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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

M0.9 earthquake offshore Antrim, 26th January 2020

On the 26th January 2020 at 22:27:19 GMT a M0.9 earthquake occurred offshore Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. For further details please see this post on the INSN homepage.

DIAS 2020 marks 80 years of discovery with programme of events

An address by former President of Ireland Mary Robinson; a fun-filled family day at DIAS Dunsink Observatory; and a lecture by the ‘father of quantum’, Chinese physicist Professor Jian-Wei Pan, are amongst the highlights of a year-long programme… Read More

Dr Duygu Kiyan has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Geophysics

The School of Cosmic Physics is delighted to announce that Dr Duygu Kiyan has been appointed a Schrödinger Fellow in Geophysics. Dr Kiyan’s research interests focus on natural-source electromagnetic techniques (i.e. magnetotellurics) in continental environments to understand thermal… Read More

DIAS scientists discover disappearance of large parts of tectonic plate beneath Africa

An international team led by scientists from the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has discovered that large portions of the tectonic plate, or lithosphere, beneath Africa have disappeared over the past 200 million years. Their findings have… Read More

Marking a decade of “internationally acclaimed scientific achievements”

DIAS Senior management

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) has released details of some of its most significant achievements over the decade from 2010 to 2019. DIAS’s work focuses on Astrophysics, Geophysics, Theoretical Physics and Celtic Studies. Over the past… Read More

DIAS receives funding for new ‘SALI’ Senior Professorship in Physics

DIAS is celebrating an excellent start to 2020, with receipt of funding for a new Senior Professorship in Physics. The announcement was made Friday 03 January by Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD. This… Read More

Three Earthquakes reported off the coast of Ireland

The Irish National Seismic Network (INSN) has recorded three separate Earthquake events this December off the coast of Ireland. The first was detected on the 15th December at 21:19:52 UTC, when a M2.5 earthquake occurred in the Irish… Read More

2019-12-20, M1.4, Irish Sea

On the 20th of December 2019 at 09:53:43 UTC, a M1.4 earthquake occurred in the Irish Sea. More detail is available from the Irish National Seismic Network.

2019-12-18, M1.6, Offshore Antrim

On the 18th of December 2019 at 20:22:14 local time, a M1.6 earthquake occurred offshore Antrim, Northern Ireland. More detail is available from the Irish National Seismic Network.