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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On the Politics of Public Health in Ireland

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

In today's ARINS blog, Ann Nolan reflects on public health in Ireland, North and South, in a post-Brexit context.

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

Grangegorman Lives: Eleonora Lilian Fleury

Monday, 24 May 2021

Our Grangegorman Lives series continues with Eleonora Lilian Fleury (1867 – 1960), Manchester native and medical doctor.

Dictionary of Irish Biography, Grangegorman Histories, Grangegorman Lives

Watch Admittance Day 2021 ceremony

Friday, 21 May 2021

27 new Members were elected for their exceptional contribution to the sciences, humanities and social sciences as well as to public service.


Vaccine Questions Ep5: Inoculation against misinformation with Professor Jane Suiter

Friday, 21 May 2021

In episode five Dick chats to Professor Jane Suiter, Director of the Institute for Future Media, Democracy and Society at DCU about what drives the spread of disinformation and how it can undermine vaccination...

Science Committees, Life and Medical Sciences Committee

University College Cork joins DRI

Thursday, 20 May 2021

We are pleased to announce that the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) at University College Cork (UCC), in collaboration with UCC Library, have joined the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI).

Digital Repository of Ireland

New collection published on DRI

Thursday, 20 May 2021

DRI is pleased to share news of a new collection published in the Repository: ‘Dublin-based Community Films by Joe Lee’.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Watch: Teaching and Learning

Thursday, 20 May 2021

If you missed the third webinar of the Higher Education Building Forward Better sustainability series you can watch it now

Policy and International Relations, Future Earth Ireland

2021 Archaeology Research Grant and Archaeology Legacy Grants

Thursday, 20 May 2021

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce funding for eight projects under the new Archaeology Legacy Grants scheme and the annual Archaeology Research Grants scheme.

Grants and Awards

2021 Praeger Grants Awarded

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

The Royal Irish Academy is delighted to announce that three natural history projects will be funded under this year's Praeger scheme. 

Grants and Awards

Diversity Review for Royal Irish Academy

Sunday, 16 May 2021

The RIA has established an independent diversity review of its membership process to be chaired by Professor Lesley Yellowlees.



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