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Call for Proposals: Wolf Prize 2021

Thursday, 25 June 2020

The Academy has been invited to submit one or more candidates for the 2021 Wolf Prize.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Survey Results: The impact of Covid-199 on Irish research and innovation

Thursday, 25 June 2020

In response to the Covid 19 pandemic, the Royal Irish Academy conducted a members survey to establish the impact the current crisis is having on research and innovation and to determine the key actions government should...

Policy and International Relations, Covid-19 Research Response

RIA Endorses Joint Statement on UK Government Student Controls

Sunday, 14 June 2020

The Academy has joined with the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Learned Society of Wales to issue a joint statement in response to the recently announced UK government student controls.

Policy and International Relations

Proposed Statement - Urbanization in Low and Middle Income Countries

Tuesday, 9 June 2020

Experts are now sought to serve on a working group tasked with developing a statement on Urbanization in Low and Middle Income Countries

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Great Medical Promises Threatened by Booming Miracle Cures and Undue Pressure to Gain Fast-Track Approvals

Friday, 5 June 2020

A new report by the European Academies of Science and Medicine on Regenerative Medicine calls upon European lawmakers to protect biomedical science from false claims.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Protection of Marine Environments - Call for Experts

Tuesday, 2 June 2020

A new project being led by the Korean Academy of Science and Technology will develop a statement on the protection of marine environments.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

European Academies of Science: European Union must base green recovery plans on science

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

This new EASAC commentary entitled 'How can science help to guide the European Union’s green recovery after COVID-19?' discusses how science can help to guide the European Union’s green recovery after COVID-19.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

New report on Climate Change Education by the ALLEA Science Education Working Group

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

According to the report entitled 'A Snapshot of Climate Change Education Initiatives in Europe' more of a focus is needed on mitigation, adaptation, and climate justice.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Royal Irish Academy calls for an enhanced Irish science advice system

Monday, 25 May 2020

Royal Irish Academy calls for an enhanced Irish science advice system.

Membership, Policy and International Relations

‘Ní ceadmhach neamhshuim’

Thursday, 21 May 2020

A blog post by Professor Máirín Nic Eoin, MRIA on the use of the Irish language in this time of acute crisis. Professor Nic Eoin hopes that the Irish language and the language community can continue to inspire...

Membership, Policy and International Relations

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