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Turin Academy of Sciences 2020 Prizes

Friday, 24 January 2020

The Turin Academy of Sciences invites nominations for their scientific prizes.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

The International Balzan Foundation Prize

Friday, 24 January 2020

Nominations are now being welcomed for the 2020 Balzan Prizes.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Call for nominations for the 2021 Louis-Jeantet Prizes

Friday, 20 December 2019

The Scientific Committee of the Louis-Jeantet Foundation is actively searching for nominations for the 2021 Louis-Jeantet Prizes.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Call for nominations: All European Academies Madame de Staël Prize for Cultural Values 2020

Thursday, 19 December 2019

The prize will be awarded during ALLEA’s General Assembly in London on 4 June 2020.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Leading Scientists Warn: Wood Pellets Threat to Climate - “No Silver Pellet”

Friday, 13 December 2019

The European National Academies of Sciences warn of the serious mismatches between science and policy on forest bioenergy.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

European Scientific Advice Mechanism evidence review on the topic Biodegradability of plastics in the open environment.

Friday, 13 December 2019

Call for nominations for an international working group to conduct the evidence review.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Call for Nominations for the Inaugural Kate O'Brien Award

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

The newly created Kate O'Brien research prize focuses on relations between Ireland and Spain with a subject devoted to literature and/or women and gender perspective.

Policy and International Relations

ALLEA Research to be Presented at United Nations Climate Change Conference

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Preliminary findings from the ALLEA Climate Change Education Survey are being presented at COP25 by Dr Cliona Murphy.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Royal Irish Academy Consultation on Museums

Friday, 6 December 2019

The Academy is inviting feedback on the role of museums in Ireland.

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups

The Royal Irish Academy represented at the InterAcademy Partnership Young Physician Leaders Programme

Thursday, 5 December 2019

The Academy’s nominee, Dr Sadhbh Lee, University Hospital Galway, recently participated in the Young Physician Leaders Programme in Berlin.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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