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DIAS scientists collect unique data from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean

Unique ocean-bottom recordings of North Atlantic earthquakes and the songs of great baleen whales offshore Ireland have been obtained thanks to one of the boldest deep-ocean research projects ever undertaken in Europe. The SEA-SEIS project, led by scientists… Read More

DIAS Research Forum 2020 – Friday 8 May, 12 – 5pm

An online inter-disciplinary research forum has been scheduled for Friday 8 May 2020, 12-5pm @ dias.ie/drf2020/live. Although this year’s forum will be a virtual one, it remains an opportunity for post-doctoral scholars and PhD students to share their… Read More

DIAS has two Academic Vacancies

DIAS currently has two career opportunities for Senior Professors. Full details on each post can be seen at the links below. (1) Senior Professor – School of Theoretical Physics: https://www.dias.ie/2019/12/16/vacancy-senior-professor-school-of-theoretical-physics/ (2) SALI Senior Professor in Physics (Astrophysics, Geophysics… Read More

DIAS scientists to retrieve valuable seismometers and unique data from bottom of Atlantic Ocean

New insights into earthquakes off the Irish coast, the potential for enhanced tsunami warning systems, and the migration patterns of North Atlantic whales are among the topics on which key information will be obtained in the coming weeks,… Read More

DIAS highlights Ireland’s contribution to study of Earth Systems to mark 50th anniversary of Earth Day today


PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 22nd April 2020 DIAS highlights Ireland’s contribution to study of Earth Systems to mark 50th anniversary of Earth Day today – Archives show DIAS scientists drawing public attention to global warming as far back as… Read More

DIAS seismologists detect change in “human-made seismic noise”

Further information can be accessed on the INSN homepage PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 8th April 2020 DIAS seismologists detect change in “human-made seismic noise” across Ireland due to Covid-19 lockdown Data from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies illustrates the… 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

SALI Senior Professor in Physics (Astrophysics, Geophysics or Theoretical Physics) – Closing date extended to 19 June 2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a new post of Senior Professor in Physics (astrophysics, geophysics or theoretical physics) under the Senior Academic Leadership Initiative (SALI). Applications are sought in line with the requirements set out… 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

M0.9 earthquake offshore Antrim, 26th January 2020

On the 26th January 2020 at 22:27:19 GMT a M0.9 earthquake occurred offshore Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. For further details please see this post on the INSN homepage.