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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Elizabeth Duncan

Elizabeth Duncan’s research interests cover palaeography, codicology and manuscript production in the Celtic world. She was awarded her PhD at the University of Aberdeen in 2010 for her dissertation on the development of Gaelic script in the eleventh and twelfth century.

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