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Exploring the dark side of science and Celtic heritage: Line-up for DIAS Samhain agus Science festival announced

Discovering the dark side of our universe, the ins and outs of Irish words through time and finding mysterious missing black holes are just some of the talks taking place as part of this year’s Samhain agus Science… Read More

Samhain agus Science 2021

Samhain agus Science is an annual initiative of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies taking place each year during Halloween. From spooky science to the mysteries of the Celtic festival of Samhain, DIAS scholars from the Schools of… Read More

DIAS announces line-up for Culture Night 2021

A virtual tour of the world-renowned Dunsink observatory, exploring how Irish scientists monitor worldwide earthquakes and short talks showcasing the hidden treasures of Celtic literature are among the programme of events being hosted by the Dublin Institute for… Read More

Sounds of the Earth: New DIAS musical compositions shed light on noises of the Earth

Conversations of great whales, sounds of ships passing, and bursts of vibrations caused by earthquakes are just some of the sounds that listeners can experience in new musical compositions launched today (08.06.21) by the Dublin Institute for Advanced… Read More

Expedition Sails to Resolve Cause of Past Climate Change

International expedition PORO-CLIM led by Steve Jones sails to the Atlantic from 6th to 30th May on board the R.V. Celtic Explorer. PORO-CLIM is looking at how Earth’s deep interior has affected global climate in the geological past…. Read More

DIAS scientists explore the vibrations of the deep ocean

The deep ocean remains one of the final frontiers of the unknown on our planet. New research by scientists at DIAS published today in Nature Communications reveals how interactions between the coupling of the deep ocean and land… Read More

DIAS Summer Studentships 2021

DIAS SUMMER STUDENTSHIPS 2021 The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) conducts advanced studies exploring big questions of the 21st century and beyond. Its research gains insights into Celtic society and its legacy; progresses our understanding of our… Read More

DIAS Updates

Newsletter: From Astrophotography to Volcanoes and everything in-between Newsletter: With History, Culture & Samhain events we’ve been busy Newsletter: Even in light of restrictions our work continues

SPIN Project

SPIN ESR 4.1: [Ground motion and unrest triggering on volcanoes] Host institution: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland Supervisors: main supervisor: Chris Bean, Dublin Insititute for Advacned Studies (DIAS) co-supervisor: Andrew Bell, University of Edinburgh Application deadline: 31.3.2021… Read More

DIAS scientists’ part of research team to record first ever detailed description of a volcanic eruption from Sierra Negra

A volcanic eruption in the Galápagos Islands has given scientists a fresh insight into how volcanoes behave and provided vital information that will help to predict future hazards on the islands. Irish scientists, based at Dublin Institute for… Read More