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Professor Maggie O'Neill elected to the Royal Irish Academy

30 May 2023
Professor Maggie O'Neill

Congratulations to Professor Maggie O'Neill on being elected to the Royal Irish Academy (RIA), the highest academic honour in Ireland! All of us in the Department of Sociology & Criminology, UCC, are very proud of Maggie's success. This wonderful recognition comes a few months after the great news that Maggie is now the Director of UCC Futures - Collective Social Futures and incoming Director of ISS21 in July - The Institute for Social Science in the 21st Century.

The Royal Irish Academy/Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann champions research. They identify and recognise Ireland’s world class researchers. They support scholarship and promote awareness of how science and the humanities enrich our lives and benefit society. They 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.

Department of Sociology & Criminology

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