HIP NEWS November 20th 2017

HIP NEWS November 20th 2017
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OPEN POSITION – HIP DIRECTOR
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HIP is seeking A DIRECTOR for a fixed term of 5 years starting on 1 January 2018.
The current director Paula Eerola has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki.

The application deadline is 21 November 2017.

Full announcement on https://www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/director-helsinki-institute-of-physics

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 23 November at 10.15 in A315
Shao-Jiang Wang (Beijing)
The gravitational waves from the first-order phase transition with a dimension-six operator

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

HELSINKI INNOVATION SERVICES (HIS): TEKES FUNDING CALL FOR PROJECTS WITH COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL
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Tekes funds projects by research organisations involving preparations for the commercialisation of an idea, such as innovation searches, the determination of customer value or other analyses, as well as projects involving applied research.

“New business from research ideas” funding is intended for research groups and researchers in research organisations, who want to build a new business based on their research and realise their idea by commercialising it.

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/higher-education-science-policy/new-knowledge-and-business-from-research-ideas

HIP NEWS November 13th 2017

HIP NEWS November 13th 2017
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OPEN POSITION – HIP DIRECTOR
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HIP is seeking A DIRECTOR for a fixed term of 5 years starting on 1 January 2018.
The current director Paula Eerola has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki.

The application deadline is 21 November 2017.

Full announcement on https://www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/director-helsinki-institute-of-physics

 

COSMO-Seminar
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Wednesday 15 November 2017 at 14.15 in A315
Giuseppe Fanizza (Zurich University)
Non-linear CMB lensing and next generation experiments

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

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 16 November at 10.15 in A315
Subhadeep Mondal (Helsinki)
The various aspects and future prospects of heavy neutrino search

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

OPEN POSITION
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A postdoc position in relativistic heavy ion physics at Niels Bohr Institute. The position is for 2 years starting from 1 January 2018. One of the proposed work topics is development of the Fast Interaction Trigger (FIT) for the ALICE upgrade.
The application deadline is November 15, 2017.
The details can be found in http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/?show=146006

ESIPAP: THE EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF INSTRUMENTATION IN PARTICLE & ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS 2018
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Registration deadline 15.11.2017.

The 2018 European School of Instrumentation In Particle & Astroparticle Physics (ESIPAP) is an ideal place for master or PhD students to learn and train in high-level instrumentation.
ESIPAP is organized in the form of two independent & complementary modules of 4 weeks each and the lectures are taught by some of the most renowned specialists. Hosted by ESI in Archamps, France close to Geneva, ESIPAP benefits from the proximity and the involvement of CERN where laboratory sessions take place.

The first module of ESIPAP will starts on 22 January 2018. Registrations for the 2018 school sessions (deadline 15.11.2017): http://www.esi-archamps.eu/Thematic-Schools/Discover-ESIPAP

HIP NEWS November 6th 2017

HIP NEWS November 6th 2017
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OPEN POSITION – HIP DIRECTOR
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HIP is seeking A DIRECTOR for a fixed term of 5 years starting on 1 January 2018.
The current director Paula Eerola has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki.

The application deadline is 21 November 2017.

Full announcement on https://www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/director-helsinki-institute-of-physics

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 7 November 2017 at 10.30 (note 15min delay!) in A315
Emilia Kilpua and Minna Palmroth (Helsinki)
Experimental dialogue talk on space physics and space weather

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

COSMO-Seminar
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Wednesday 8 November 2017 at 14.15 in A315
Klaus Dolag (MPA Munich)
The Magneticum Simulations

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

OPEN POSITION
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A postdoc position in relativistic heavy ion physics at Niels Bohr Institute. The position is for 2 years starting from 1 January 2018. One of the proposed work topics is development of the Fast Interaction Trigger (FIT) for the ALICE upgrade.
The application deadline is November 15, 2017.
The details can be found in http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/?show=146006

