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Prof. Sergei Gukov hosts conference exploring relationship between computer science and mathematics

Line up of international experts includes Louis Kauffman mathematician, major contributor to the advancement of quantum topology (08.11.2022) A leading international physicist and the newly appointed senior Professor of Theoretical Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies… Read More

Samhain agus Science 2022 Line Up

From pagan astronomers to Medieval fantasy, DIAS reveals line-up for 2022 Samhain agus Science Festival Life on other planets, what the ancient pagan astronomers of Ireland taught us, and the food and fantasies of Medieval Ireland are just… Read More

Samhain agus Science 2022

Samhain agus Science, now in its 5th year, 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… Read More

Columbia-DIAS-Yale Initiative Update

Updated 09 November 2023: The Columbia-DIAS-Yale (CDY) Initiative is a series of seminars and meetings established by Columbia University (New York), Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (Dublin), and Yale University (New Haven). After a summer break the seminar… Read More

Inaugural lecture of Prof. Caitríona Jackman

On Thursday, September 8th 2022, we celebrated the inaugural lecture of Prof. Caitríona Jackman at DIAS Dunsink Observatory. We were honored to have government representatives, representatives from funding bodies including SFI and IRC, colleagues from universities across Ireland, … Read More

Five DIAS researchers secure SFI-IRC Pathways funding for their work

This morning (29.08.2022) Minister Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science announced an investment of €28.5 million across 53 research projects to support Ireland’s emerging research talent.  We are delighted that five of… Read More

Reach for the Stars Astrophotography Competition 2022 – Winners Revealed

The ‘Milky Way Arch over Pine Island’ and ‘A Fiery Rosette’ have been selected as the 2022 winning images in the Reach for the Stars astrophotography competition, run by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. Taking the first… Read More

Ireland’s first underground seismic station is installed at Mitchelstown Cave

(26.07.2022) Earthquakes around the world will now be detected from Mitchelstown Cave, Co. Tipperary, thanks to the installation of a new seismic station 60 metres underground by Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) Irish National Seismic Network (INSN)… Read More

Photo Gallery: An Taoiseach Micheál Martin visits DIAS 12 July 2022

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin visited DIAS on 12 July to launch Dr Michelle O’Riordan’s book “POETICS AND POLEMICS: reading seventeenth-century Irish political verse“. The launch took place during the DIAS School of Celtic Studies annual summer school in… Read More

First images from world’s largest space telescope livestreamed by DIAS in Dublin

Carina star and planet formation region as seen by the JWST

Irish developers mark historic moment for James Webb Space Telescope at special event (12.07.2022) The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has released the first full-colour images from the world’s largest space telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope,… Read More