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Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies – School of Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture 2017

Brave new worlds: the planets in our galaxy

By Professor Giovanna Tinetti, University College London

Thursday 19th October at 6:30pm at University College Dublin


 

Trust, Expert Opinion and Policy conference (“When Experts Disagree” Irish Research Council funded interdisciplinary project between UCD School of Philosophy and DIAS.)

August 31st-September 2nd 2017

The former Governor of the Irish Central Bank, Prof. Patrick Honohan gave a Keynote address on “Taking Credit: Trust and Transactions in Economics” at the conference “Trust, Expert Opinion, and Policy”.  The video of the lecture is available here :


2016 Statutory Public Lecture of the School of Cosmic Physics in association with the “When Experts Disagree” Irish Research Council funded interdisciplinary project between UCD School of Philosophy and DIAS.

By Professor Tim Palmer (University of Oxford)

“The Physics of Climate Change : What we know and what we are uncertain about”. Thurs 24th Nov 2016. Edmund Burke Theatre, Trinity College Dublin


2016 Statutory Public Lecture of the School of Celtic Studies

By Professor Barry J. Lewis (School of Celtic Studies, DIAS)

“The impact of the Anglo-Norman conquest on hagiography in Wales and Ireland”. Fri 18th Nov 2016, Theatre R, Arts Building/Newman Building, UCD.


2016 Statutory Public Lecture of the School of Theoretical Physics

By Professor Sheila Rowan (University of Glasgow and Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland)

“Gravitational waves: a new astronomy”. Mon 21st Nov 2016  – ICON Theatre, UCD Science Hub, UCD.


2015 Statutory Public Lecture of the School of Theoretical Physics

Professor Arthur Jaffe (Harvard University).

“Beauty and Truth in Mathematics and Physics”.  Wed 18th May 2016 – Schrodinger Lecture Theatre , TCD.


75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS lecture series

Dr Immo Warntjes (Queen’s University Belfast)

“Mathematics vs astronomy in early medieval Ireland”.  Friday 11th December 2015 at DIAS.


75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS lecture series

Prof. Werner Nahm (School of Theoretical Physics, DIAS)

“Celts in the Cosmos”

Thursday 3rd December 2015  in the National Gallery of Ireland.


75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS lecture series and School of Cosmic Physics Statutory Public Lecture 2015

Professor Mike Cruise (University of Birmingham)

“100 Years of Einstein’s Gravity but where are the Waves?”

25 November 2015 in St. Patrick’s College Drumcondra.


75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS lecture series and School of Celtic Studies Statutory Public Lecture 2015

Professor Ruairí Ó hUiginn (NUI Maynooth)

“The Emergence of Modern Irish”

Friday 20th November 2015 at TCD


75th Anniversary of the Foundation of DIAS lecture series

Dr Cormac O’Raifeartaigh (Waterford Institute of Technology)  “Einstein’s Universe: Relativity and the Big Bang”

Monday 9th November 2015 at DIAS.


Professor Chris Bean’s inaugural lecture (Geophysics Section – School of Cosmic Physics)

In the shadow of an active volcano: Why is eruption prediction so elusive?

Wednesday 21st October 2015 at the Royal Irish Academy.


School of Celtic Studies Statutory Public Lecture 2014  (UCD, 14 November 2014)

“The Church in the Laws of Early Mediaeval Ireland” by Professor Liam Breatnach, School of Celtic Studies, DIAS.

Handout   Part of Tionól 2014


School of Cosmic Physics : Statutory Public Lecture 2014 (Trinity College, 13 November 2014)

“Cosmic Rays: A Century of Adventure and Mysteries!” by Professor Etienne Parizot, Professor of High Energy Astrophysics, Université Paris Diderot, France.


School of Theoretical Physics : Statutory Public Lecture 2014 (UCD, 19 May 2014)

“Are Brains Analog or Digital?”. by Professor Freeman Dyson, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton


School of Celtic Studies : one-day law conference in honour of Professor Fergus Kelly on the occasion of his retirement (DIAS, 28 June 2014)

View the conference here


School of Celtic Studies : Statutory Public Lecture 2013 (Trinity College, 15 November 2013)

“Early Irish Music: An overview of the linguistic and documentary evidence” by Professor Fergus Kelly, DIAS.


School of Cosmic Physics : Statutory Public Lecture 2013 (UCD, 4 December 2013)

“Solving the Puzzle of Dark Matter?” by Professor Lars Bergström, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Stockholm University and Secretary of the Nobel Committee for Physics.


School of Theoretical Physics : Statutory Public Lecture 2010 (RDS, 15 November 2010)

“On the other side of the hill: the importance of basic science for innovation and development” by Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf, Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Watch the lecture here