HIP NEWS April 9th 2018

HIP NEWS April 9th 2018
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Thursday 12 April 2018 at 10.15 in A315
Alessandro Calandri (Marseille)
Search for the Standard Model Higgs boson produced in association with top quarks in the H->bb final state – b-jet idenfication and reconstruction in ATLAS

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

COSMO-SEMINAR
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Wednesday 11 April 2018 at 14.15 in A315
Francesc Ferrer (Washington U., St. Louis)
Cosmology of axionic string-wall networks.

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

PHYSICS DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM ON 13.04.2018 AT 14.15 IN D101
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You are warmly invited to our next departmental colloquium. Our speaker on Friday is another local professor giving an inaugural lecture to their colleagues. Ilpo Vattulainen’s talk is titled “A physicist’s random walk in the life sciences”. Ilpo is Professor of Biological Physics, and in his talk he will explain how “the toolbox of physics provides the means to reveal the principles and mechanisms that nature uses to maintain life and foster our health”.

The talk will last 30 minutes, after which there will be a cocktail reception. Welcome!

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

ACADEMY OF FINLAND: FUNDING FOR NSF GRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWS FOR RESEARCH IN FINLAND
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The funding is applied for by the Finnish host of the Graduate Research Fellow.

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) awards Graduate Research Fellow (GRF) grants to talented US researchers working on their doctoral thesis for research spells in Finland or other countries included in the Graduate Research Opportunities Worldwide (GROW) programme.

Application time: 1 March 2018 – 25 April 2018
More information http://www.aka.fi/en/funding/apply-now/academy-calls/funding-for-nsf-graduate-research-fellows-for-research-in-finland/

IRIS.AI -ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOL AVAILABLE FROM APRIL 1 2018 ONWARDS
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The Helsinki University Library has agreed on pilot use of artificial intelligence tool Iris.AI (https://iris.ai/ into). The agreement is valid 1 April to 31 December 2018. Iris.ai search reaches research articles covering multidisciplinary reserach areas.

More information and feedback: Could you benefit from Iris.ai? Explore and tell also us your opinion. All feedback: jukka.englund [@] helsinki.fi
Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY373311

OPEN SCIENCE KIOSKS ON KUMPULA CAMPUS
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Come, ask questions and discuss open science themes with the experts of the library.

Physicum lobby, Kumpula
Tuesday 17 April 2018 at 11 am – 13 pm

More information: http://libraryguides.helsinki.fi/oa/eng
Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY373669

PUBLISHING OPEN ACCESS AND MAKING DATA AVAILABLE
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The Academy of Finland requires that Academy-funded projects commit to open access publishing. It also supports projects in making their research data and methods freely available.

Help for the applicants
Open Access Guide
Research Data Management Guide
Open science
Research Materials and Data
openaccess-info@helsinki.fi
UH DataSupport-team (researchdata@helsinki.fi)
More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/SuomenAkatemia-Tutkimusasiat/Publishing-open-access-and-making-data-available

CALLS BY THE ACADEMY OF FINLAND
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April call 2018
Applications for the April 2018 call can be submitted in the online services between 1 March and 25 April 2018.
Please check the calls. Inquiries via email researchfunding-services@helsinki.fi
More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/SuomenAkatemia-Tutkimusasiat/HY373188

FIRI 2018 Research infrastructures call.
Deadline for submitting the preliminary proposals is Monday, April 16, 2018.
Inquiries via email hy-infraposti@helsinki.fi . More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/tutkimusinfrastruktuuri-tutkimusasiat/firi-2018-research-infrastructures

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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Maj ja Tor Nessling Foundation
PoDoCo program grant application round opens 1.3.-15.4.2018.
Grants awarded by PoDoCo foundation pool are intended for academic research investigating new innovative ideas to boost the strategic renewal of Finnish industry.
More information https://www.nessling.fi/uncategorized-en/podoco-program-grant-application-round-opens-1-3-15-4-2018/?lang=en

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.
Applications are submitted using the electronic application system. http://jaes.fi/en/applying-for-donation/

Finnish Academy of Science and Letters.
Mathematics Fund. There are no fixed dates for applying to the Mathematics Fund. Applications should be sent to the chairman of the trustees, Olli Martio (olli.martio [@] helsinki.fi).