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October 2021

Samhain agus Science: Ní hAnsae: the story so far. Podcasting Ireland’s Celtic past

28th October 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Previous DIAS O'Donovan Scholar, Dr Nike Stam opens this years Samhain agus Science festival, describing the challenges of bringing Celtic Studies to new audiences. Dr Nike Stam, creator of the School of Celtic Studies Podcast, joins us to…

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Samhain agus Science: The Dark Side of the Universe

29th October 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

As part of our Samhain agus Science mini-festival and Dark Matter Day 2021, we present "The Dark Side of the Universe", a talk delivered by Prof. Katherine Freese. Prof. Freese will recount the ongoing search for understanding the…

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November 2021

Samhain agus Science – Things that go bump in the… Ocean

1st November 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online

Sound artist & composer David Stalling has collaborated with a team of seismologists at DIAS, led by Sergei Lebedev (now a DIAS Adjunct Professor, and at Cambridge University), since 2018. What has emerged is a new set of…

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Samhain agus Science: Sonnets for Samhain

2nd November 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Poet and Physicist Iggy McGovern will present a selection of poems from his most recent book: Making Waves, a sonnet sequence based on the life of Erwin Schrödinger. Joining Professor McGovern will be Dr. Ian Jubb, of DIAS,…

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Samhain agus Science: The Ins and Outs of Irish Words Through Time

2nd November 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online
SS- Words Through Time

The vocabulary of any language changes considerably over time. Although core words can remain relatively stable over the centuries, others are borrowed or invented, the meaning of some drifts in unexpected directions, many fall out of use and…

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Samhain agus Science: Hekla Volcano (Iceland) – a Gateway to Hell?

3rd November 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online

Our final day of Samhain agus Science events begins at 1pm, when Dr Martin Möllhoff of DIAS Geophysics will explain why Hekla is to this day frequently referred to as 'gateway to hell'. It's volcanic activity since the…

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Samhain agus Science: The Most Massive Black Holes in the Stellar Graveyard

3rd November 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online

Join us for our final talk of Samhain agus Science 2021 where Dr Erin Higgins looks at end of life black holes. The most massive stars in our Universe collapse to form black holes at the end of…

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Tionól 2021

26th November 2021 - 27th November 2021
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April 2022

Irish Platonisms Conference

April 28 - April 30
Burlington Road

The purpose of this conference is to survey the various forms that Platonism has taken in Ireland’s history (from the seventh century to the present) in a broad sense which includes the development of Platonic ideas implicit in…

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June 2022

DIAS Day Lecture 2022: The Dark Side of Science: Misconduct in Research

June 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online,

DIAS is delighted to welcome the award-winning Science Integrity consultant Dr. Elisabeth Bik to present our 2022 DIAS Day Lecture. The Dark Side of Science: Misconduct in Research Science builds upon science. Even after peer-review and publication, science…

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