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Why do people perceive colours differently?

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

Learn more in today's episode of Spreading the Words on the word gorm.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Supporting scholarship through text data mining

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

RIA journals, including publications dating back to 1787, now available for text mining.

Publications, Digital Repository of Ireland

New pocket map of Drogheda available

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

Drogheda, c. 1180 to c. 1900: from fortified boroughs to industrial port town by Ned Mc Hugh depicts 700 years of history on one map. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas

Launching RDA4EOSC: DRI is part of a new project

Monday, 14 December 2020

DRI is part of a new initiative from the Research Data Alliance supporting the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC).

Digital Repository of Ireland

2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards: winners announced

Friday, 11 December 2020

Watch the 2020 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards special virtual event with guest of honour Simon Harris T.D., Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

There’s no place like home

Friday, 11 December 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we learn about the various meanings of the word teaghlach.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Vaccine Questions Podcast

Friday, 11 December 2020

A new podcast series on vaccines and vaccination, where we ask experts the questions you want answered

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Vaccination isn't a personal choice, it's a public one

Friday, 11 December 2020

The risk posed by not vaccinating is far greater than any risk associated with receiving a vaccine says the Royal Irish Academy's Life and Medical Sciences committee who wants to help the public make more informed...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XII (1961-1965) in the news

Thursday, 10 December 2020

The twelfth volume in the DIFP series is out now, and some of the coverage it has gotten gives a flavour of the contents

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

New deal makes RIA Journals free to read and publish for IReL institutions

Wednesday, 9 December 2020

Opening up over 200 years of scholarship and creating more



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