18 May 2022
The Royal Irish Academy expresses grave concern for the well-being of Dr Ahmadreza Djalali, an Iranian-Swedish scholar of disaster medicine, who is at imminent risk of execution.
We support international collaboration in research and higher education and promote the participation of Irish experts in international public policy groups responding to global challenges. We are a member of numerous European and global scientific networks including the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), the All European Federation of Academies (ALLEA), the International Science Council (ISC) and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).
The Royal Irish Academy nominates suitable candidates for esteemed and prestigious international prizes. In addition to endorsing nominations, the Academy communicates successful candidates’ activities to national academics and policymakers in Ireland. International prizes the Academy engages with include the Baillet Latour Health Prize, The Wolf Prize, The John Maddox Prize and many more
The Royal Irish Academy is a member of several global academic networks and international scholarly associations. We work to raise the international profile of Ireland’s researchers and research networks, strengthen the voice of the sciences, humanities and social sciences in high-level debates, and support international collaboration and mobility through Academy grants programmes.