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13th July – DIAS medal awarded to German scientist

Professor Christian Spiering was awarded the 2017 O’Ceallaigh medal at the opening of the 35th International Cosmic Ray Conference in Busan, Korea, on Thursday 13th July.  The medal was  presented by Professor Luke Drury, Director of the School… Read More

31st Aug-1st Sept : School of Celtic Studies Symposium on New Approaches to Brittonic Historical Linguistics

Taking place from 31 August – 1 September 2017. Programme now available here

Mon 3rd July – Celtic Studies Summer School launched by Mary Mitchell-O’Connor, Minister of State at the Department of Education with special responsibility for Higher Education

International students flock to Ireland for Celtic Studies Summer School Fifty undergraduate and postgraduate students from all over the world will descend on Dublin this week for a Celtic Studies Summer School, run by the School of Celtic… Read More

Software Developer in Radio Astronomy

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is looking for a software developer to work within the Radio Interferometry Next Generation Software (RINGS) project. RINGS is part of the Horizon 2020 RadioNet initiative and is focused on delivering… Read More

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Star Formation

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering 2 postdoctoral fellowships to work in star formation with support from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC Advanced Grant project Ejection Accretion Structures in YSOs (EASY) aims to… Read More

Mon 26th June – Team of Astronomers led by DIAS Astronomer Use Alma to Make the Most Detailed Image of Another Star that has Ever Been Produced

An international team of astronomers have used ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array), the world’s largest radio telescope, to make the most detailed image of the surface of a star (other than our Sun) that has ever been created… Read More

Thursday 6th July: STP Seminar – “Quantum engineering using magnetic fields: Quantum Magnetomechanics”

Title: Quantum engineering using magnetic fields: Quantum Magnetomechanics Speaker: Jason Twamley (Macquarie University, Sydney) Abstract: Optomechanics – the control and manipulation of mesocopic objects towards the quantum regime, has attracted much attention. The use of light however, brings with it several… Read More

16 – 18 June 2017 : Solarfest 2017 at Dunsink Observatory

Solarfest will take place at Dunsink Observatory, Castleknock, Dublin 15 on the 16th, 17th and 18th of June. Organised by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS), Irish Federation of Astronomical Societies (IFAS), Meath Astronomy Group and the… Read More

Further Particulars on Senior Professor – Astronomy & Astrophysics

INTRODUCTION The position of Senior Professor and Head of Astronomy & Astrophysics will become vacant in the School of Cosmic Physics in June 2018 upon the retirement of Professor Luke Drury. The Governing Board of the School has… Read More

2017-06-02 – Agallamh le Blas ar BBC Raidió Uladh BBC Gaeilge T Blake interview

2nd of June 2017 – Interview for the BBC Radio Ulster – Thomas Blake, the Director of Observational Seismology at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies speaks about the strength of Irish earthquakes and their regularity. Listen to… Read More