STRONG MONAGHAN LINKS HIGHLIGHTED BY DUBLIN INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES

19 June 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Strong links between Monaghan and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) are being highlighted this month as part of DIAS 2020, a year-long programme of activities marking the 80th anniversary of the establishment of DIAS. When it was founded by Éamon de Valera in 1940, DIAS was only the second institute for advanced studies in the world (after the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton in the USA) – and the first such institute in Europe.

Over the past eight decades, DIAS has conducted groundbreaking research and attracted renowned academics from all over the world in its core disciplines of Celtic Studies, Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics and Geophysics.

The Institute has pioneered space research in Ireland; revealed hitherto unknown facts about Celtic society and its legacy; and contributed to greater global understanding of the underpinning mathematical principles of nature. Ireland Array, a DIAS project investigating Ireland’s geological evolution, seismicity, and new energy resource potential deployed broadband seismic stations across Ireland, including near Liseggerton, Co. Monaghan. The…

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