THE ROYAL IRISH ACADEMY IS IRELAND'S LEADING BODY OF EXPERTS IN THE SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee
The Physical, Chemical and Mathematical Sciences Committee is an all-island multidisciplinary committee formed in September 2014. The committee representation includes academia, research centres, interest groups and SFI. The committee’s functions include addressing topical issues with a national or international focus and advising the Academy on the formation of policy. The committee also acts as the national adhering body the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC). The committee has a varied programme of works including lectures, publications and special events focusing on key issues. These events include the annual Hamilton Lecture and the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize.