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Newsletter: From Astrophotography to Volcanoes and everything in-between Newsletter: With History, Culture & Samhain events we’ve been busy Newsletter: Even in light of restrictions our work continues

DIAS scientists’ part of research team to record first ever detailed description of a volcanic eruption from Sierra Negra

A volcanic eruption in the Galápagos Islands has given scientists a fresh insight into how volcanoes behave and provided vital information that will help to predict future hazards on the islands. Irish scientists, based at Dublin Institute for… Read More

DIAS end-of-year statement highlights creativity of researchers during Covid-19 pandemic

The creative ways researchers adapted to life during Covid-19 are being highlighted by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) in an end-of-year statement today. From theoretical physicists solving equations on outdoor blackboards to astronomers building telescopes in… Read More

‘Reach for the Stars’ – DIAS’s Astrophotography Competition

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies is running the inaugural ‘Reach for the Stars’ astrophotography competition in 2021. Launched in December 2020, the competition called for the best astro-photographs taken in Ireland over the period 1st January 2020 to 31st… Read More

Research Leaders Appointed to Council and School Governing Boards of Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

Appointment of Chair to Council of DIAS Dr. Peter Heffernan, former CEO of Marine Institute Ireland, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Council of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). The appointment will run… Read More

DIAS scientist amongst leaders of Ariel mission to explore distant exoplanets

Irish scientist Tom Ray – based at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) – is one of the leaders of the Ariel mission that has been adopted by the European Space Agency (ESA) this week to explore… Read More

Marsquakes! – Statutory Public Lecture- 19 November 2020

DIAS’ School of Cosmic Physics is pleased to present their Statutory Public Lecture for 2020, delivered by Dr John Clinton of ETH Zürich. NASA’s InSight Mission landed on Mars in November 2018. Weeks later, a robot arm on… Read More

Samhain agus Science 2020

Samhain agus Science is an annual initiative of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies taking place each year during Halloween. From spooky science to the mysteries of the Celtic festival of Samhain, DIAS scholars from the Schools of… Read More

DIAS & The Dublin Tech Summit

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is delighted to take part in the 2020 Dublin Tech Summit as a partner in the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium (DRIC) and welcomes opportunities to discuss industry collaborations and knowledge transfer. DIAS… Read More

DIAS announces line-up for Culture Night 2020

Light-speed talks from leading astrophysicists, a virtual tour of the world famous Dunsink Observatory, and delving into the geohazards of the modern world are among the programme of events being hosted by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies… Read More