HIP NEWS February 12th 2018

HIP NEWS February 12th 2018
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CERN ACCELERATOR SCHOOL ON BEAM INSTRUMENTATION, TUUSULA JUNE 2018
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The CERN accelerator school on beam instrumentation is held 2-15 June 2018
in hotel Gustavelund, Tuusula, Finland. The course is split into morning lectures and
“hands-on” courses. The focus is on typical instruments used in high and low energy
linear and circular particle accelerators. The course is open for registration on:

http://cas.web.cern.ch/schools/tuusula-2018

where also more information can be found. Registration deadline April 1st 2018.”

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN: THEMATIC CERN SCHOOL OF COMPUTING 2018
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Applications are open for the 2018 Thematic CERN School of Computing (tCSC 2018), which takes place on 3-9 June 2018 in Split, Croatia.

This School is focused on High Throughput Distributed Processing of Future HEP Data, and covers the following topics:
• Technologies and platforms
• Parallel and optimised scientific software development
• Effective I/O for scientific applications

All details, including the application form, can be found at https://indico.cern.ch/e/tCSC-2018

Anyone can apply for the Thematic School. Application deadline is 11 March. Please note that the School will be limited to 24 participants. The total fee of the School is EUR 550 per participant.

For all enquiries and correspondence related to the school, please email: Computing.School [@] cern.ch

GRANTS FOR THREE-YEAR RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR FUNDING PERIOD 2019–2021
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The grants for three-year research projects are intended for promising researchers of the University of Helsinki. The funding is aimed to support future research leaders who are starting to conduct independent research and establishing a research group at the University of Helsinki.

The application period begins on Thursday, 25 January 2018, and the deadline for letters of intent is Thursday, 15 February 2018 at 3:00 pm.

Letters of intent are submitted online at www.helsinki.fi/aava.

Please read carefully the application instructions before filling in the application form!
More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY371408

BILATERAL FUNDING PROGRAM FOR SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION BETWEEN FRANCE AND FINLAND
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For the second year the Institut Français in Helsinki, the Embassy of France in Finland and the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation have partnered with the Finnish Society for Sciences and Letters and the Finnish Academy for Science and Letters in Finland to open the call for proposals of the seed funding program to initiate and strengthen bilateral cooperation in science, innovation and higher education in fields of excellence.
There are three programs availailable:
1-French Renowned Scientist Conference Series (FRSCS)
2-Researchers Short Mobility program (RSM)
3- “Higher Education, Research and Innovation” Workshop (ERI-W)

Deadline for the applications: 8 March 2018.

For more information: http://www.france.fi/uncategorized/science-and-universities/bilateral-funding-program-for-scientific-cooperation-between-france-and-finland/?lang=en

J.V. SNELLMAN AWARD: NOMINATE YOUR CANDIDATE BY 13TH FEBRUARY 2018
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Suggestions for the recipient of the J.V. Snellman Public Information Award for outstanding efforts to disseminate scholarly knowledge are invited from the University community. More information in Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY372251

HIP NEWS February 5th 2018

HIP NEWS February 5th 2018
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HIP DIRECTOR
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Professor Katri Huitu has started her term as the HIP director in 1 February 2018.

 

CERN ACCELERATOR SCHOOL ON BEAM INSTRUMENTATION, TUUSULA JUNE 2018
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The CERN accelerator school on beam instrumentation is held 2-15 June 2018
in hotel Gustavelund, Tuusula, Finland. The course is split into morning lectures and
“hands-on” courses. The focus is on typical instruments used in high and low energy
linear and circular particle accelerators. The course is open for registration on:

http://cas.web.cern.ch/schools/tuusula-2018

where also more information can be found. Registration deadline April 1st 2018.”

GRANTS FOR THREE-YEAR RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR FUNDING PERIOD 2019–2021
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The grants for three-year research projects are intended for promising researchers of the University of Helsinki. The funding is aimed to support future research leaders who are starting to conduct independent research and establishing a research group at the University of Helsinki.

The application period begins on Thursday, 25 January 2018, and the deadline for letters of intent is Thursday, 15 February 2018 at 3:00 pm.

Letters of intent are submitted online at www.helsinki.fi/aava.

Please read carefully the application instructions before filling in the application form!
More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY371408

HIP NEWS January 29th 2018

HIP NEWS January 29th 2018
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 30 January 2018 at 10.15 in A315
Jarno Rantaharju (Swansea)
A lattice realization of Ideal Walking

More information on http://www.hip.fi/seminars/

 

CERN/ESRF SUMMER STUDENT POSITIONS IN 2018 — DL COMING!
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The last day to apply for the HIP summer jobs of 2018 at CERN (and ESRF) is 31.1.2018! There are 13 different tasks available. More information and application form can be found from www.hip.fi/summies .