OPEN POSITION
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A Research Associate in the Particle Physics Group of the School of Physics, University of Bristol. The position is funded by the European Commission for a project to characterize conditioned nuclear waste. The post is funded for 2.5 years and is available from 1st of January 2018.
The application deadline is November 12, 2017.
The details can be found in http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details.html?nPostingId=6711&nPostingTargetId=33748&id=Q50FK026203F3VBQBV7V77V83&LG=UK&mask=uobext

OPEN POSITION
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The Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics (ITA) at the University of Oslo invites applications for
a tenured faculty position in cosmology.
Link to further information and application portal:
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/143358/associate-professorship-in-cosmology

ESIPAP: the European School of Instrumentation In Particle & Astroparticle Physics 2018
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Registration deadline 15.11.2017.

The 2018 European School of Instrumentation In Particle & Astroparticle Physics (ESIPAP) is an ideal place for master or PhD students to learn and train in high-level instrumentation.
ESIPAP is organized in the form of two independent & complementary modules of 4 weeks each and the lectures are taught by some of the most renowned specialists. Hosted by ESI in Archamps, France close to Geneva, ESIPAP benefits from the proximity and the involvement of CERN where laboratory sessions take place.

The first module of ESIPAP will starts on 22 January 2018. Registrations for the 2018 school sessions (deadline 15.11.2017): http://www.esi-archamps.eu/Thematic-Schools/Discover-ESIPAP

HIP NEWS October 30th 2017

HIP NEWS October 30th 2017
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OPEN POSITION – HIP DIRECTOR
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HIP is seeking A DIRECTOR for a fixed term of 5 years starting on 1 January 2018.
The current director Paula Eerola has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki.

The application deadline is 21 November 2017.

Full announcement on https://www.helsinki.fi/en/open-positions/director-helsinki-institute-of-physics

 

FINLAND AT CERN 1-3 NOV 2017, CERN, GENEVA
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HIP and CERN invite you to join Finland at CERN –event on November 1–3 at IdeaSquare and at the Globe of Science and Innovation at CERN. Innovative Finnish companies will be present to showcase their expertise. There will also be time to mingle with other Finns and attendees, so join in to celebrate Finnish knowledge as well as our 100-year-old country.
Don’t forget to register for the event!
For full program and other information, see https://events.hip.fi/finlandatcern/

 

COSMO-SEMINAR
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Wednesday 1 November 2017 at 14.15 in A315
Tomo Takahashi (Saga University)
Bounds on low reheating temperature from ultracompact minihalos

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

OPEN POSITION
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A postdoc position in relativistic heavy ion physics at Niels Bohr Institute. The position is for 2 years starting from 1 January 2018. One of the proposed work topics is development of the Fast Interaction Trigger (FIT) for the ALICE upgrade.
The application deadline is November 15, 2017.
The details can be found in http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/?show=146006

OPEN POSITION
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A Research Associate in the Particle Physics Group of the School of Physics, University of Bristol. The position is funded by the European Commission for a project to characterize conditioned nuclear waste. The post is funded for 2.5 years and is available from 1st of January 2018.
The application deadline is November 12, 2017.
The details can be found in http://www.bristol.ac.uk/jobs/find/details.html?nPostingId=6711&nPostingTargetId=33748&id=Q50FK026203F3VBQBV7V77V83&LG=UK&mask=uobext

ESIPAP: THE EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF INSTRUMENTATION IN PARTICLE & ASTROPARTICLE PHYSICS 2018
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Registration deadline 15.11.2017.

The 2018 European School of Instrumentation In Particle & Astroparticle Physics (ESIPAP) is an ideal place for master or PhD students to learn and train in high-level instrumentation.
ESIPAP is organized in the form of two independent & complementary modules of 4 weeks each and the lectures are taught by some of the most renowned specialists. Hosted by ESI in Archamps, France close to Geneva, ESIPAP benefits from the proximity and the involvement of CERN where laboratory sessions take place.

