Royal Irish Academy elects IIEA Director General, Tom Arnold as new member

IIEA7th June 20162min
Royal Irish Academy elects IIEA Director General, Tom Arnold as new member

Royal Irish Academy elects IIEA Director General, Tom Arnold as new member

Tom Arnold, Director General of the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) has been elected to the membership of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), as one of 22 people elected for their outstanding achievements as researchers.

Election to the membership of the Royal Irish Academy is the highest academic honour in Ireland, and those elected are entitled to use the designation ‘MRIA’ after their name. There are now 497 members of the Academy from disciplines including sciences, humanities and social sciences.

Tom Arnold was one of 22 outstanding researchers elected to the Academy.

 

The newly elected members of the Royal Irish Academy are:

Humanities and Social Sciences:

Tom Arnold (IIEA); Catherine Day (UCC governing body); Paul Devereaux (UCD); Michael Marsh (TCD); William J. Mc Cormack; Diane Negra (UCD); Máirín Nic Eoin (St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra/DCU); Geoffrey Roberts (UCC); Stefano Sanvito (TCD).

Science:

Frédéric Dias (UCD); Justin D. Holmes (UCC); Walter Kolch (UCD); Andrew Mills (QUB); Brian Norton (DIT); Emma Teeling (UCD).

Honorary Members:

Garret A. FitzGerald (University of Pennsylvania); Conor A. Gearty (London School of Economics); Fabiola Giannoti (Director General, CERN); Sir Paul M. Nurse (Francis Crick Institute); Louise M. Richardson (Vice-chancellor, University of Oxford); Timothy Williamson (University of Oxford); Clair Wills (Princeton University).

 

Further Information:

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