 

HELSINKI DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
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There is a documentary movie about fusion called Let there be light at this year’s Helsinki DocPoint film festival. It tells about the ITER project under construction in Southern France and about two privately funded companies working on fusion, General Fusion and LPP Fusion. The length of the movie is 80 min.

Let There Be Light


Trailer: https://vimeo.com/226900574

Let there be light screenings:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 at 17:00 Kinopalatsi 7, 9,00 EUR Thu Feb 1, 2018 at 17:30 Andorra, 9,00 EUR Sat Feb 3, 2018 at 14:00 Elokuvasali (Korjaamo) 9,00 EUR

Discussion event in Finnish about fusion: Erätauko fuusioenergiasta You need to sign up in advance if you want to participate.
Thu Feb 1 2018 at 19-21 Dubrovnikissa (Eerikinkatu 11, Helsinki).

Erätauko fuusioenergiasta

 

GRANTS FOR THREE-YEAR RESEARCH PROJECTS FOR FUNDING PERIOD 2019–2021
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The grants for three-year research projects are intended for promising researchers of the University of Helsinki. The funding is aimed to support future research leaders who are starting to conduct independent research and establishing a research group at the University of Helsinki.

The application period begins on Thursday, 25 January 2018, and the deadline for letters of intent is Thursday, 15 February 2018 at 3:00 pm.

Letters of intent are submitted online at www.helsinki.fi/aava.

Please read carefully the application instructions before filling in the application form!
More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY371408

HIP NEWS January 22nd 2018

HIP NEWS January 22nd 2018
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 23 January 2018 at 10.15 in A315
Timo Kärkkäinen (Helsinki)
Neutrinos beyond the standard model

More information on http://www.hip.fi/seminars/

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM ON 26.01.2018 AT 14.15 IN D101
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You are warmly invited to the first in a new series of departmental colloquia. Our first speaker will be our own Claus Montonen, who will speak about his work with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which recently won the Nobel Peace Prize. His talk, titled “The Road to a Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons”, will last 30 minutes and be followed by a cocktail reception. Welcome!

For more information visit: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/physics-colloquium/

HELSINKI DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
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There is a documentary movie about fusion called Let there be light at this year’s Helsinki DocPoint film festival. It tells about the ITER project under construction in Southern France and about two privately funded companies working on fusion, General Fusion and LPP Fusion. The length of the movie is 80 min.

Let There Be Light


Trailer: https://vimeo.com/226900574

Let there be light screenings:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 at 17:00 Kinopalatsi 7, 9,00 EUR Thu Feb 1, 2018 at 17:30 Andorra, 9,00 EUR Sat Feb 3, 2018 at 14:00 Elokuvasali (Korjaamo) 9,00 EUR

Discussion event in Finnish about fusion: Erätauko fuusioenergiasta You need to sign up in advance if you want to participate.
Thu Feb 1 2018 at 19-21 Dubrovnikissa (Eerikinkatu 11, Helsinki).

Erätauko fuusioenergiasta

HIP NEWS January 15th 2018

HIP NEWS January 15th 2018
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 18 January 2018 at 10.15 in A315
Aleksi Kurkela (CERN/Stavanger)
TBA

More information on http://www.hip.fi/seminars/

SUMMER STUDENTS POSITIONS IN 2018
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The HIP summer jobs of 2018 at CERN (and ESRF) have been published.
There are 13 different tasks available. More information and application form can be found from www.hip.fi/summies. The deadline for applications is 31.1.2018.

CERN also has its own Summer Student Programme, to which students can directly apply. More information can be found from www.cern.ch/summies .
The deadline for application for these positions is 28.1.2018.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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University of Helsinki Funds.
The application time for the year 2018 is 11.1. – 31.1.2018
More information https://www.helsinki.fi/en/grants#.Wjzu8SvHhk4.link

Emil Aaltosen säätiö.
The Emil Aaltonen Foundation offers grants as a rule to Finnish-speaking researchers only.

Säätiö myöntää apurahoja tieteelliseen tutkimustyöhön kaikille tieteenaloille ja jakaa apurahoja vuosittain yli 6 miljoonaa euroa, josta yli neljä miljoonaa euroa myönnetään henkilökohtaisina apurahoina tutkimustyön tekemiseen väitöskirjatyöntekijöille ja post doc –tutkijoille. Tämän lisäksi säätiö myöntää kolmivuotisia projektiapurahoja tutkimusryhmille. Emil Aaltosen Säätiö on ollut mukana säätiöiden ja rahastojen yhteisessä post doc –poolissa sen ensimmäisestä kolmivuotiskaudesta (2010) alkaen. Poolin kautta myönnetään apurahoja tohtorien ulkomaiseen työskentelyyn.
Hae apurahaa 15.1.-15.2.2018. https://emilaaltonen.fi/apurahat/hae-apurahaa/

HELSINKI DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL
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There is a documentary movie about fusion called Let there be light at this year’s Helsinki DocPoint film festival. It tells about the ITER project under construction in Southern France and about two privately funded companies working on fusion, General Fusion and LPP Fusion. The length of the movie is 80 min.