The first module of ESIPAP will starts on 22 January 2018. Registrations for the 2018 school sessions (deadline 15.11.2017): http://www.esi-archamps.eu/Thematic-Schools/Discover-ESIPAP

HIP NEWS October 23rd 2017

HIP NEWS October 23rd 2017
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PAULA EEROLA APPOINTED DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF SCIENCE

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
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The Director of HIP Paula Eerola has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki by the Board of the University in its meeting today. Paula will start in her new position on 1 January 2018.

Congratulations to Paula!

 

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 24 October 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Jonathan Kozaczuk (UMass Amherst)
Dark Photons from Nuclear Transitions

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

COSMO-SEMINAR
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Wednesday 25 October 2017 at 14.15 in A315
José Vieira (University of Sussex)
Can power spectrum observations rule out slow-roll inflation?

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

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 26 October 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Andrei Smilga (Nantes)
Ultraviolet behaviour of nonrenormalizable supersymmetric theories

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

OPEN POSITION
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A postdoc position in relativistic heavy ion physics at Niels Bohr Institute. The position is for 2 years starting from 1 January 2018. One of the proposed work topics is development of the Fast Interaction Trigger (FIT) for the ALICE upgrade.
The application deadline is November 15, 2017.
The details can be found in http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/?show=146006

OPEN SCIENCE KIOSK KUMPULA CAMPUS
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More information on http://libraryguides.helsinki.fi/oa-week2017

(IN FINNISH) APURAHOJA TOHTORIKOULUTETTAVILLE JA POSTDOC-TUTKIJOILLE
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Fulbright-stipendiohjelmat
Fulbright-stipendiohjelmat tutkijavierailuun Yhdysvaltoihin ovat nyt haussa lukuvuodelle 2018-2019. Haussa apurahoja väitöskirjatutkimukseen sekä tohtorintutkinnon jälkeiseen tutkimukseen.
Hakuaika tutkijaohjelmiin päättyy 11.12.2017 klo 10.00.
Lisätietoja http://www.fulbright.fi/fi/events/hakuaika-tutkijaohjelmiin-paattyy

TEKNOLOGIATEOLLISUUDEN 100-VUOTISSÄÄTIÖN PODOCO-OHJELMA
PoDoCo (Post Docs in Companies) ohjelman tavoitteena on edistää nuorten tohtorien siirtymistä elinkeinoelämän palvelukseen ja samalla parantaa Suomen elinkeinoelämän kykyä uudistua pitkäjänteisesti.
Hakuaika päättyy 3.11.2017
Lisätietoja http://techfinland100.fi/podoco-haku-15-9-3-11-2017/

HIP NEWS October 16th 2017

HIP NEWS October 16th 2017
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 17 October 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Carl Carlson (College of William and Mary, Virginia)
Proton Radius Problem Review

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

COSMO-SEMINAR
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Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 14.15 in A315
18.10.2017 Takashi Toma (TUM Munich)
TBA

PARTICLE PHYSICS DAY 2017
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Friday 20 October 2017 Particle Physics Day at Hotel Arthur, Helsinki
As part of the PPD, an open meeting of the Particle Physics Division of the Finnish Physical Society will be organized from 5 to 6pm. In this meeting, the Finnish representatives to ECFA will be elected, so we hope for active participation.

