THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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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From the Archives: Does Ireland need a Minister for Higher Education in Research?

Thursday, 21 May 2020

In 2016, the Academy gave consideration to the position of higher education and research within central government in Ireland and considered the potential benefits of introducing a Minister for High Education.

Policy and International Relations

Call for Nominations: experts needed to represent International Science Council on an international alliance around COVID-19 education

Thursday, 14 May 2020

This project will look at the world-wide educational challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis and how innovations and technologies can help educational institutions moving forward

Policy and International Relations, International Activities, COVID-19 Research Response

Call for nominations: a systemic approach to the energy transition in Europe

Friday, 8 May 2020

Experts are needed for a new project on the energy pathways in Europe

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Call for experts for InterAcademy Partnership COVID-19 Advisory Committee

Tuesday, 5 May 2020

The IAP are looking for a pool of experts to provide science-based responses to the myriads of doubts and queries that have arisen, and will continue to arise, in many countries.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities, COVID-19 Research Response

Application period for Green Talents award 2020 now open

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

The call for this year’s Green Talents is particularly aimed at young researchers in Sustainability – an initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Call for Nominations for the scientific committee of ‘Fact or Fake’

Friday, 17 April 2020

ALLEA are seeking experts for a new project on scientific disinformation.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Call to share your COVID-19 initiatives with the international community

Friday, 17 April 2020

The International Science Council (ISC) has established an online COVID-19 Global Science Portal to amplify the response of the science community and the need for scientific expertise in this time of crisis.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities, COVID-19 Research Response

New Chair Elected to the RIA Culture and Heritage Working Group

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce that Diane Negra, MRIA, has now commenced the role of Chair of the RIA Culture and Heritage working group.

Policy and International Relations

New SAPEA Report on Food Sustainability

Thursday, 9 April 2020

Food lies at the heart of our lives but our food system is unsustainable. How can we ensure future food security without treating people unfairly or leaving them behind?

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

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