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Internationally acclaimed scientific integrity expert Elisabeth Bik to deliver DIAS Day Lecture

(14.06.2022) Scientific integrity expert and microbiologist Dr. Elisabeth Bik will deliver the annual Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies ‘DIAS Day Lecture’ on Wednesday, 22nd June at 6pm. The lecture will explore “The Dark Side of Science: Misconduct in… Read More

Earth Day 2022: DIAS Contributing to the sustainability of our world

In 2018, the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies made a commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in its strategy “Embedded globally, strength locally”. Under the strategic goal – International research collaboration benefitting Ireland and the… Read More

DIAS Cosmic Physics marks 75 years of ground-breaking discoveries about our planet and universe

From the first ever Irish experiment in space, to landmark insights on volcanoes, the School of Cosmic Physics at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) will continue to play a leading role in strengthening our understanding of… Read More

In a world first, Irish scientists observe cosmic explosion with unprecedented detail

(14.03.2022) For the first time in international science, researchers from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) have observed a cosmic explosion with unprecedented detail and witnessed particle acceleration outside our solar system. DIAS scientists, including: Dr. Jonathan… Read More

DIAS celebrates success of female researchers for International Women’s Day 2022

(08.03.2022) DIAS has a strong tradition of promoting women researchers and their work. The Institute is lucky to have some fantastic female scholars – both past and present – who have achieved remarkable success in their research areas…. Read More

Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Statement on Ukraine

(04.03.2022) The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies expresses its support for, and solidarity with, the Ukrainian people at this time. We deplore the aggressive act of the Russian Federation, the consequent loss of life, and the devastating damage… Read More

DIAS’s astrophotography competition returns for a second year

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) astrophotography competition ‘Reach for the Stars’ is back for its second year and is calling on people with an interest in photography and astronomy to submit their images. The competition, which… Read More

DIAS scientists part of team to work on world’s most powerful telescope

JWST

Update (14.03.2022): We are very proud that scientists from DIAS have played a key role in developing the ground-breaking James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), which launched on Christmas day 2021.DIAS is the only Irish research organisation involved in… Read More

Former Trinity Provost appointed as Chair of Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies Council

(10.12.2021) Dr. John Hegarty, former Provost and now Fellow Emeritus of Trinity College Dublin, has been appointed as the new Chair of the Council of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). The appointment will run from December… Read More

Marking 1500 anniversary of St. Colum Cille’s birth the first ever digitized version of the Cathach launched

Cathach

(07.12.2021) DIAS has launched the digitized version of the Cathach of St. Colum Cille to mark the 1500 anniversary of the birth of St Colum Cille, also known as St Columba (AD 521–597). He was a figure greatly… Read More