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Capturing the night sky: DIAS Reach for the Stars 2023 Results

‘M51 – A Galactic Dance’ and ‘Ghost Ship’ have been selected as the 2023 winning images in the ‘Reach for the Stars’ astrophotography competition, run by the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. Taking the first prize in the… Read More

Irish space scientists develop new project using AI to forecast space weather

Space scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) have developed a new project, using artificial intelligence, which will allow them to give faster and more accurate warnings about powerful explosions on the Sun, known as solar… Read More

Irish scientists discover why Ireland has fewer earthquakes than Britain

Earthquake traces

(08.06.2023) A team of researchers from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) and the University of Cambridge has discovered that variations in the thickness of tectonic plates relate directly to the distribution and risk of earthquakes in… Read More

DIAS Astronomy & Astrophysics Summer Studentships – close date is 2023-06-16

As part of the DIAS Summer Studentships programme, DIAS Astrophysics is delighted to offer two Summer Studentships to work in the Solar Physics and Space Weather Research Group on the development of our ionospheric detectors (https://www.dunsink.dias.ie/supersid/). DIAS Astrophysics… Read More

Taoiseach launches strategic North-South astronomy partnership

A new collaboration between three historic observatories on the island of Ireland was officially launched at a reception attended by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, held at the House of Lords, Bank of Ireland College Green on Friday,… Read More

Two oldest Institutes for Advanced Studies in the world come together for Dublin event

The two first institutes for advanced studies ever established in the world – the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) and Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton (IAS) – co-hosted a conference in Dublin in late April, attracting theoretical… Read More

Poisson Gauge Theory

Speaker: Patrizia Vitale (University of Naples Federico II)
Time: Thursday 20 April 2023, 2:30pm

IAS-DIAS Conference Series – “The Amplituhedron at 10”: Hidden Mathematical Structures of the Amplituhedron – 24-28 April 2023

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Preparing for lift-off: DIAS scientists contribute to ESA mission to explore Jupiter and its moons

UPDATE 14.04.2023 The mission launch was postponed on Thursday 13 April due to weather conditions but successfully launched from Kourou at lunchtime today. (11.04.2023) A team of three researchers from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) have… Read More

DIAS Research Fellowship in Astronomical Instrumentation

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) is offering a Research Fellowship to work on the independent development of astronomical instrumentation. Opportunities exist to participate in European Space Agency (ESA) projects, e.g., the Ariel Mission, European Southern Observatory… Read More