Prof Thorri Gunnlaugsson elected a member of the RIA

Thorri elected as a Member of the Royal Irish AcademyOn Friday 27th May, Professor Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson was elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy, the principal learned society in Ireland for the sciences and humanities. The RIA promotes excellence in scholarship, and recognises achievements in learning. Membership is the highest Irish academic honour. Professor Luke Drury, President of the Royal Irish Academy, said “In admitting these new members, we honour their contributions to knowledge, intellectual debate and engagement with civic society. Ireland’s future largely depends on having such talented and dedicated people living and working here; an important function of the Academy is to give public recognition to this.”

Link: http://ria.ie/News/RIA-admits-new-members.aspx

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