100th anniversary of the birth of Sheila Tinney, MRIAFriday, 12 January 2018
We are commemorating the100th anniversary of Sheila Tinney's birth one of our first female Members on 15th January 2018.
2018 Suffrage CentenaryTuesday, 9 January 2018
As part of the Academy's 2018 theme of Diversity, the Suffrage Centenary was commemorated at the Academy with a conference, which was held on 1 February 2018 in association with the Houses of the Oireachtas. There will...
Fifty-seven new lives added to the Dictionary of Irish Biography onlineMonday, 8 January 2018
Amongst the 57 new lives added to the DIB online in December 2017, our third batch of ‘Missing Persons’, you can read about the architect Hebert Simms (1898–1948), Theosophist and man of letters.
Young Chemist Prize 2017Thursday, 4 January 2018
Call for submissions
Academy House closed on Tuesday, 10 AprilMonday, 1 January 2018
The Academy (including the Library) will be closed on Tuesday, 10 April to facilitate staff training. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
“The Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.” - Benjamin DisraeliFriday, 22 December 2017
Ray McGrath, UCD, on the publication of the IAP Climate Change and Education Statement.
‘Causes and consequences of obesity; lessons from human genetics’Thursday, 21 December 2017
Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, Hon. MRIA talks about his recent Academy Discourse
Maria Edgeworth's 250th anniversaryTuesday, 19 December 2017
The 250th anniversary of the birth of Maria Edgeworth (1768–1849), novelist, essayist, and educationist is on 1st January 2018.
Research and Higher Education on the Island of Ireland after BrexitThursday, 14 December 2017
The co-chairs of the RIA Brexit Taskforce were delighted to present the RIA Brexit reports to Commissioner Tibor Navracsics on the 13th of December in Academy House.
Food from the OceansFriday, 8 December 2017
SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) examining the question of how the ocean can help satisfy the global demand for food.
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