesday, 19 December 2018

RIA Response to the Creative Ireland Programme

Policy and International Relations

New statement from ALLEA on Plan S

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

ALLEA, (All European Academies - the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities), has released a statement considering Plan S, the initiative for open access publishing supported by a consortium of...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Major achievement for EASAC

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

The European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC) has been awarded "Think Tank of the Year".

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Irish Research Council’s Researcher of the Year awards 2018

Monday, 10 December 2018

The Royal Irish Academy would like to congratulate Professor Anna Davies MRIA of Trinity College Dublin on being named as the main Researcher of the Year. 

Policy and International Relations

Call for experts: ''Plastics and the Circular Economy“

Wednesday, 5 December 2018

EASAC is looking for experts to join working group.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

The InterAcademy Partnership's global perspective

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Global food systems are failing humanity and speeding up climate change: New report from 130 national academies issues wake-up call to leaders on eve of COP24 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Future-Proofing and Improving Research Infrastructures in Ireland

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The Research Infrastructures Working Group has published a recommendations report outlining high level evidence-based recommendations to address the deficiencies in the Irish research infrastructure system.

Policy and International Relations

Workshop on Early Career Researcher Support

Thursday, 22 November 2018

The Royal Irish Academy brings stakeholders together to discuss support for early career researchers.

Policy and International Relations


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