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29 May 2013 – Earthquake off Welsh Coast, felt in Ireland

On 29th May, 2013 at 03:16:27.8 UTC an earthquake Mag ML3.8 occurred in the Irish Sea, off the Welsh Coast, location 52.879N, 4.764W and depth 11 Km.  The Irish National Seismic Stations recorded the event. There has been… Read More

School of Theoretical Physics – Statutory Public Lecture 2013

Professor Stanislav Smirnov, Université de Genève & St. Petersburg State University The Ising Model of a Ferromagnet from 1920 to date.   Monday 17 June @ 7:00pm, Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, TCD.    

Ogham in 3D Launch – School of Celtic Studies

May 2013 – Ogham in 3D Launch, School of Celtic Studies The Ogham in 3D project website was launched by Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, on Wednesday 8th May at the Dublin Institute… Read More

Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock T.D. visits DIAS

March 2013 – Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock T.D. visits DIAS Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock T.D., visited DIAS on 12 March 2013. Following general discussions with senior research staff, Minister Sherlock viewed presentations… Read More

Professor Werner Nahm awarded the 2013 Max Planck Medal

March 2013 –  Professor Werner Nahm awarded the 2013 Max Planck Medal We are pleased to announce that Professor Werner Nahm, Director of the School of Theoretical Physics, has been awarded the Max Planck Medal for Theoretical Physics,… Read More

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013

Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 More than 130 academic institutions & scholarly societies have joined in a major world‐wide initiative: Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013. This year-long effort will highlight the contributions made by mathematics in the study… Read More

Irish Seismometers Record North Korea Nuclear Test

In the early hours of Tuesday 12 February, the Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) which is maintained by DIAS, recorded an unusual seismic event in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The DPRK claimed that it had… Read More

2013-06-24 – Seminar: Marion Jegen

24 June 2013 – Seminar: SEG‘s 2013  Honorary Lecturer for Europe When: 5pm on Monday, 24 June 2013 Where: DIAS, Geophysics Section, 5 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, (library) Speaker: Marion Jegen (Geomar/Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany)Title:… Read More

Joint Inversion – The Way Forward to a Comprehensive Earth Model

Joint Inversion – The Way Forward to a Comprehensive Earth Model   A seminar by SEG’s 2013 Honorary Lecturer for Europe, Dr Marion Jegen (Geomar/Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany) will be held in No. 5 Merrion… Read More

January 2013 – Senior Professor Alan G Jones awarded SFI Investigator Project grant for 4 years

Senior Professor Alan G Jones, Head of the Geophysics Section in the School of Cosmic Physics, has been awarded a Science Foundation Ireland Investigators Programme 2012 Investigator Project grant for four years to study the feasibility of carbon… Read More