HIP NEWS, 23 September 2019

HIP NEWS, 23 September 2019

 

RESEARCH ASSESSMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI PUBLISHED

The Research Assessment of the University of Helsinki (RAUH) has been published (406 pages, 2.5 MB):

https://www.helsinki.fi/sites/default/files/atoms/files/rauh_final_report_060919_full_0.pdf

 

The department of Physics and the Helsinki part of HIP were evaluated together.

The PHYSICS/HIP specific part, pages 253-261 of the full report, can also be found separately in Flamma

https://flamma.helsinki.fi/group/ajankohtaista/uutinen/-/uutinen/rauh-report-of-physics-hip-published/5724690

 

KUMPULA PHYSICS SPECIAL COLLOQUIUM

On Friday 4 October 2019 at 14.00, the Kumpula Physics Colloquium group organizes a special colloquium on “High Performance Computing Applications” in Exactum A111, with speakers including Minister of Science and Culture Hanna Kosonen, Prof. Ilpo Vattulainen, Prof. Minna Palmroth and Academy Prof. Kari Rummukainen. Cocktails will be served after the colloquium at 15.00.

 

NUSPRASEN WORKSHOP ON NUCLEAR SCIENCE APPLICATIONS, 25-27 NOVEMBER 2019, HELSINKI

The NUSPRASEN Workshop on Nuclear Science Applications in Helsinki from 25 to 27 November 2019 is organized within the NUSPRASEN work package of ENSAR2, the integrating activity for European research in Nuclear Structure, Nuclear Reactions and Applications of Nuclear Science (www.ensarfp7.eu, www.nusprasen.net).

Invited speakers will set the stage for sessions on nuclear science applications in medicine, heritage science, nuclear safety, security and safequards, and collaboration with and the needs of industry. Contributed presentations will be selected from the abstracts submitted before October 14.

Detailed information is available from https://indico.gsi.de/event/9181/

 

Local Organizing Committee:

Peter Dendooven (Univ. Groningen & Univ. Helsinki)

Paul Greenlees (Univ. Jyväskylä)

Ari Jokinen (Univ. Jyväskylä)

Timo Sajavaara (Univ. Jyväskylä)

 

REGISTRATION IS OPEN: NORDIC NETWORK FOR DIVERSITY IN PHYSICS CONFERENCE IN HELSINKI NOVEMBER 4TH-5TH, 2019

Representatives of all genders are welcome to submit an abstract on either physical sciences or diversity/equality work in the field of physics. Special focus of the conference is implicit bias. The maximum length of the abstract is 3000 characters (approximately one A4 with a 12 pt font).

Registration closes on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Local organisers: Eija Tuominen, Hanna Vehkamäki, Katja Lauri

More information: https://norndip.com/norndip-2019/

 

Researchers’ Night Friday 27 September 2019

The European Researchers’ Night is held at the same time in around 300 cities across Europe on the last Friday of September (27 Sep 2019).

 

HIP organizes a workshop “Particles in the universe” at 17.00 – 20.00, Observatory.

More details on

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/news/researchers-night

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/helsinki-observatory

 

Tampere University https://events.tuni.fi/researchersnight2019/

University of Jyväskylä https://www.jyu.fi/en/academic-events/researchers-night

Lahti University Campus  https://www.facebook.com/events/270295160112620/

 

The Alumni Association’s events and programs for the autumn of 2019

Wednesday 9 October – Thursday 10 October 2019, Think Corner, Yliopistonkatu 4

Nordic Business Forum  2019

Sign up for the event https://www.lyyti.fi/reg/Alumniyhdistys_Nordic_Business_Forum_alumneille_2019_0488/en

Buy the Alumni Ambassador lunch http://www.alumnikauppa.fi/tuote/lounaslippu-nbf-tiedekulmassa-2019/

The whole program of the Alumni Association on the Finnish website https://www.helsinki.fi/fi/alumniyhdistys/ohjelma

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

Donations and scholarships are available for application on a continuous basis.

http://www.jaes.fi/en/avustusten-haku/

 

(På svenska) Svenska tekniska vetenskapsakademien i Finland (STV)

Stipendier till stöd för vetenskapen

Akademien utdelar stipendier för verksamhet vars syfte sammanfaller med Akademiens. Stipendier kan beviljas enskild sökande med avlagd akademisk slutexamen. Stipendier kan sökas kontinuerligt under året och beslut görs kvartalsvis.

https://www.stvif.fi/forskarstipendier/

 

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).

https://www.acadsci.fi/en/scholarships-and-prizes/scholarships/mathematics-fund.html

 

Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation

Post doc scholarships

Persons who recently have obtained their PhD may apply for a postdoctoral scholarship. The purpose of a postdoctoral scholarship is to enable the grantee to further develop as a researcher. Applicants for a postdoctoral scholarship may also apply for support for research related costs and travel. A separate application for these purposes must be made.

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. – 31.12. to a student who has been accepted by the university as a doctoral student. The stipend can be awarded conditionally to a student about to graduate.

https://www.magnusehrnroothinsaatio.fi/en/grants/

 

(In Finnish) Väisälän rahasto

Rahasto tukee erityisesti matematiikan, fysiikan, meteorologian, geofysiikan ja astronomian aloilla tehtävää tutkimusta.

The call for applications for the Väisälä Fund is open from August 14 to September 25.

More details in Finnish  https://www.acadsci.fi/apurahat-ja-palkinnot/haettavat-apurahat/vaisalan-rahasto.html

 

Tieteellisten seurojen julkaisutoiminta ja kansainvälinen toiminta

TSV välittää tieteellisille seuroille opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriöltä saatavan valtionavustuksen julkaisutoimintaan ja kansainväliseen toimintaan

Hakuaika on vuosittain syyskuussa eli 1.-30.9.

Lisätietoja https://www.tsv.fi/fi/avustukset/julkaisutoiminta-ja-kansainvalinen-toiminta

 

The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV)

The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV) distributes subsidies granted by the Ministry of Education and Culture to scientific societies for their publishing and international activities. Subsidies may also be granted to general scientific societies and science policy associations to cover the costs of high-quality publishing activities.

The annual application period is 1–30 September.

https://www.tsv.fi/en/grants/publishing-and-international-activities-scientific-societies