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DIAS astrophysicist confirms theory on how massive stars are formed

In our galaxy exists billions of massive stars. Despite their short and turbulent existence, protostars play a significant role in astrophysics. For example, they forge metals and heavier chemical elements, which will be released into space at the… 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

PhD Studentship

Ph.D position in Space Physics Duration 4 years. Stipend: €18,500 per year, tax free A PhD position is available at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section. This position will be part… Read More

Vacancy – Senior Executive Officer: Strategy Implementation and Impact

An exciting opportunity to contribute to the future of Ireland’s only independent Institute for Advanced Studies is presented. The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is seeking an experienced executive to manage initiatives supporting the implementation of it’s… Read More

Vacancy – Post Doctoral position in Space Physics

A Postdoctoral research position is available at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section as part of a new Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)-funded Space Science team led by Dr. Caitriona Jackman. The… Read More

DIAS receives funding for new ‘SALI’ Senior Professorship in Physics

DIAS is celebrating an excellent start to 2020, with receipt of funding for a new Senior Professorship in Physics. The announcement was made Friday 03 January by Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD. This… Read More

Dr. Chantal Kobel appointed a Bergin Fellow at the School of Celtic Studies

The School of Celtic Studies at DIAS is delighted to announce that Dr. Chantal Kobel has been appointed a Bergin Fellow.  The name of the Fellowship honours Professor Osborn J. Bergin, first Director of the School of Celtic… Read More

Postdoctoral Position in the area of Space Physics

A Postdoctoral research position is available at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) in the Astronomy and Astrophysics Section as part of a new Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)-funded Space Science team led by Dr. Caitriona Jackman. The… Read More