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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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A literature of place

Friday, 27 November 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we explore the meaning of the word Dinnsheanchas.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Late Late Toy Show 2020

Thursday, 26 November 2020

Tune into this year's Late Late Toy Show to see Academy House in a new light as the RTE team used it as a backdrop for this book themed extravaganza.

Public Engagement

Climate Change Education Webinar

Thursday, 26 November 2020

If you missed the RIA-ALLEA webinar on climate change education you can watch it now.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Just published: Documents on Irish Foreign Policy Volume XII, 1961-1965

Thursday, 26 November 2020

The twelfth volume in the Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series, covering the years 1961 to 1965, is available now.

Publications, Documents on Irish Foreign Policy

Dr Maura Hiney appointed chair of the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science and Ethics

Thursday, 26 November 2020

The Royal Irish Academy congratulates Dr Maura Hiney on her new leadership position 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Watch 'Astronomy and Poetry' Discourse

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

You can now watch the recent Academy Discourse by Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Hon. MRIA which was sponsored by Mason Hayes & Curran LLP.

Membership, Public Engagement, Discourse Series

Call for Nominations: Ernst Schering Prize for basic research in the life sciences

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

A special focus is on nominees actively pursuing their scientific goals for the benefit of society. Nominations will be accepted from established scientists as well as from scientific societies or organizations

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

The creative word-play of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

In today's episode of Spreading the Words we explore the meaning of Gloss/Clós/Glas, words dear to poet Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

Jennifer Todd, MRIA: Political Scientist

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Professor Todd’s current research is focused on the conditions of political, social and constitutional transformation and the role of reflexivity in social change.

Membership, Members Research Series, ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South

Call for papers - 'International politics in times of risk and uncertainty: the COVID-19 crisis and beyond'

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

Call for papers for the 2021 International Affairs online conference. Deadline: Monday, 8 February 2021 at 17:00.

Humanities and Social Sciences Committees, Standing Committee for International Affairs

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