OPEN POSITION
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A postdoc position in relativistic heavy ion physics at Niels Bohr Institute. The position is for 2 years starting from 1 January 2018. One of the proposed work topics is development of the Fast Interaction Trigger (FIT) for the ALICE upgrade.
The application deadline is November 15, 2017.
The details can be found in http://employment.ku.dk/faculty/?show=146006

(IN FINNISH) APURAHOJA TOHTORIKOULUTETTAVILLE JA POSTDOC-TUTKIJOILLE
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FULBRIGHT-STIPENDIOHJELMAT
Fulbright-stipendiohjelmat tutkijavierailuun Yhdysvaltoihin ovat nyt haussa lukuvuodelle 2018-2019. Haussa apurahoja väitöskirjatutkimukseen sekä tohtorintutkinnon jälkeiseen tutkimukseen.
Hakuaika tutkijaohjelmiin päättyy 11.12.2017 klo 10.00.
Lisätietoja http://www.fulbright.fi/fi/events/hakuaika-tutkijaohjelmiin-paattyy

TEKNOLOGIATEOLLISUUDEN 100-VUOTISSÄÄTIÖN PODOCO-OHJELMA
PoDoCo (Post Docs in Companies) ohjelman tavoitteena on edistää nuorten tohtorien siirtymistä elinkeinoelämän palvelukseen ja samalla parantaa Suomen elinkeinoelämän kykyä uudistua pitkäjänteisesti.
Hakuaika päättyy 3.11.2017
Lisätietoja http://techfinland100.fi/podoco-haku-15-9-3-11-2017/

UPCOMING RESEARCH FUNDING TRAININGS OF UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
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HORIZON 2020 MARIE S.-CURIE INNOVATIVE TRAINING NETWORKS (ITN) – INFO SESSION FOR 2018 CALL APPLICANTS
Monday 23 October 2017 at 13.00 – 15.00
ITN supports competitively selected joint research training and/or doctoral programmes, implemented by partnerships of universities, research institutions, research infrastructures, businesses, SMEs, and other socio-economic actors from different countries across Europe and beyond.
NB! Registration is free, but required. Registration ends 19 October 2017 at 23:59. Programme and registration link

HOW TO WRITE A COMPETITIVE PROPOSAL FOR HORIZON 2020
Wednesday 1 November 2017 at 9.00 – 12.30
Dr. Seán McCarthy from Hyperion Ltd. will give an in-house workshop on How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020. The aim of this half-day course is to train researchers, research managers and research support services in writing professional and competitive proposals for the Horizon 2020.
NB! Registration is free, but required. Registration ends 25 October 2017 at 23:59.
Programme/venue details and registration link. Course Description

More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/fundingtraining/fundingtraining

TRAINING: NEWLY ARRIVED INTERNATIONAL STAFF AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS
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EXPERIENCING FINLAND EVENT
More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/HY366966

HIP NEWS October 9th 2017

HIP NEWS October 9th 2017
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Tomas Brauner (Stavanger)
Nuclear matter without nucleons and Bose-Einstein condensation in strong magnetic fields

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

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 12 October 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Hiren Patel (UMass Amherst)
Automated Calculation of One Loop Integrals with Package-X and CollierLink

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

PARTICLE PHYSICS DAY 2017
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Friday 20 October 2017 Particle Physics Day at Hotel Arthur, Helsinki

This is a reminder for all members of the Finnish particle physics community to register for this year’s Particle Physics Day (PPD), to be organized at Hotel Arthur in Helsinki on Friday 20 October.

As part of the PPD, an open meeting of the Particle Physics Division of the Finnish Physical Society will be organized from 5 to 6pm. In this meeting, the Finnish representatives to ECFA will be elected, so we hope for active participation.

The home page of the event, containing a preliminary program and a registration form, can be found here https://indico.cern.ch/event/667627/

Hoping to see you in Helsinki!
Aleksi Vuorinen & Mikko Voutilainen

SPÅTIND 2018 PARTICLE PHYSICS CONFERENCE, SKEIKAMPEN, NORWAY, 2-7.1.2018
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The “Spåtind” 2018 Conference is now open for registration 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.

