News & Events
25 November 2015 - DIAS lecture "One Hundred Years of Einstein’s Gravity - but where are the Waves?"

Mike Cruise, Professor of Astrophysics and Space Research, University of Birmingham, will deliver this free public lecture on behalf of DIAS and UCD in association with DCU.

This now takes place in Lecture Theatre No. E214 (located in the E Block) in St. Patrick's College, Drumcondra. Read more


9th November 2015 - DIAS Lecture "Einstein's Universe: Relativity and the Big Bang"

Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh (Waterford Institute of Technology) gave a lecture entitled  “Einstein's Universe: Relativity and the Big Bang" at DIAS on Monday 9th November. This lecture was the first in a programme of special lectures celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS.


75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS

DIAS is celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2015 with a programme of special lectures. All of the lectures are open to the public but advance booking is required. 

Programme of Events

Irish Times Article on the foundation of DIAS 15th October 2015

Open Nights at Dunsink Observatory


Open Nights in Dunsink Observatory are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month during the winter months (October-March).

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