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DIAS scientists’ part of research team to record first ever detailed description of a volcanic eruption from Sierra Negra

A volcanic eruption in the Galápagos Islands has given scientists a fresh insight into how volcanoes behave and provided vital information that will help to predict future hazards on the islands. Irish scientists, based at Dublin Institute for… Read More

Imbolc & the first day of Spring

Inspired by St Brigid’s Day and the Celtic festival of Imbolc, which traditionally mark the beginning of spring in Ireland, DIAS will be profiling some inspiring female researchers from its disciplines in the lead-up to International Women’s Day… Read More

‘Reach for the Stars’ – DIAS’s Astrophotography Competition

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies is delighted to invite entries for the inaugural ‘Reach for the Stars’ astrophotography competition. We are looking for the best astro-photographs taken in Ireland over the period 1st January 2020 to 31st… Read More

DIAS scientist amongst leaders of Ariel mission to explore distant exoplanets

Irish scientist Tom Ray – based at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) – is one of the leaders of the Ariel mission that has been adopted by the European Space Agency (ESA) this week to explore… Read More

Launching the #DIAS2020 Video

For eight decades, DIAS has been at the forefront of research and has continually explored the big questions of the 21st Century and beyond. DIAS has pushed the boundaries to explore and discover the unknown. Today, we continue… 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 seismologists detect change in “human-made seismic noise”

Further information can be accessed on the INSN homepage PRESS RELEASE Wednesday 8th April 2020 DIAS seismologists detect change in “human-made seismic noise” across Ireland due to Covid-19 lockdown Data from Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies illustrates the… 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