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DIAS announces line-up for Culture Night 2020

Light-speed talks from leading astrophysicists, a virtual tour of the world famous Dunsink Observatory, and delving into the geohazards of the modern world are among the programme of events being hosted by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies… Read More

DIAS helps art meet science at Galway 2020 and Ars Electronica Festival

A highlight of the September programme of Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture is the opening of a set of art shows under the umbrella of the Aerial/Sparks project. One of these shows is a collaboration between composer… Read More

2020-06-23, M7.4, Oaxaca, Mexico

At 15:29:05 (Universal Time) on the 23rd of June 2020, an earthquake of magnitude 7.4 struck in the Oaxaca region of Mexico. More detail can be found on the INSN website.

What DIAS means to me

We have had an incredibly unusual start to this year by all accounts and we have learned through practice our amazing ability to adapt. But even though we have been working from home over the course of this… Read More

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies celebrates 80 years of Discovery

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is marking its unique mission and rich legacy of ground-breaking discoveries with a week of on-line events culminating in DIAS Day on Friday, 19th June , which marks the 80th anniversary since… Read More

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 – Postponed – New Date TBC

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

EarthDay2020

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