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13th June 2018 : School of Theoretical Physics Statutory Public Lecture by Professor Terence Rudolph

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Professor Erwin Schrödinger’s ‘What is Life?’ Lecture Series.  Prof. Erwin Schrödinger, Nobel Prize-winner, was the Director of the School of Theoretical Physics at the DIAS from 1940-1956. To commemorate this anniversary,… Read More

13th June 2018 : Grandsons of Schrödinger and de Valera mark 75 years of ground-breaking science

The grandsons of two men who played a key role in Irish public life during the 20th Century met for the first time today (13.06.18) at an event in Dublin commemorating the life’s work of Nobel prize-winner and… Read More

May 2018 : DIAS led HERSK project field work in Iceland started recently

The field season of the DIAS led HERSK project started last week when Icelandic Met Office engineers transported seismic gear with skidoos onto Hekla volcano. The HEkla Real-time Seismic networK project is funded by the GSI shortcall program… Read More

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Schrödinger’s ‘What is Life?’ lectures

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Professor Erwin Schrödinger’s ‘What is Life?’ Lecture Series.  Prof. Erwin Schrödinger, Nobel Prize-winner, was the Director of the School of Theoretical Physics at the DIAS from 1940-1956. DIAS have launched a… Read More

19th – 29th June 2018 : DIAS Summer School in High-Energy Astrophysics 2018

The DIAS Summer School on High-Energy Astrophysics 2018 is the second summer school organised by the Centre for Astroparticle Physics and Astrophysics (CAPPA), part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), and is hosted by Dublin City… Read More

Thursday 3rd May: STP Seminar – “Black Holes, Stokes Flows & Transport at Strong Coupling”

Title: Black holes, Stokes flows and transport at strong coupling Speaker: Aristomenis Donos (U. Durham) Abstract: Certain strongly coupled materials, such as the cuprate superconductors exhibit fascinating, yet hard to explain transport properties. Holography provides a consistent framework to study the… Read More

2018-04-25 – Seminar by Dr. Jana H. Borner (Freiberg University of Mining and Technology)

25 April 2018 – Seminar When: 16:00 on Wednesday, 25th April 2018 Where: DIAS, Geophysics Section, 5 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, (library) Speaker: Dr. Jana H. Borner (Freiberg University of Mining and Technology) Title: Complex electrical conductivity of… Read More

Wednesday 18th April 2018 – DIAS scientists launch major Atlantic Ocean research project

Led by scientists from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), the iMarl project is centred around state-of-the-art ocean bottom seismometers, which will be located deep in the Atlantic Ocean  off the coast of Ireland. The seismometers will have… Read More

Thursday 19th April: STP Seminar – “Non-equilibrium Dynamics in Isolated Quantum Systems”

Title: Non-equilibrium Dynamics in Isolated Quantum Systems Speaker: Masud Haque (NUI Maynooth) Abstract: Quantum many-body physics has traditionally focused on equilibrium properties and low-energy excitations. However, in recent years, motivated by novel experimental possibilities, the study of quantum matter far from… Read More

Tuesday 10th April: STP Seminar – “Explorations in non equilibrium thermodynamics of quantum systems: work and heat statistics”

Title: Explorations in non equilibrium thermodynamics of quantum systems: work and heat statistics Speaker: John Goold (TCD) Abstract: This talk will be an overview of some research I have been doing in the field of non equilibrium thermodynamics of quantum systems… Read More