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New portrait of renowned scientist Sheila Tinney unveiled at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

A new portrait of the pioneering mathematical physicist Dr. Sheila Tinney was unveiled at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) today (15.01.19).  The son and daughters of the late Dr. Tinney – Hugh, Ethna   and Deirdre Tinney… Read More

Irish National Seismic Network to be upgraded

Geological Survey Ireland and Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies are to invest €1.5m to expand and upgrade the Irish National Seismic Network. New funding will result in more stations, greater coverage and more accurate recording of earthquakes in… Read More

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

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

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

M6.6 Hokkaido Japan earthquake, 5th September 2018

An earthquake with magnitude 6.6 occurred in Hokkaido, Japan on the 5th September 2018 at 18:08:00 UTC. For more details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

Anders Ahlqvist (1945-2018)

Is oth linn a chur in iúl gur cailleadh gan choinne an tOllamh Anders Ahlqvist, Cathaoirleach Bhord Rialúcháin Scoil an Léinn Cheiltigh inné. Comhbhrón ó chroí uainn dá bhean, dá mhac agus dá mhuintir. We regret to announce… Read More