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2017-4-10 – Seminar by Prof. Tarje Nissen-Meyer

10 April 2017 – Seminar When: 16:00 on Monday, 10th April 2017 Where: DIAS, Geophysics Section, 5 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, (library) Speaker: Prof. Tarje Nissen-Meyer Title: Occam or not? On the interaction of waves with structure.

2017-4-5 – Seminar by Prof. Heiner Igel

5 April 2017 – Seminar When: 16:00 on Wednesday, 5th April 2017 Where: DIAS, Geophysics Section, 5 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, (library) Speaker: Prof. Heiner Igel (Ludwig-Maximilians-University München, Germany) Title: Earth’s Rock and Roll: Rotational Motions in Seismology.

Monday 27th March: STP Seminar – “Yang-Baxter sigma-models, conformal twists & noncommutative Yang-Mills”

Title: Yang-Baxter sigma-models, conformal twists & noncommutative Yang-Mills Speaker: Eoin Ó Colgáin (University of Surrey) Abstract: The Yang-Baxter σ-model is a systematic way to generate integrable deformations of AdS5×S5. We recast the deformations as seen by open strings, where the… Read More

New insights into how continuous seismic signals announce an eruption

In the recently published Nature Geoscience paper a diverse group of scientists based at DIAS and other research institutes in Ireland and Iceland developed a new understanding of seismic signals prior to an eruption. The focus of the… Read More

Nicolas Luca Celli Wins Best Student Talk Prize

At the 2017 Irish Geological Research Meeting (IGRM) that took place at Trinity College Dublin on March 4-6, the prize for the best talk by a student was awarded to Nicolas Luca Celli, DIAS Geophysics. Nicolas spoke on… Read More

Tuesday 14th March: STP Seminar – “Gaussian free fields at the integer quantum Hall plateau transition”

Title: Gaussian free fields at the integer quantum Hall plateau transition. Speaker: Roberto Bondesan (Oxford). Abstract: The transition between Hall conductance plateaus of the integer quantum Hall effect stands out as a possible paradigm for quantum phase transitions of Anderson-localization… Read More

Unveiling How the Sun’s Corona is Heated

A team of astronomers involving Armagh Observatory and Planetarium (AOP) and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) may have solved a long standing problem in solar astrophysics: why does the Sun’s outer tenuous atmosphere (known as the… Read More

Librarian/School Administrator vacancy

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for this permanent wholetime post in the School of Theoretical Physics.  The person appointed will be responsible, under the direction of the School Director, for the overall management of the Library… Read More

Wednesday 22nd February: DIAS General Interest Seminar – ‘Recent Trends in the Philosophy of Science’

Title: Recent Trends in the Philosophy of Science Speaker: Dr Finnur Dellsén (University College Dublin) Abstract: Many working scientists are familiar with Karl Popper’s vision of science as the concerted effort to falsify extent theories and replace them with new… Read More

School of Celtic Studies : Dindṡenchas Érenn conference Friday 31st March & Saturday 1st April

The Dindṡenchas Érenn conference will now take place on Friday 31st March and Saturday 1st April, a week later than previously advertised. Programme and Registration details are available here.