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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

DIAS receives funding for new ‘SALI’ Senior Professorship in Physics

DIAS is celebrating an excellent start to 2020, with receipt of funding for a new Senior Professorship in Physics. The announcement was made Friday 03 January by Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD. This… Read More

Dr. Chantal Kobel appointed a Bergin Fellow at the School of Celtic Studies

The School of Celtic Studies at DIAS is delighted to announce that Dr. Chantal Kobel has been appointed a Bergin Fellow.  The name of the Fellowship honours Professor Osborn J. Bergin, first Director of the School of Celtic… Read More

Dr Eoin Carley appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Solar Physics

DIAS Astrophysics are delighted to announce that Dr Eoin Carley has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Solar Physics. Dr Carley is an expert in using radio observations of the Sun to uncover the fundamental plasma physics of particle acceleration in… Read More

DIAS scientists play central role in detection of highest-energy gamma-ray

Image credit: The large 28-metre central HESS telescope and two of the four smaller telescopes (Credit: MPIK / Christian Föhr) Scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) have played a key role in observing the highest-energy… Read More

DIAS researcher makes significant discovery on formation of new planets

A Dublin-based researcher is amongst a team of astronomers who have made a significant discovery on how new planets are formed. Rebeca García López, a researcher at the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

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

Important 17th century Irish manuscripts from Leuven, Belgium, now available on ISOS

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On the evening of Wednesday 18 September, online access to the Leuven Irish Manuscripts was launched at the Royal Irish Academy, at an event hosted by the General Representation of the Government of Flanders and the Belgian Embassy…. Read More