HIP NEWS March 5th 2018

HIP NEWS March 5th 2018
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 6 March 2018 at 10.15 in A315
Kenneth Österberg (Helsinki)
Recent TOTEM results – probing the existence of a colourless 3-gluon bound state

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

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

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

PHYSICS DAYS 2018 – SEEING THE INVISIBLE
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Physics Days 2018 – Fysiikan päivät 2018, the 52nd annual meeting of the Finnish Physical Society, will be held at LOGOMO in Turku, March 21-23, 2018. The event is jointly organized by the Finnish Physical Society and University of Turku.
Registration is open and it is done via Aboa Congress and Event Services. (Follow this link.) The early registration period is 15.11.2018 – 15.02.2018 and the late registration period is 16.02.2018 – 05.03.2018.
http://fp2018.utu.fi/

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI INFO SESSION: MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS 2018
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Thursday 8 March 2018 at 9:30-11:30, Metsätalo (Unioninkatu 40, Sali 7)
Do you wish to invite a potential researcher from abroad to your research team? Are you looking for funding in order to host a foreign researcher ?
NB! Registration is free, but required. Last day to register is 6 March 2018.
Further information: researchfunding-services@helsinki.fi
https://hy.etapahtuma.fi/Default.aspx?tabid=419&id=50576

JUFO – PARTICIPATE IN THE EVALUATION OF THE ACADEMIC PUBLICATION CHANNELS
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Publication Forum (JUFO) is inviting members of the scientific community to participate in a re-evaluation of the publication channels, which will be carried out during this year. Publication Forum is a publication channel classification system implemented by the Finnish scientific community that supports the quality assessment of research output.
Suggestions made before the end of March 2018 will be included in the first stage of the re-evaluation.
More information on http://julkaisufoorumi.fi/fi/arkisto/tiedotteet/participate-evaluation-academic-publication-channels

THE MAIKKI FRIBERG EQUALITY AWARD: SUGGEST A CANDIDATE
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The Maikki Friberg Award is granted annually for notable work towards the promotion of equality at the University of Helsinki. All members of the University community may suggest a candidate. Communities and units may also propose themselves for the award.

Submit your suggestions by Submit your suggestions by 23rd March 2018.

Instructions can be found in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY360853

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR THE EXPERIENCING FINLAND EVENT, MARCH 13, 2018
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Newly arrived international staff and their family members are welcome to the next Experiencing Finland Event, taking place on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, 5pm-8pm at Think Corner, entrance Yliopistonkatu 4.
Registration is now open until March 8, 2018, please use the link below: https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/Experiencing_Finland_Event_9488
Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/HY372317