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DIAS launches ambitious strategy to establish Ireland as “home for intellectual leadership”

Exoplanets, solar storms, the transmission of quantum information,  Earth system change and the development of Celtic languages are amongst the “big questions of the 21st Century and beyond” that will be explored by the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

Samhain Agus Science: Don’t be afraid of the Dark

October 31st 18:30 – 20:00 Register for this event now: http://samhainagusscience.eventbrite.ie  Join us here at DIAS to explore the dark side of science this Samhain, to celebrate DARK MATTER DAY we’re putting on a great event featuring Professor… Read More

Professor Peter Gallagher

Name: Peter Gallagher Title: Senior Professor E-Mail: peter.gallagher@dias.ie Address: Astronomy & Astrophysics Section, 31 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2 D02-XF86 Research Interests: Prof. Gallagher leads solar physics and space weather research at DIAS. His reseach is primarly concerned with… Read More

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

Tionól 2018 and 2018 Statutory Public Lecture of the School of Celtic Studies

Tionól 2018 will take place on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd of November. Full programme and abstracts available here. 2018 Statutory Public Lecture of the School of Celtic Studies

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

DIAS welcomes ESO membership as “hugely significant for future generations of Irish scientists”

European Southern Observatory.

– DIAS Professor Tom Ray appointed by Government to represent Ireland on the ESO Council – Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has hailed Ireland’s joining of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) as “hugely significant for future generations… Read More

DIAS scientists to explore farthest depths of the Atlantic Ocean


One of the boldest deep-ocean research projects ever to be undertaken in Europe was launched in Cobh, County Cork today (17.09.18). The SEA-SEIS project, led by Dr. Sergei Lebedev from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), will… Read More

M7.4 Indonesia earthquake and tsunami, 28th September 2018

A powerful earthquake with magnitude 7.4 occurred on the 28th September 2018 at 10:02:44 UTC in Indonesia, Sulawesi Island, about 75km north of the city Palu. The earthquake triggered a tsunami and Palu was hit by waves up… Read More