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Irish scientists discover why Ireland has fewer earthquakes than Britain

Earthquake traces

(08.06.2023) A team of researchers from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) and the University of Cambridge has discovered that variations in the thickness of tectonic plates relate directly to the distribution and risk of earthquakes in… Read More

Taoiseach launches strategic North-South astronomy partnership

A new collaboration between three historic observatories on the island of Ireland was officially launched at a reception attended by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, held at the House of Lords, Bank of Ireland College Green on Friday,… Read More

Two oldest Institutes for Advanced Studies in the world come together for Dublin event

The two first institutes for advanced studies ever established in the world – the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) and Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton (IAS) – co-hosted a conference in Dublin in late April, attracting theoretical… Read More

IAS-DIAS Conference Series – “The Amplituhedron at 10”: Hidden Mathematical Structures of the Amplituhedron – 24-28 April 2023

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Preparing for lift-off: DIAS scientists contribute to ESA mission to explore Jupiter and its moons

UPDATE 14.04.2023 The mission launch was postponed on Thursday 13 April due to weather conditions but successfully launched from Kourou at lunchtime today. (11.04.2023) A team of three researchers from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) have… Read More

DIAS to host IMPROVE Summer School in Carlingford Co. Louth 14th-20th May.

Registration is open for prospective PhD and early stage post docs for IMPROVE Summer School. The school will focus on geophysical data inversion and numerical forward modelling which are key elements in the study of volcanoes. Physics based… Read More

Calling all stargazers: DIAS launches astrophotography competition for 2023

‘Reach for the Stars’, the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) astrophotography competition, has returned for the third year running and is calling on Ireland’s budding astro-photographers to submit their images. The competition, which opened for entries today… Read More

Spring controversy, storm names and other Irish weather insights explored by Evelyn Cusack at special Imbolc event

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies hosted a special talk by Met Éireann forecaster, Evelyn Cusack, to mark the first day of spring or ‘Imbolc’ on Wednesday, 1st February, 7pm – 8pm, at DIAS, Burlington Road. The talk… Read More

DIAS reflects on significant milestones of 2022

Ground-breaking images of space, unlocking the secrets of 7th century Ireland, and the country’s first underground seismic station The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is reflecting on a successful year for the organisation, which included a number… Read More

Unlocking the secrets of 7th century Ireland with new Irish Script on Screen website

The DIAS School of Celtic Studies will launch their newly revamped Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) website during a live demo this evening (17.11.22) at 5.30pm. The new website will make hundreds of Irish manuscripts dating as far… Read More