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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Vaccine Questions Podcast

The Royal Irish Academy and Health Research Board have teamed up to bring you Vaccine Questions, a podcast series on vaccines and vaccination featuring experts and scientists from around Ireland.

In each episode, science journalist Dick Ahlstrom chats with experts from public health, immunology, virology, statistics, bioethics to behavioural science about how science is helping us to tackle the spread of coronavirus. By asking these experts your questions on vaccines and vaccination the podcast aims to provide the public with a reliable and trustworthy source of information.

Vaccines have saved hundreds of millions of lives around the world by providing long term protection against infectious diseases to people of all ages.

Read the RIA Vaccines Expert Statement 

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