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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Aidan O'Sullivan

Aidan O'Sullivan, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Archaeology, University College Dublin, and a Principal Investigator of the Early Medieval Archaeology Project. His research interests are in early medieval Britain and Ireland; experimental archaeology; and wetland archaeology and environments around the world. His recent books include Rethinking wetland archaeology (2006) and The Oxford handbook of wetland archaeology (2013).

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