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Five DIAS researchers secure SFI-IRC Pathways funding for their work

Clockwise from top left: Dr Florian le Pape (DIAS Geophysics), Dr Donna Rodgers-Lee (DIAS Astronomy & Astrophysics), Dr Patrick Kavanagh (DIAS Astronomy & Astrophysics), Dr Silvia Nagy (DIAS School of Theoretical Physics) and Dr Venus Keus (DIAS School of Theoretical Physics)

This morning (29.08.2022) Minister Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science announced an investment of €28.5 million across 53 research projects to support Ireland’s emerging research talent. 

We are delighted that five of our next generation researchers at DIAS have had their projects funded under this programme:

AwardeeProposal Title
Dr Florian le PapeSeismo-acoustic sensing of the changing North Atlantic Ocean and climate
Dr Donna Rodgers-LeeEnergetic particles: from embedded to exposed exoplanets
Dr Patrick KavanaghProbing the evolution of cosmic dust in the iconic supernova SN1987A and extragalactic young stellar objects with the James Webb Space Telescope
Dr Silvia NagyA complete double copy dictionary and its applications
Dr Venus KeusMOREHIGGS: Measuring Observables to Refine Extensions of the HIGGs Sector

The projects are funded through the SFI-IRC Pathway programme, a new collaborative initiative between Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the Irish Research Council (IRC) to support early career research across all disciplines and to encourage interdisciplinary approaches. Full information can be found here.