Young Academy of Ireland announces three ESRI researchers as part of its first members

Three ESRI researchers Dr Karina DoorleyDr Niall Farrell and Dr Deirdre Robertson have been chosen to be part of the Young Academy of Ireland (YAI)  – a network of early career researchers and innovators. 

About the YAI

The YAI has been established to promote greater engagement and opportunities for early career researchers and innovators , supporting them in leadership roles, contributing to equality, diversity and inclusion, and developing networks and skills. In addition, Young Academy members are encouraged to utilise their expertise and potential to tackle important issues and challenges in society and promote meaningful change.

The YAI consists of forty members from Ireland and Northern Ireland and members were selected after a competitive recruitment process launched by the Royal Irish Academy last year. 

The successful candidates include researchers, academics, scientists, innovators, clinicians, economists, and professionals who have each made a significant contribution to their field and beyond their individual disciplines. Members represent a multi-disciplinary platform from the Life Sciences, Physical, Engineering, and Computer Sciences, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Technology.