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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

Peter Gallagher appointed Head of Astronomy and Astrophysics at DIAS

PRESS RELEASE Prof. Peter Gallagher has been appointed a Senior Professor and Head of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). Prior to taking up the role, Prof. Gallagher was Professor in Astrophysics at… 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