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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Policy Reports

Genome Editing: Scientific Opportunities, Public Interests and Policy Options in the European Union

23 March 2017

EASAC report on genome editing advises European policy-makers on how to approach groundbreaking research on plants, animals, microbes and humans.

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Royal Irish Academy Leaders in Higher Education Address 2016

15 March 2017

Mr Tom Boland: The Relationship Between the Higher Education and Research Sector and Government - Fractured but Reparable

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Doing Transdisciplinary Research: Lessons from the Frontline

16 March 2017

A Future Earth Ireland report

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Circular Economy Indicators

30 November 2016

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Academy Advice Paper 10

20 April 2016

Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper on the Sustainability of the Northern Ireland Higher Education Sector.

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Academy Advice Paper 9

25 February 2016

Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper ‘Does Ireland need a Minister for Higher Education and Research?’

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Academy Advice Paper 8

29 January 2016

Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper on the Future Funding of Higher Education in Ireland.

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A Dialogue on the Future Funding of Higher Education in Ireland

17 December 2015

Rapporteurs Report

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Royal Irish Academy Leaders in Higher Education Address 2015

17 December 2015

Professor Louise Richardson: 'Universities in the 21st Century'

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Royal Irish Academy Submission

01 December 2015

Submission to the 'Culture 2025' Consultation

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Royal Irish Academy Submission

01 March 2015

Submission by the Royal Irish Academy to the Consultation on the Successor to the Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation

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Academy Advice Paper 7

01 February 2015

Principles to Inform Preparation of the Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation, 2015–2020

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Academy Advice Paper 6

01 March 2015

Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper on Equity of Access to Higher Education

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Academy Advice Paper 5

01 February 2015

Submission by the Royal Irish Academy to the Working Group on Seanad Reform

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Academy Advice Paper 4

01 July 2014

Response to the Consultation by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment on the Draft Primary Language Curriculum

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Academy Advice Paper 3

01 June 2014

Submission to the National Stem Review Group

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Academy Advice Paper 2

01 April 2014

Response to the Seanad Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2014

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Academy Advice Paper 1

01 January 2014

Response to the Consultation by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment on the Review of Junior Cycle Science

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Does Ireland Need a Minister for Higher Education and Research

01 July 2015

Royal Irish Academy Workshop

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New breeding techniques

01 July 2015

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