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Nobel Prize in Physics for 2019 Announced

This year’s Nobel prize in physics was announced! The prize was split between two different ways of studying our Universe. James Peebles was awarded half of the price for his theoretical work in physical cosmology. His ground-breaking work… Read More

Post-doctoral position in geophysical data integration

Post-doctoral position in geophysical data integration A position as a post-doctoral researcher is available at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). The research project is aimed at developing inversion strategies to combine complementary geophysical datasets. Recently, new,… Read More

First Irish scientist elected as Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)

An Irish scientist has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) – the world’s largest earth and space science society – for the first time. Senior Professor Emeritus at the Dublin Institute for Advanced… 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

Vacancy: O’Donovan Scholarship

The School of Celtic Studies is able to offer a scholarship to be taken up in November 2019. Applicants will normally hold a doctoral degree prior to taking up the scholarship. A full CV together with an outline… Read More

DIAS welcomes back former space research technicians

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) held a celebratory event on July 04th to mark 50 years as space research pioneers in Ireland. DIAS researchers became involved in space research following the Apollo 11 moon landing which… Read More

DIAS: 50 Years as space research pioneers

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies to highlight Irish connections to historic moon landing The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has launched a programme of events for July to mark the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing… Read More

M1.9 Irish Sea earthquake, 18th June 2019

A magnitude 1.9 earthquake occurred on the 18th June 2019 at 20:53:12 local time in the Irish Sea off Holyhead, Wales. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

How Einstein was proven right using Irish equipment in Brazil – in an expedition led by an Irishman

– Equipment from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies travels to Brazil to mark centenary of proof of Theory of Relativity – Astronomical equipment used to test Einstein’s Theory of Gravity has been shipped from the Dublin Institute for… Read More