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University College Cork joins DRI

Thursday, 20 May 2021

We are pleased to announce that the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) at University College Cork (UCC), in collaboration with UCC Library, have joined the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI).

Digital Repository of Ireland

New collection published on DRI

Thursday, 20 May 2021

DRI is pleased to share news of a new collection published in the Repository: ‘Dublin-based Community Films by Joe Lee’.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Watch: Teaching and Learning

Thursday, 20 May 2021

If you missed the third webinar of the Higher Education Building Forward Better sustainability series you can watch it now

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland

2021 Archaeology Research Grant and Archaeology Legacy Grants

Thursday, 20 May 2021

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce funding for eight projects under the new Archaeology Legacy Grants scheme and the annual Archaeology Research Grants scheme.

Grants and Awards

2021 Praeger Grants Awarded

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce that three natural history projects will be funded under this year's Praeger scheme. 

Grants and Awards

Diversity Review for Royal Irish Academy

Sunday, 16 May 2021

The RIA has established an independent diversity review of its membership process to be chaired by Professor Lesley Yellowlees.


Remembering James Rooney, Project Co-ordinator, Grangegorman Development Agency

Friday, 14 May 2021

Earlier this week, we learned the very sad news of the sudden death of our Grangegorman Development Agency friend and colleague, James Rooney.

Grangegorman Histories

'The future of media: experience, models, practice'

Friday, 14 May 2021

Watch our panel discussions on the future of media which was held on 6 May 2021

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Study of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication Committee

Water is a public health issue

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Availability of a secure supply of clean water is a necessity that comes at a high cost, but has an as yet unrealised value. Find out more in this blog by Professor Fiona Regan, DCU.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee, Climate Change Blog

Irish voices in Europe

Thursday, 13 May 2021

'The academic vox hiberniacorum in Europe - louder than you might think' says Luke Drury MRIA, vice-president of ALLEA.

Membership, International Activities


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