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2020-03-25, 14:00: Alison B Lowndes (NVIDIA)

Alison B Lowndes Artificial Intelligence DevRel, NVIDIA Fuelling the Artificial Intelligence Revolution with Gaming Abstract: Artificial Intelligence is impacting all areas of society, from healthcare and transportation to smart cities and energy. AI won’t be an industry, it will be… Read More

2020-03-18, 15:00: Dr. A. Scholz (University of St. Andrews)

Dr. Aleks Scholz University of St. Andrews, UK The Formation of Hostile Worlds Abstract : In this talk I will discuss the formation and early evolution of brown dwarfs and their planetary systems. Brown dwarfs are very low… Read More

International Women’s Day & DIAS

As part of our DIAS 2020 programme we wanted to present some of our most talented female researchers in a unique way for International Women’s Day. It was important that we show the humans behind the research. And… Read More

Dr Caitriona Jackman, receives SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award

Honorary Professor Caitriona Jackman, of DIAS Astronomy and Astrophysics has been awarded €1.3m‬ via the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, in Dublin today. The SFI President of… Read More

DIAS & the ESA Solar Orbiter

Strong Irish links to the Solar Orbiter launch at Cape Canaveral Scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) attended the launch of the European Space Agency’s Solar Orbiter spacecraft from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral… Read More

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detectors

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering 2 postdoctoral fellowship to work on the development of optical/near infrared microwave kinetic inductance detectors (MKIDs) for use in astronomy.  The project is funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)… Read More

Lindsay PhD Scholarship

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies/Armagh Observatory & Planetarium The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) and Armagh Observatory & Planetarium (AOP) invite applicants for the Lindsay PhD Scholarship, named after Eric M Lindsay, seventh Director of Armagh Observatory…. Read More

SCP Statutory Public Lecture: February 10, 2020 – Professor Heino Falcke

Speaker : Professor Heino Falcke, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands Title : The First Image of a Black Hole Abstract: One of the most bizarre, but perhaps also most fundamental predictions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity are black holes. They… Read More

DIAS 2020 marks 80 years of discovery with programme of events

An address by former President of Ireland Mary Robinson; a fun-filled family day at DIAS Dunsink Observatory; and a lecture by the ‘father of quantum’, Chinese physicist Professor Jian-Wei Pan, are amongst the highlights of a year-long programme… Read More

DIAS astrophysicist confirms theory on how massive stars are formed

In our galaxy exists billions of massive stars. Despite their short and turbulent existence, protostars play a significant role in astrophysics. For example, they forge metals and heavier chemical elements, which will be released into space at the… Read More