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2024 RIA Gold Medals: call for nominations

Tuesday, 9 May 2023

The call for nominations for the 2024 RIA Gold Medal in the Social Sciences and the 2024 RIA Gold Medal in the Engineering Sciences is now open.

Grants and Awards, Gold Medals

New Collection in DRI – Artistic Doctorate Resources

Friday, 5 May 2023

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is pleased to announce that a new collection – Artistic Doctorate Resources – has been published in the Repository through University College Cork (UCC) as part of the Visioning...

Digital Repository of Ireland

DRI Welcomes The Butter Museum as Member

Friday, 5 May 2023

The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) is delighted to announce that The Butter Museum has joined as our latest member.

Digital Repository of Ireland

ARINS Podcast 22: Education across the island of Ireland

Thursday, 4 May 2023

In this, our first episode exploring education north and south, Devlin explores how economic background impacts educational attainment and the way in which education in turn impacts the labour market north and south.

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Webinar: Learning from national open access platforms

Friday, 28 April 2023

If you missed our Publish OA webinar, co-led by the RIA and TCD focusing on the founding and evolution of national open access (OA) platforms, you can watch it now.


'Reaffirming the knowledge-based economy'

Thursday, 27 April 2023

A research innovation symposium, organised by the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) and the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland (AmCham) took place yesterday at the Royal Irish Academy.

Grants and Awards, US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

PCMS submission to consultation on state supports for PhDs

Tuesday, 25 April 2023

The Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences submitted a response to the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science consultation on State supports for PhD researchers in March 2023.

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee

Grangegorman Lives: Jennie Wyse Power

Monday, 24 April 2023

Our Grangegorman Lives series continues with Jennie Wyse Power (1858-1941), Governor of the Richmond District Lunatic Asylum.

Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin MRIA: Historian

Wednesday, 19 April 2023

Professor Ó hAnnracháin’s research into the religious culture of Early Modern Europe explores how Irish events and processes can illuminate and provide fresh perspectives on the wider history of the European...

Members Research Series

DIB publishes diverse mix of new entries April 2023

Wednesday, 19 April 2023

This April the Dictionary of Irish Biography is publishing 40 new entries, including a mix of contemporary figures, ‘missing persons’, specially commissioned biographies for our recently published book, Irish Sporting...

Dictionary of Irish Biography


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