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Forest bioenergy update: BECCS and its role in integrated assessment models

Friday, 11 March 2022

“Look before you Leap”: European Science Academies Caution against Subsidies for Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Recording now available: Aoife Monks on Dion Boucicault

Tuesday, 8 March 2022

A public lecture by Dr Aoife Monks and panel discussion to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Dion Boucicault held on Thursday, February 24, 2022.

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

Politics of language in a (Dis) United Ireland

Tuesday, 8 March 2022

In today’s ARINS blog, Brian O'Conchubhair considers the contentious political debates surrounding language in the context of a potential political realignment of the island of Ireland.

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

ARINS Advisory group member awarded funding from HEA

Monday, 7 March 2022

Fidelma Ashe (UU) will research gender and constitutional change with Nuala Finnegan (UCC)

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

4 March 1922: The Wife of a Plasterer Tells the Archbishop of Dublin a Secret

Friday, 4 March 2022

Read Lindsey Earner-Byrne​'s essay on 'Gender and Poverty in the New "Free State"' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

3 March 1922: Closing Border Roads

Thursday, 3 March 2022

Read Peter Leary​'s essay on 'Friction on the Frontier' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

2 March 1922: Countess Markievicz Defends Female Citizenship

Wednesday, 2 March 2022

Read Aidan Beatty's essay on 'The Politics of Masculinity' on Century Ireland.

Publications, Ireland 1922

Praeger Grants in Natural History open

Tuesday, 1 March 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to open the Praeger Grants scheme which invites applications for  research on Ireland’s field natural history is open until 14 April 2022

Grants and Awards

New Decade of Centenaries Bursary scheme opened

Friday, 25 February 2022

A new Royal Irish Academy local history research fund has been announced by Minister Martin as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 

Grants and Awards

Update to RIA Library reading room services

Friday, 25 February 2022

Extension of opening hours beginning Monday, 28 February.



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