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Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper on the Future Funding of Higher Education in Ireland

Monday, 11 July 2016

This paper was submitted on behalf of the Academy to the Cassells Expert Group on the ‘Future Funding Options of Higher Education in Ireland’.

Policy and International Relations

Call for experts: EASAC working group homeopathy

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

EASAC are seeking nominations for the Working Group on Homeopathy.

Membership, Policy and International Relations

Call for Membership Future Earth Ireland (FEI) Social Media Co-Ordinator

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

(FEI) is looking for an early career researcher to join its membership and contribute to the initiative.

Policy and International Relations

The UK and Ireland: The UK's Referendum on EU Membership

Thursday, 26 May 2016

A joint initiative of the RIA and the British Academy to consider the implications of a potential UK withdrawal from the EU. 

Policy and International Relations

Appointments to the Policy Oversight Group

Wednesday, 27 April 2016

The primary purpose of the Policy Oversight Group (POG) is to provide a co-ordinated development framework for the Academy’s policy activities.  

Policy and International Relations

Launch: Academy Advice Paper No. 10

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

The RIA has launched its Advice Paper on the Sustainability of the Northern Ireland Higher Education Sector.

Policy and International Relations

Call for Experts

Thursday, 7 January 2016

The Academy is currently inviting suitably qualified MRIA to participate in an European Academic Science Advisory Council (EASAC) Working Group on Genome Editing.

Membership, Policy and International Relations

EASAC issue press release on Circular Economy

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

EASAC issue a press release urging EU Commission to address the Circular Economy in its international trade negotiations.

Policy and International Relations

2015 Royal Irish Academy Leaders in Higher Education Address

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Professor Louise Richardson: 'Universities in the 21st Century'

Policy and International Relations


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