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A major research project on geothermal energy has started at DIAS & UCC

A new project, DIG (De-risking Ireland’s Geothermal energy potential), has received €775,606 from Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and Geological Survey Ireland under the SEAI Research, Development & Demonstration Funding Programme 2019. Scientists from DIAS/iCRAG (Brian O’Reilly,… 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

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

DIAS astrophysicist confirms theory on how massive stars are formed

In our galaxy exists billions of massive stars. Despite their short and turbulent existence, protostars play a significant role in astrophysics. For example, they forge metals and heavier chemical elements, which will be released into space at the… Read More

Dr Duygu Kiyan has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Geophysics

The School of Cosmic Physics is delighted to announce that Dr Duygu Kiyan has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Geophysics. Dr Kiyan’s research interests focus on natural-source electromagnetic techniques (i.e. magnetotellurics) in continental environments to understand thermal… Read More

DIAS scientists discover disappearance of large parts of tectonic plate beneath Africa

An international team led by scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has discovered that large portions of the tectonic plate, or lithosphere, beneath Africa have disappeared over the past 200 million years. Their findings have… Read More

Marking a decade of “internationally acclaimed scientific achievements”

DIAS Senior management

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has released details of some of its most significant achievements over the decade from 2010 to 2019. DIAS’s work focuses on Astrophysics, Geophysics, Theoretical Physics and Celtic Studies. Over the past… Read More

PhD Studentship

Ph.D position in Space Physics Duration 4 years. Stipend: €18,500 per year, tax free A PhD position is available at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section. This position will be part… Read More

Vacancy – Senior Executive Officer: Strategy Implementation and Impact

An exciting opportunity to contribute to the future of Ireland’s only independent Institute for Advanced Studies is presented. The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is seeking an experienced executive to manage initiatives supporting the implementation of it’s… Read More