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Peter Gallagher appointed Head of Astronomy and Astrophysics at DIAS

PRESS RELEASE Prof. Peter Gallagher has been appointed a Senior Professor and Head of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). Prior to taking up the role, Prof. Gallagher was Professor in Astrophysics at… Read More

Vacancy: Post Doctoral Fellowship In Star Formation

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering a postdoctoral fellowship to work in star formation with support from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC Advanced Grant project Ejection Accretion Structures in YSOs (EASY) aims to… Read More

2018-10-02, 15:00, Dr. Tony Moffat (Université de Montréal), Probing Massive Stars with the BRITE Nanosatellites

Dr. Tony Moffat Université de Montréal Probing Massive Stars with the BRITE Nanosatellites Abstract: Launched in 2013-2014, the five independently functioning BRITE (BRIght Target Explorer) nanosats – each costing “only” about 2M$ – are now producing excellent science… Read More

2018-09-19, 15:00, Dr. Rob Izzard (University of Surrey), Circumbinary discs around post-AGB stars

Dr. Rob Izzard University of Surrey Circumbinary discs around post-AGB stars Abstract: Post-AGB stars with discs are all binary systems. Post-AGB binaries are also eccentric, in every sense of the word. Given that many post-AGB objects likely experienced… Read More