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ARINS podcast episode 1: Cross-Border Cooperation Health in Ireland

Thursday, 3 June 2021

In this episode, Deirdre Heenan and Anne Matthews delve into how cross-border cooperation relating to health between Ireland and Northern Ireland really works.

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

EASAC report: Decarbonisation of buildings: for climate, health and jobs

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

With 25% of Europe’s greenhouse emissions coming from buildings, scientists suggest fundamental policy changes. 

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

Congratulations and a fond farewell!

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

Our esteemed colleague Dr Bernadette Cunningham is retiring today after over twenty years at the Academy Library. 


IHTA Town and Country seminar series draws to a close

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Town and Country: perspectives from the Irish Historic Towns Atlas had record numbers in attendance

Irish Historic Towns Atlas, Educational Resources

2021 Call for Nominations: IAP Young Physician Leaders

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

The 10th IAP Young Physician Leaders Programme will be held on 22-26 October 2021 in conjunction with the World Health Summit in Berlin

Policy and International Relations, International Activities

The Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy – an unfinished story

Monday, 31 May 2021

Latest Library Blog post. Dr Bernadette Cunningham looks at the development of the Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy.

Library, Library Blog

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, Publications Blog, 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


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