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Tribute to a Space Research Pioneer

On 27th February of this year, Ireland lost one of its Space research pioneers. Professor Denis O’Sullivan joined DIAS as a PhD candidate in the early 1960’s. He went on to spend much of his career with DIAS,… Read More

DIAS Research Forum 2020 – Friday 8 May, 12 – 5pm

An online inter-disciplinary research forum has been scheduled for Friday 8 May 2020, 12-5pm @ dias.ie/drf2020/live. Although this year’s forum will be a virtual one, it remains an opportunity for post-doctoral scholars and PhD students to share their… Read More

DIAS has two Academic Vacancies

DIAS currently has two career opportunities for Senior Professors. Full details on each post can be seen at the links below. (1) Senior Professor – School of Theoretical Physics: https://www.dias.ie/2019/12/16/vacancy-senior-professor-school-of-theoretical-physics/ (2) SALI Senior Professor in Physics (Astrophysics, Geophysics… Read More

SALI Senior Professor in Physics (Astrophysics, Geophysics or Theoretical Physics) – Closing date extended to 19 June 2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a new post of Senior Professor in Physics (astrophysics, geophysics or theoretical physics) under the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI). Applications are sought in line with the requirements set out… Read More

Dr Caitriona Jackman, receives SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award

Honorary Professor Caitriona Jackman, of DIAS Astronomy and Astrophysics has been awarded €1.3m‬ via the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, in Dublin today. The SFI President of… Read More

DIAS & the ESA Solar Orbiter

Strong Irish links to the Solar Orbiter launch at Cape Canaveral Scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) attended the launch of the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral… Read More

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering 2 postdoctoral fellowship to work on the development of optical/near infrared microwave kinetic inductance detectors (MKIDs) for use in astronomy.  The project is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)… Read More

Lindsay PhD Scholarship

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies/Armagh Observatory & Planetarium The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) and Armagh Observatory & Planetarium (AOP) invite applicants for the Lindsay PhD Scholarship, named after Eric M Lindsay, seventh Director of Armagh Observatory…. Read More

SCP Statutory Public Lecture: February 10, 2020 – Professor Heino Falcke

Speaker : Professor Heino Falcke, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands Title : The First Image of a Black Hole Abstract: One of the most bizarre, but perhaps also most fundamental predictions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity are black holes. They… Read More

DIAS 2020 marks 80 years of discovery with programme of events

An address by former President of Ireland Mary Robinson; a fun-filled family day at DIAS Dunsink Observatory; and a lecture by the ‘father of quantum’, Chinese physicist Professor Jian-Wei Pan, are amongst the highlights of a year-long programme… Read More