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ARINS podcast episode 11: A Shared Ireland? Identity, Meaning, Representation and Sport

Thursday, 5 May 2022

In this episode, Katie Liston, Joseph Maguire and Bruce Kidd explore the role of sports in crafting identities and shaping politics on the island of Ireland.

Publications, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Academy Discourse: The future of higher education

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

If you missed last week's Discourse with Professor Sir Adrian Smith, President of The Royal Society talking with Orla Feely MRIA on the future of higher education you can watch it back now. 

Membership, Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Ogam script in the RIA Library collections

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

In our latest Library Blog post guest blogger Deborah Hayden, Department of Early Irish, Maynooth University takes a fascinating look at the Irish language writing system of Ogam in the manuscripts of the RIA library.

Library, Library Blog

1 May 1922: Dublin Corporation Calls for the Censorship of Films

Sunday, 1 May 2022

Read Kevin Rockett's essay on 'Keeping Hollywood’s ‘Monkey House’ Morality Out Of Ireland' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Vacancy: Publications Project Manager

Thursday, 28 April 2022

Applications are invited for the position of Project Manager as part of the Publications team based at the Royal Irish Academy (1 year fixed-term contract).


RIA Diversity Report

Friday, 22 April 2022

In early 2021 concerns were raised about the diversity of the Academy’s membership, particularly the slow pace of change in the gender balance of the membership and in the diversity of new members appointed annually.

Diversity, Membership

Vacancy: Executive Director

Tuesday, 19 April 2022

Applications are invited for the position of Executive Director of the Royal Irish Academy.


Call for nominations for the 2023 Academy Gold Medals in the Humanities and the Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Thursday, 14 April 2022

In 2023, the Royal Irish Academy will award a Gold Medal in the Humanities and a Gold Medal in the Physical and Mathematical Sciences to individuals who has made a demonstrable and internationally recognised outstanding...

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

Patent system needs adjustment to harmonize with open science objectives, European Academies say

Wednesday, 13 April 2022

This new ALLEA statement examines the current patent system in the context of the ideals and objectives of open science and recommends, among others, the introduction of grace periods in patent applications to make...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Launch of EASAC Report on "Regenerative Agriculture"

Tuesday, 12 April 2022

Regenerative Agriculture: Healthy Soil Best Bet for Carbon Storage. This report provides evidence that regenerative agriculture holds promising keys to reducing climate risks while providing the growing world population...

Policy and International Relations, International Activities


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