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Thursday 30th November: STP Seminar – “Commuting Matrices, MacDonald Identities & Supersymmetric Gauge Theory”

Title: Commuting Matrices, MacDonald Identities & Supersymmetric Gauge Theory Speaker: Giovanni Felder (ETH Zurich) Abstract: I will introduce the notion of representation homology, following Berest, Khatchatrian and Ramadoss, and discuss some examples, applications and open problems about pairs of commuting… Read More

CQG+ ‘Insight’ Article – A Kind Of Magic by Leron Borsten & Alessio Marrani

This paper was published in CQG+ – the companion blog to Classical and Quantum Gravity (CQG). A Kind Of Magic The road from Dunsink to the exceptional symmetries of M-theory By Leron Borsten and Alessio Marrani  Our journey starts in the fall… Read More

Thursday 7th December: STP Seminar – “Quantum Aspects of Black Hole and Fuzzy Sphere in String Theory”

Title: Quantum Aspects of Black Hole and Fuzzy Sphere in String Theory Speaker: Yoshifumi Hyakutake (Ibaraki University, Japan) Abstract: One of important directions in superstring theory is to reveal quantum nature of black hole. In this talk we embed Schwarzschild… Read More

Thursday 2nd November: STP Seminar – “Top Mass from Asymptotic Safety”

Title: Top Mass from Asymptotic Safety Speaker: Astrid Eichhorn (University of Heidelberg) Abstract: I will introduce the key ideas underlying the asymptotic safety scenario, which is mainly explored as a model of quantum gravity and will review its current status. I… Read More

Thursday 26th October: STP Seminar – “Towards understanding the endpoint of the superradiant instability: Kerr black holes with synchronised hair”

Title: Towards understanding the endpoint of the superradiant instability: Kerr black holes with synchronised hair Speaker: Eugen Radu (Aveiro University) Abstract: A 50 year-old lingering question in black hole (BH) physics is the endpoint of the Kerr BH superradiant instability, triggered… Read More

Hallowe’en Night 2017 – Tuesday 31st October, 18:30-20:00 : Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Matter)

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (Matter) Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) will hold a special event this Hallow’en Night exploring the spooky dark matter that surrounds us. Tuesday 31st October has been designated as International Dark… Read More

15th December – School of Theoretical Physics Statutory Public Lecture 2017

**Advance booking is required here** Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies – School of Theoretical Physics Statutory Public Lecture 2017 Friday 15th December 2017 at 6.00 p.m. The Physics and Astrophysics of Merging Neutron-Star Binaries By: Prof. Dr. Luciano… Read More

Dunsink Observatory Public Open Night – Maths Week 2017

Speaker: Dr Samuel Kováčik, Government of Ireland Post-Doctoral Fellow funded by the Irish Research Council and based in the School of Theoretical Physics, DIAS. Title of Talk: Sir Hamilton and the story of making things up   (Sir William… Read More

STP Vacancy – Junior Post-doctoral Scholarship(s)

The School of Theoretical Physics of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies invites applications for one or possibly two junior post-doctoral scholarships in theoretical physics. Applicants are welcome from all fields of theoretical and mathematical physics; however, preference… Read More

2017-08 – Resolution of singularities and geometric proofs of the Lojasiewicz inequalities

DIAS-STP-17-08 Resolution of singularities and geometric proofs of the Lojasiewicz inequalities P. Feehan This preprint is available on Arxiv.org This preprint is available for download : Portable Document Form Details provided: Date of publication : 31/08/17 To obtain… Read More