Let There Be Light


Trailer: https://vimeo.com/226900574

Let there be light screenings:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 at 17:00 Kinopalatsi 7, 9,00 EUR Thu Feb 1, 2018 at 17:30 Andorra, 9,00 EUR Sat Feb 3, 2018 at 14:00 Elokuvasali (Korjaamo) 9,00 EUR

Discussion event in Finnish about fusion: Erätauko fuusioenergiasta You need to sign up in advance if you want to participate.
Thu Feb 1 2018 at 19-21 Dubrovnikissa (Eerikinkatu 11, Helsinki).

Erätauko fuusioenergiasta

HIP NEWS January 8th 2018

HIP NEWS January 8th 2018
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CMS DETECTOR AWARD 2017
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HIP postdoc Mirko Berretti has received the annual CMS detector award 2017 for his outstanding contribution to the CT-PPS system in CMS. Mirko is working at the HIP CMS programme.

The annual CMS Detector Awards are an acknowledgement to the CMS members that, over the last three years, have made or continue to make particularly significant contributions to the project and construction of CMS detectors or parts of them, or to the general implementation of the upgrade projects.

Congratulations to Mirko!

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM ON 26.01.2018 AT 14.15 IN D101
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You are warmly invited to the first in a new series of departmental colloquia. Our first speaker will be our own Claus Montonen, who will speak about his work with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, which recently won the Nobel Peace Prize. His talk, titled “The Road to a Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons”, will last 30 minutes and be followed by a cocktail reception. Welcome!

For more information visit: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/physics-colloquium/

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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The Foundations’ Post Doc Pool´s Spring Call 2018.
The pool grant offers young scholars flexible funding from one source that covers all expenses of a research period abroad for at least one academic year. The grants are intended only for sending researchers abroad from Finland.
The Pool’s application round is open from 15.12.2017 until 15.1.2018.
http://www.postdocpooli.fi/?lang=en

(in Finnish) Emil Aaltosen säätiö.
Säätiö myöntää apurahoja tieteelliseen tutkimustyöhön kaikille tieteenaloille ja jakaa apurahoja vuosittain yli 6 miljoonaa euroa, josta yli neljä miljoonaa euroa myönnetään henkilökohtaisina apurahoina tutkimustyön tekemiseen väitöskirjatyöntekijöille ja post doc –tutkijoille. Tämän lisäksi säätiö myöntää kolmivuotisia projektiapurahoja tutkimusryhmille. Emil Aaltosen Säätiö on ollut mukana säätiöiden ja rahastojen yhteisessä post doc –poolissa sen ensimmäisestä kolmivuotiskaudesta (2010) alkaen. Poolin kautta myönnetään apurahoja tohtorien ulkomaiseen työskentelyyn.
Hae apurahaa 15.1.-15.2.2018. The Emil Aaltonen Foundation offers grants as a rule to Finnish-speaking researchers only.

Hae apurahaa

University of Helsinki Funds.
The application time for the year 2018 is 11.1. – 31.1.2018
More information https://www.helsinki.fi/en/grants#.Wjzu8SvHhk4.link

HIP NEWS December 18th 2017

HIP NEWS December 18th 2017
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DOCTORAL DEFENCE
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Terhi Järvinen will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Precision measurements of Bs mesons in the CMS experiment at the LHC” in the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, on 18 December 2017 at 10:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: Physicum,auditorio E204, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2 A.
Professori Ulrik Egede, Imperial College London, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Paula Eerola as the custos.
https://helsinginyliopisto.etapahtuma.fi/en-us/Kalenteri/English?id=50161

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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THE MAGNUS EHRNROOTH FOUNDATION AWARDS / GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS
The graduate student stipend can be awarded for a period of one year or a half year, preferably for the period 1.7. – 30.6. or 1.7. – 31.12. to a student who has been accepted by the university as a doctoral student.
More information https://www.magnusehrnroothinsaatio.fi/en/grants/#reserch_grant

THE FOUNDATIONS’ POST DOC POOL´S SPRING CALL 2018
The pool grant offers young scholars flexible funding from one source that covers all expenses of a research period abroad for at least one academic year. The grants are intended only for sending researchers abroad from Finland.
The Pool’s application round is open from 15.12.2017 until 15.1.2018.
http://www.postdocpooli.fi/?lang=en

HIP NEWS December 11th 2017

HIP NEWS December 11th 2017
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COSMO-seminar
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Wednesday 13 December 2017 at 14.15 in A315
Matti Heikinheimo (Helsinki)
Thermalization and freeze-out in an isolated hidden sector.

