THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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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Robotics and Personhood: Towards an Ethical Experience-Centred Design

Monday, 4 September 2017

Our Engineering and Computer Science Committee have released a statement on advances in robotics and the benefits and risks that this may pose.

Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee

Learning to read Irish text, 1727

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Learning to read Irish manuscripts is a first step to perpetuating the scholarly tradition cultivated by eighteenth-century Irish scribes and scholars. Latest blog post by Bernadette Cunningham, Deputy Librarian.

Library, Library Blog

Open Call to serve on Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Open call seeking expressions of interest to serve on its Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee (PCMSC).

Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

DRI launches Atlantic Philanthropies Archives Project

Friday, 11 August 2017

DRI is pleased to announce that it will house a digital archive of The Atlantic Philanthropies’ granting activities in Ireland.

Digital Repository of Ireland

The Dynamics of Housing Markets and Housing Provision in Ireland- Expert Statement

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Our Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee have released a statement on housing provision in Ireland.

Science Committees, Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee

Vacancy: Researcher – Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Applications are invited for the fixed-term temporary position of Researcher for Documents on Irish Foreign Policy (DIFP) series.

Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, Vacancies

Ireland’s success at International Mathematics Olympiad

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Team Ireland won two bronze medals at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Brexit Negotiations and Exit Within These Islands

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Joint Statement by the RIA, the British Academy, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Learned Society of Wales

Policy and International Relations

Hamilton Day Lecture 2017: Random mountains and random distances

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

To celebrate William Rowan Hamilton’s birthday we are announcing details of the 2017 Hamilton lecture

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Hamilton Day

Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee Release Expert Statement

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

The Academy Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee have launched an expert statement on future storminess.

Science Committees, Climate Change and Environmental Sciences Committee

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