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Samhain agus Science 2020

Samhain agus Science is an annual initiative of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies taking place each year during Halloween. From spooky science to the mysteries of the Celtic festival of Samhain, DIAS scholars from the Schools of… Read More

DIAS & The Dublin Tech Summit

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is delighted to take part in the 2020 Dublin Tech Summit as a partner in the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) and welcomes opportunities to discuss industry collaborations and knowledge transfer. DIAS… Read More

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Frequency-Division Multiplexed Signal Analysis

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering a position to work on the development of frequency-division multiplexed signal analysis using FPGAs and RF SoC devices. This is part of a broader project involving the development of… Read More

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering a position to work on the development of Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors (MKIDs). MKIDs are novel low temperature, superconducting detectors capable of counting single photons and simultaneously determining their… Read More

2020-10-21, 15:00: Dr. Joel Sánchez Bermúdez (UNAM)

Dr. Joel Sánchez Bermúdez Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico Interferometric imaging with GRAVITY/VLTI Abstract: In Astronomy, interferometry is an observational technique that delivers us the major resolution possible to study physical processes at the smallest spatial scales… Read More

2020-10-16, 15:00: Dr. Faouzi Boussaha (Observatoire de Paris)

Dr. Faouzi Boussaha Observatoire de Paris, France Development of near-infrared and visible kinetic inductance detectors at Paris Observatory Abstract: Thanks to their unequalled performance, particularly in terms of sensitivity which can approach the quantum limit given by the… Read More

2020-10-09, 15:00: Dr. Claire Davies (University of Exeter)

Dr. Claire Davies University of Exeter, UK Disc-hosting young stellar objects at high angular resolution Abstract: Directly observing the innermost astronomical units of the discs that surround stars as they form is crucial to our understanding of star… Read More

DIAS announces line-up for Culture Night 2020

Light-speed talks from leading astrophysicists, a virtual tour of the world famous Dunsink Observatory, and delving into the geohazards of the modern world are among the programme of events being hosted by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies… Read More

DIAS Astrophysics Group Joins EuroHPC Academic Flagship Programme

On Friday 11th September, a DIAS Astrophysics research group led by Dr Jonathan Mackey (Royal Society – Science Foundation Ireland University Research Fellow) was announced as one of seven academic projects which will be supported by the new… Read More

2020-09-15, 15:00: Prof Cornelis Dullemond (Universität Heidelberg)

Prof. Cornelis Dullemond Universität Heidelberg, Germany Interpreting the ALMA continuum images of protoplanetary disks Abstract: In recent years a large number of high-resolution ALMA images of protoplanetary disks were published. It is striking how cleanly structured these disks… Read More