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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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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

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

2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards: shortlist announced

Monday, 11 April 2022

The Royal Irish Academy and the American Chamber of Commerce, Ireland (AmCham) have announced the shortlisted organisations for the 2022 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards.  

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Limited edition prints of Michael Collins and other figures from the Rising

Monday, 11 April 2022

Each individual print is signed, numbered and hand coloured by artist David Rooney.

Publications, 1916 Portraits and Lives, Decade of Centenaries

Academy Discourse: The Changing World of Money and Finance

Thursday, 7 April 2022

If you missed our Academy Discourse conversation with Frances Ruane MRIA and Patrick Honohan MRIA you can watch it back now.

Membership, Public Engagement, Discourse Series

ARINS podcast episode 10: Police governance, oversight and accountability in a united Ireland

Thursday, 7 April 2022

In this episode, Vicky Conway and Roger Mac Ginty examine how policing in a united Ireland might coordinate questions of governance, oversight and accountability.

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

New DRI Collection: Dublin City Council Manuscript Minutes 1841–1881

Thursday, 7 April 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that the Dublin City Council (DCC) Manuscript Minutes 1841–1881 collection is now available in the Repository.

Digital Repository of Ireland

NORF launches National Action Plan for Open Research

Thursday, 7 April 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is pleased to share that Ireland’s National Open Research Forum (NORF) has developed a National Action Plan for Open Research.

Digital Repository of Ireland

New Collection: Waterford City Maps

Thursday, 7 April 2022

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that the Waterford City Maps Collection is now available through the Repository.

Digital Repository of Ireland

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