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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Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee Reports

Fixing the leaky pipeline and retaining our talent report

05 December 2017

Engineering and Computer Sciences Committee and Engineers Ireland's report on retention and progression of early career women engineers and computer scientists

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Robotics and Personhood: Towards an Ethical Experience-Centred Design

04 February 2017

Engineering and Computer Science Committee statement on advances in robotics and the benefits and risks that this may pose.

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Towards a Magna Carta for Data

15 February 2017

Expert opion piece: Engineering and Computer Science Committee

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The future for PhDs in Ireland

01 June 2016

Objectives, implications and recommendations for engineering and computer science in the context of 'Innovation 2020'.

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