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

International Delegates Report 2016

14 March 2017

Reports from our international delegates on their activities.

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Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper ‘Does Ireland need a Minister for Higher Education and Research?’ (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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Advice Paper on the Future Funding of Higher Education in Ireland (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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Principles to Inform Preparation of the Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation, 2015–2020 (Advice Paper 7)

01 February 2015

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

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Royal Irish Academy Advice Paper on Equity of Access to Higher Education (Advice Paper 6)

01 March 2015

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

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Submission by the Royal Irish Academy to the Working Group on Seanad Reform (Advice Paper 5)

01 February 2015

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

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Response to the Consultation by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment on the Draft Primary Language Curriculum (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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Response to the Seanad Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2014 (Advice Paper 2)

01 April 2014

Response to the Seanad Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2014

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Response to the Consultation by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment on the Review of Junior Cycle Science (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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Role Value and Scale of Higher Education in Ireland

23 March 2015

Report of the Consultation forum on the Role Value and Scale of Higher Education in Ireland

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International Delegates Report 2015

14 March 2015

Reports from our international delegates on their activities

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