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DIAS helps art meet science at Galway 2020 and Ars Electronica Festival

A highlight of the September programme of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture is the opening of a set of art shows under the umbrella of the Aerial/Sparks project. One of these shows is a collaboration between composer… Read More

DIAS Astrophysics Group Joins EuroHPC Academic Flagship Programme

On Friday 11th September, a DIAS Astrophysics research group led by Dr Jonathan Mackey (Royal Society – Science Foundation Ireland University Research Fellow) was announced as one of seven academic projects which will be supported by the new… Read More

Dr Haleh Karbala Ali awarded Best Oral Presentation at SEG 2020

DIAS post doctoral researcher Dr Haleh Karbala Ali was awarded “Best Oral Presentation” at the 2020 Society of Exploration Geophysicists Workshop on Underground Water and Karst Imaging which was held virtually August 28th. The extended abstract will be… Read More

World-renowned scientists to lead DIAS line-up for Dublin Festival of History

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, one of Ireland’s most distinguished scientists, and Professor Luke O’Neill, who has been a prominent commentator on public health and Covid-19, are headlining the programme of events being hosted by the Dublin Institute… Read More

DIAS statement in relation to Professor Hans-Benjamin Braun

Published on Sunday 6th September 2020 Professor Hans-Benjamin Braun is not now – nor has he ever been – an employee of DIAS. He has no contractual association with the Institute. Professor Braun is a former member of… Read More

DIAS Team Takes First Place in IBM’s Quantum Computer Hackathon

Starting on 18th August, teams from across Ireland went head-to-head in the IBM Qiskit Quantum Summer Jam Hackathon. The competition was open to the public, so naturally the 13 teams covered a diverse array of backgrounds, from universities… Read More

DIAS scientists make major discovery on the formation of new stars

An international team, led by scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), has directly observed for the first time how young stars are formed. Their findings have been published in the prestigious journal Nature this week…. Read More

Launching the #DIAS2020 Video

For eight decades, DIAS has been at the forefront of research and has continually explored the big questions of the 21st Century and beyond. DIAS has pushed the boundaries to explore and discover the unknown. Today, we continue… Read More

H.E.S.S. Collaboration detects gigantic particle accelerator spanning thousands of light years

A new paper by the H.E.S.S. collaboration, including DIAS scientists Prof. Felix Aharonian, Prof. Emeritus Luke Drury and Dr. Jonathan Mackey, is published in the journal Nature on 18th June 2020. Careful analysis of the H.E.S.S. observations showed… Read More

What DIAS means to me

We have had an incredibly unusual start to this year by all accounts and we have learned through practice our amazing ability to adapt. But even though we have been working from home over the course of this… Read More