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Research for Public Policy Seminar Series- Recording of Session 1

Friday, 29 January 2021

If you missed the first seminar in our Research for Public Policy Series 'Opportunities for Ireland' you can watch it now.

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups, Research for Public Policy

DRI Launches New Series on Using Digital Archives for Academic Research

Thursday, 28 January 2021

DRI is launching a new three-part webinar series on using digital archives for academic research.

Digital Repository of Ireland

Winning work of the 2021 Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize has implications for vaccine development

Thursday, 28 January 2021

Dr Conor Crawford is the winner of the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2021 sponsored by Henkel. The prestigious prize is awarded for the most outstanding Irish PhD thesis in the chemical sciences and is announced...

Science Committees, Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee, Grants and Awards

Richard English, MRIA: Politics

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

Professor English’s current research focuses on terrorism, counter-terrorism and the mutually shaping relationship between them.

Membership, Members Research Series, Public Engagement

Call for Proposals: The Future of Science Communication Conference 

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

The conference will be held on 24-25 June 2021 in Berlin.

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

The Royal Irish Academy and Irish Research Council launch new webinar series on Research for Public Policy

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

The series explores why evidence-based policy matters and how to harness the diverse expertise of Ireland’s researchers for the common good.

Policy and International Relations, Policy Working Groups, Research for Public Policy

A shaking of the earth

Friday, 22 January 2021

Learn about the Irish phrase 'crith talún' in today's episode of Spreading the Words.

Publications, Foclóir Stairiúil na Gaeilge

'Change Minds’ Archives, Art and Mental Health

Thursday, 21 January 2021

Watch the webinar, presented by Grangegorman Histories.

Publications, Grangegorman Histories

Reprinting: Early Medieval Ireland, AD 400-1100

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

The second printing will be released in May and is available for pre-order.


Fighting the scourge, two ways or one?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Deirdre Heenan reflects on cross-border cooperation in health in Ireland.

ARINS - Analysis and Research: Ireland North and South


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