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

A ONE-DAY TRAINING COURSE OF UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI: FINNISH WORKING CULTURE
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More information in Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/HY367873

HIP NEWS October 2nd 2017

HIP NEWS October 2nd 2017
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 3 October 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Hiren Patel (UMass Amherst)
Automated Calculation of One Loop Integrals with Package-X and CollierLink

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

A ONE-DAY TRAINING COURSE OF UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI: FINNISH WORKING CULTURE THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER 2017
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The Finnish Working Culture -course 12th October 2017 is targeted for all new international employees of Helsinki University. More information in Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/HY367873

IPCC CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS OF AUTHORS FOR THE SIXTH ASSESSMENT REPORT 15.9. – 27.10.2017
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GENEVA, September 18 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change, is calling for nominations of authors for the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).

Hundreds of experts around the world in the different areas volunteer their time and expertise to produce the reports of the IPCC. Author teams aim to reflect a range of scientific, technical and socio-economic views and backgrounds.

The IPCC includes three working groups: Working Group I assesses the physical science basis of climate change; Working Group II is responsible for impacts, adaptation and vulnerability; and Working Group III assesses the mitigation of climate change.

Experts working in Finland or Finnish experts can express their interest in IPCC A6 working process to secretary of National IPCC Work Group: Heikki Tuomenvirta, Ilmatieteen laitos, IPCCsihteeri [@] fmi.fi

More information
IPCC Suomen Focal Point: http://ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/uusin-arviointiraportti

HIP NEWS September 25th 2017

HIP NEWS September 25th 2017
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 26 September 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Oliver Gould (Imperial College, London)
Magnetic monopole creation

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

Research Funding Services of University of Helsinki: A few tips for writing an ERC application
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Friday 29 September 2017
The target audience consists of ERC applicants and those who plan to apply at a later stage for an ERC starting grant, consolidator grant or an advanced grant. The session is primarily for the candidates from Kumpula Campus (32 seats on the room).
No preliminary registration. General information: https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/tutkimusrahoitus-horisontti2020/research-funding-horizon2020-european-research-council-erc-funding

WEBCAST LIVE ONLINE: Researchers’ Night at CERN – virtual tour in Finnish
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Time: Friday 29 September in Finnish at 18:00 CEST with Data Centre
Venue: The Facebook Live will be available from the News Feed. The link to the event page is Webcast .
The online part of the event includes virtual tours of experiments. The Universities of Jyväskylä and Tampere will have an interactive session with Data Centre, which will be broadcasted on Facebook Live on the CERN page for other interested people to follow.

IPCC calls for nominations of authors for the Sixth Assessment Report 15.9. – 27.10.2017
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GENEVA, September 18 – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body for assessing the science related to climate change, is calling for nominations of authors for the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6).

Hundreds of experts around the world in the different areas volunteer their time and expertise to produce the reports of the IPCC. Author teams aim to reflect a range of scientific, technical and socio-economic views and backgrounds.

The IPCC includes three working groups: Working Group I assesses the physical science basis of climate change; Working Group II is responsible for impacts, adaptation and vulnerability; and Working Group III assesses the mitigation of climate change.

Experts working in Finland or Finnish experts can express their interest in IPCC A6 working process to secretary of National IPCC Work Group: Heikki Tuomenvirta, Ilmatieteen laitos, IPCCsihteeri [@] fmi.fi

More information
IPCC Suomen Focal Point: http://ilmatieteenlaitos.fi/uusin-arviointiraportti

HIP NEWS September 18th 2017

HIP NEWS September 18th 2017
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 19 September 2017 at 10.15 in A315
Paolo Di Vecchia (Nordita)
Universal soft behavior of massless particles and the tale of two dilatons

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

WEBCAST LIVE ONLINE: RESEARCHERS’ NIGHT AT CERN – VIRTUAL TOUR IN FINNISH
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Time: Friday 29 September in Finnish at 18:00 CEST with Data Centre
Venue: The Facebook Live will be available from the News Feed. The link to the event page is http://cern.ch/go/RtN9
The online part of the event includes virtual tours of experiments. The Universities of Jyväskylä and Tampere will have an interactive session with Data Centre, which will be broadcasted on Facebook Live on the CERN page for other interested people to follow.