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Three Earthquakes reported off the coast of Ireland

The Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) has recorded three separate Earthquake events this December off the coast of Ireland. The first was detected on the 15th December at 21:19:52 UTC, when a M2.5 earthquake occurred in the Irish… Read More

Dr. Chantal Kobel appointed a Bergin Fellow at the School of Celtic Studies

The School of Celtic Studies at DIAS is delighted to announce that Dr. Chantal Kobel has been appointed a Bergin Fellow.  The name of the Fellowship honours Professor Osborn J. Bergin, first Director of the School of Celtic… Read More

Postdoctoral Position in the area of Space Physics

A Postdoctoral research position is available at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section as part of a new Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)-funded Space Science team led by Dr. Caitriona Jackman. The… Read More

PhD Studentship to work in the area of Space Physics

Ph.D. Studentship. Duration 4 years. Stipend: €18,500 per year, tax free. A PhD position is available at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section. This post will be part of a new… Read More

Dr Eoin Carley appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Solar Physics

DIAS Astrophysics are delighted to announce that Dr Eoin Carley has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Solar Physics. Dr Carley is an expert in using radio observations of the Sun to uncover the fundamental plasma physics of particle acceleration in… Read More

DIAS scientists play central role in detection of highest-energy gamma-ray

Image credit: The large 28-metre central HESS telescope and two of the four smaller telescopes (Credit: MPIK / Christian Föhr) Scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) have played a key role in observing the highest-energy… Read More

DIAS researcher makes significant discovery on formation of new planets

A Dublin-based researcher is amongst a team of astronomers who have made a significant discovery on how new planets are formed. Rebeca García López, a researcher at the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

Important 17th century Irish manuscripts from Leuven, Belgium, now available on ISOS

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On the evening of Wednesday 18 September, online access to the Leuven Irish Manuscripts was launched at the Royal Irish Academy, at an event hosted by the General Representation of the Government of Flanders and the Belgian Embassy…. Read More

Astronomy exhibition celebrating 100 years of exploration launches in Dublin

An exhibition celebrating 100 years of space exploration was launched today (19.08.19) by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) at Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8. ‘Above and Beyond’ is an international travelling exhibition exploring a selection of… Read More

International Team led by DIAS researcher measure key cosmic step in formation of early stars

An international team of astrophysicists, from seven different institutions in six countries, lead by researchers from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, have measured the total mass and energy from a jet driven by a massive protostar, for… Read More