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International team led by DIAS researcher reveal the nature of high energy gamma-rays from superbubbles

The results of the work by an international scientific team led by Dr. Patrick Kavanagh from the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies has been published in the journal Astronomy and Astrophysics. The… Read More

New portrait of renowned scientist Sheila Tinney unveiled at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

A new portrait of the pioneering mathematical physicist Dr. Sheila Tinney was unveiled at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) today (15.01.19).  The son and daughters of the late Dr. Tinney – Hugh, Ethna   and Deirdre Tinney… Read More

DIAS launches ambitious strategy to establish Ireland as “home for intellectual leadership”

Exoplanets, solar storms, the transmission of quantum information,  Earth system change and the development of Celtic languages are amongst the “big questions of the 21st Century and beyond” that will be explored by the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

DIAS welcomes ESO membership as “hugely significant for future generations of Irish scientists”

European Southern Observatory.

– DIAS Professor Tom Ray appointed by Government to represent Ireland on the ESO Council – Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has hailed Ireland’s joining of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) as “hugely significant for future generations… Read More

DIAS scientists to explore farthest depths of the Atlantic Ocean


One of the boldest deep-ocean research projects ever to be undertaken in Europe was launched in Cobh, County Cork today (17.09.18). The SEA-SEIS project, led by Dr. Sergei Lebedev from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), will… Read More

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of Schrödinger’s ‘What is Life?’ lectures

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Professor Erwin Schrödinger’s ‘What is Life?’ Lecture Series.  Prof. Erwin Schrödinger, Nobel Prize-winner, was the Director of the School of Theoretical Physics at the DIAS from 1940-1956. DIAS have launched a… Read More