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 N. Wyse Jackson

Patrick N. Wyse Jackson is an Associate Professor in the Geology department at the School of Natural Sciences, Trinity College Dublin. His research area has focused on bryozoans that range in age from the Ordovician to the Recent, with particular emphasis on Mississippian faunas. In addition to bryozoological studies, he has an interest in the history of geology and science, particularly in biographical aspects of Irish scientists. He is the editor of Science and Engineering in Ireland in 1798: A Time of Revolution (2000).

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