THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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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Patrick Jerome Guiry

BSc, PhD. FRSC, FICI. RIA President

Professor of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Head of School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Director of the Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology UCD

Member ScienceElected in 2013

Full Professor of Synthetic Organic Chemistry (2006-). Director of the Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology, UCD (2001-). President of the Institute of Chemistry of Ireland (2022-). On Council 2015-16, and in Office: Sec Sci 2016-2020, President 2023-.

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