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Synge Week: 23-30 March

About J.L.Synge In 1897, John Lighton Synge was born on 23 March. He spent 47 years with DIAS, initially as a Senior Professor from 1948-1972, and Emeritus Professor until his passing on the 30 March 1995.  J.L. Synge… Read More

UPDATE MARCH 24TH : Buildings Closure Notice

To protect the welfare of students, scholars and staff at DIAS and in the public interest, DIAS is implementing full ‘working from home’ for all its team as of 6pm Friday March 20th. This is effective until opening… Read More

International Women’s Day & DIAS

As part of our DIAS 2020 programme we wanted to present some of our most talented female researchers in a unique way for International Women’s Day. It was important that we show the humans behind the research. And… Read More

Dr Caitriona Jackman, receives SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award

Honorary Professor Caitriona Jackman, of DIAS Astronomy and Astrophysics has been awarded €1.3m‬ via the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, in Dublin today. The SFI President of… Read More

A major research project on geothermal energy has started at DIAS & UCC

A new project, DIG (De-risking Ireland’s Geothermal energy potential), has received €775,606 from Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and Geological Survey Ireland under the SEAI Research, Development & Demonstration Funding Programme 2019. Scientists from DIAS/iCRAG (Brian O’Reilly,… Read More

DIAS & the ESA Solar Orbiter

Strong Irish links to the Solar Orbiter launch at Cape Canaveral Scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) attended the launch of the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral… Read More

DIAS 2020 marks 80 years of discovery with programme of events

An address by former President of Ireland Mary Robinson; a fun-filled family day at DIAS Dunsink Observatory; and a lecture by the ‘father of quantum’, Chinese physicist Professor Jian-Wei Pan, are amongst the highlights of a year-long programme… Read More

Dr Duygu Kiyan has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Geophysics

The School of Cosmic Physics is delighted to announce that Dr Duygu Kiyan has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Geophysics. Dr Kiyan’s research interests focus on natural-source electromagnetic techniques (i.e. magnetotellurics) in continental environments to understand thermal… Read More

DIAS scientists discover disappearance of large parts of tectonic plate beneath Africa

An international team led by scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has discovered that large portions of the tectonic plate, or lithosphere, beneath Africa have disappeared over the past 200 million years. Their findings have… Read More

Marking a decade of “internationally acclaimed scientific achievements”

DIAS Senior management

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has released details of some of its most significant achievements over the decade from 2010 to 2019. DIAS’s work focuses on Astrophysics, Geophysics, Theoretical Physics and Celtic Studies. Over the past… Read More