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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Social Sciences Committee Reports

Profile of the Social Sciences in Ireland

11 May 2017

Report form the RIA Committee for Socieal Sciences on the work being carried out in Higher Education  Institutions in the Republic of Ireland.

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The Need for Social Sciences in Ireland

01 December 2016

A statement on why social sciences matter; an explanation of what the social sciences are; an overview of the social sciences in Ireland; the needs of an evolving social sciences sector.

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