The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. We identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. We support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. We believe that good research needs to be promoted, sustained and communicated. The Academy is run by a Council of its members. Membership is by election and considered the highest academic honour in Ireland.

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Call for Experts for EASAC Study "Changing Wildfires: Global Patterns and European responses"

Tuesday, 11 July 2023

The RIA is a founding member of the European Academies Science Advice Council (EASAC) and supports the participation of Irish-based experts in its active programme of science policy working groups and liaison with the...

Policy and International Relations

Open Consultation on Innovative Outputs in the Humanities

Tuesday, 11 July 2023

The ALLEA Working Group E-Humanities has launched an open consultation concerning draft recommendations on recognising digital scholarly outputs in the humanities.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Watch back: Ireland and the COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, 21 June 2023

This conference focusing on the specificities of pandemic experience in Ireland originally took place on 14 June 2023.

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups

Revised European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity Launched at ALLEA General Assembly

Wednesday, 21 June 2023

The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity – Revised Edition 2023 was today (23 June 2023) released at the ALLEA General Assembly.

Policy and International Relations

Royal Irish Academy responds to the Research and Innovation Bill 2023

Wednesday, 31 May 2023

The Royal Irish Academy's response to the draft heads of the Research and Innovation Bill 2023. 

Policy and International Relations

Seed funding for International Knowledge Exchange

Tuesday, 16 May 2023

The British Academy and Royal Irish Academy announce seed funding for early-career researchers to promote international knowledge exchange

Policy and International Relations, Grants and Awards

Government Science Advisor announcement welcomed by RIA

Wednesday, 1 March 2023

The Royal Irish Academy welcomes today’s announcement by the Government to approve the appointment of a Government Science Advisor and establish a National Science Advice Forum.

Policy and International Relations

Watchback: The Fiscal Social Contract

Tuesday, 28 February 2023

Can taxation be a tool for social good? Watch back our recent event now

Policy and International Relations, Public Engagement

Visit to the Academy by the Centre of Peace and Democracy NI

Tuesday, 7 February 2023

Political and Civic Fellows from all walks of life, from Northern Ireland, associated with the Centre of Peace and Democracy paid a visit to the Academy.

Policy and International Relations

Event Report on International Reflections on STEM Education

Thursday, 2 February 2023

An event report has now been published summarising the key take-aways from the recent symposium “International Reflections on STEM Education”. 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities


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