More information on http://research.hip.fi/hwp/cosmology/?page_id=206

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 14 December 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Stephan Huber (Sussex)
Baryons and gravitational waves from the electroweak phase transition?

More information on http://www.hip.fi/seminars/

 

DOCTORAL DEFENCE
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Terhi Järvinen will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Precision measurements of Bs mesons in the CMS experiment at the LHC” in the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, on 18 December 2017 at 10:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: Physicum,auditorio E204, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2 A.
Professori Ulrik Egede, Imperial College London, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Paula Eerola as the custos.
https://helsinginyliopisto.etapahtuma.fi/en-us/Kalenteri/English?id=50161

 

SPÅTIND 2018 PARTICLE PHYSICS CONFERENCE, SKEIKAMPEN, NORWAY, 2-7.1.2018
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The registration for The “Spåtind” 2018 Conference is https://indico.cern.ch/event/666278/

The 25th Nordic Particle Physics Meeting (Spåtind 2018) will take place at the Thon Hotel in Skeikampen (Norway), from Monday, 2 January to Sunday, 7 January 2018. The program consists of lectures and overview presentations on some of the most topical subjects in particle physics and related fields.

Registration for the meeting will be closed on Friday 15 Dec 2017.

HIP NEWS December 4th 2017

HIP NEWS December 4th 2017
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In the Independence Day honors roll of the President of the Republic
HIP director, professor Paula Eerola, dean of Faculty of Science (1.1.2018 -), receives Knight, First Class, of the Order of the White Rose of Finland and Jouni Heino, laboratory engineer at HIP, receives Cross of Merit of the Order of the Lion of Finland.

Doctoral defence
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M.Sc (Tech) Juska Pekkanen will defend his doctoral thesis “Jet Particology & Search for New Massive Particles”, with the permission of the Aalto University School of Science, at a public examination held at the auditorium D101 of the Physicum building, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2, on Tuesday December 5th 2017, at 12 o’clock noon.
More information http://www.aalto.fi/fi/current/events/2017-11-15-012/

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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The Magnus Ehrnrooth foundation supports scientific research in mathematics, astronomy, physics, and chemistry including medical chemistry.
The grant applications are submitted electronically. The application period is 15.10. – 9.12.
https://apurahat.fi/maghaku/UserLogin.aspx?kieli=englanti

The Foundations’ Post Doc Pool´s Spring Call 2018
The pool grant offers young scholars flexible funding from one source that covers all expenses of a research period abroad for at least one academic year. The grants are intended only for sending researchers abroad from Finland.
The Pool’s application round is open from 15.12.2017 until 15.1.2018.
http://www.postdocpooli.fi/?lang=en

Staff training
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Finnish for international personnel, spring 2018
Sun suomi 3, Finnish for False Beginners
Let’s continue with Finnish 2 – Kuulostaa hyvältä!
More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY370153

HIP NEWS November 27th 2017

HIP NEWS November 27th 2017
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THREE-YEAR RESEARCH GRANTS 2018-2020
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The Rector has decided, on 23 November 2017, to award funding for 17 research projects for the years 2018 – 2020.
PhD David Weir has been awarded a three-year research grant (2018-2020). The grant is for “Gravitational wave cosmology for LISA.”

Congratulations David!

More details in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY369774

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 28 November at 10.15 in A315
Antti Kupiainen (Helsinki)
Proof of the DOZZ Formula

More information on http://www.hip.fi/seminars/

COSMO-seminar
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Wednesday 29 November 2017 at 14.15 in A315
Felix Kahlhoefer (DESY)
TBA

More information on http://research.hip.fi/hwp/cosmology/?page_id=206

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 30 November 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Xiaoyong Chu (Vienna)
Dark matter indirect signals with a long-lived mediator

More information on http://www.hip.fi/seminars/

COSMO-seminar
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Thursday 30 November 2017 at 14:15 room A311
Nicola Tamanini (IPhT CEA-Saclay)
TBA

More information on http://research.hip.fi/hwp/cosmology/?page_id=206

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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The Magnus Ehrnrooth foundation supports scientific research in mathematics, astronomy, physics, and chemistry including medical chemistry.
The grant applications are submitted electronically. The application period is 15.10. – 30.11.
https://apurahat.fi/maghaku/UserLogin.aspx?kieli=englanti

The Foundations’ Post Doc Pool´s Spring Call 2018
The pool grant offers young scholars flexible funding from one source that covers all expenses of a research period abroad for at least one academic year. The grants are intended only for sending researchers abroad from Finland.
The Pool’s application round is open from 15.12.2017 until 15.1.2018.
http://www.postdocpooli.fi/?lang=en