HIP NEWS, 18 November 2019

HIP NEWS, 18 November 2019

 

HELSINKI INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS SEMINARS

Tuesday 19 November 2019 at 10.15 in A315

Viljami Leino (Munich)

Lattice constraints to heavy quark diffusion coefficent

 

Thursday 21 November 2019 at 10.15 in A315

Varun Sethi (Delhi U)

TBA

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

 

Welcome to  The NUSPRASEN Workshop, Registration still open

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 28.

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)

 

 

DOCTORAL DEFENCES

Jaana Heikkilä, M.Sc., will defend her Doctoral dissertation entitled “Search for a Pseudoscalar Higgs Boson in the Context of Two-Higgs-Doublet Models” on Friday 22nd November 2019 at 12:00 in the auditorium D101 at Physicum. Professor Alexander Read, University of Oslo, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Paula Eerola, Vice-Rector of the University of Helsinki, as the custos.

 

Arttu Pönni will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Holographic Studies of Entanglement Measures” in the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, on 12 December 2019 at 14:00, Exactum, auditorium CK112. Professor Javier Mas, University of Santiago de Compostela, will serve

as the opponent, and Associate Professor Aleksi Vuorinen as the custos.

 

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.

Project grants

Leaders of research groups may also apply for larger project support that can be divided over a period of two to three years. The project grants are awarded for one year at a time. Continuation of the support is granted upon application, the decision being based on the progress report included with the application.

Deadline for applications 30.11.19.

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

 

(In Finnish) Lappeenrannan teknillisen yliopiston tukisäätiö: Kansainväliset vierailuapurahat vuodelle 2020

Apurahat on tarkoitettu niin ulkomaille lähteville kuin LUT:iin tuleville.
Lähtevien apurahat on suunnattu perheen kustannuksiin ja lähinnä matkakuluihin sekä isomman asunnon kuluihin. Lisäksi säätiö voi tukea matkoissa ja asumiskuluissa LUT:ssa vierailevia tutkijoita.

Hakuaika: 4.9.-29.11.2019

Lisätietoja https://lut-tukisaatio.fi/postdocit.php

 

The Runar Bäckström Foundation

The aim of the Runar Bäckström foundation is to encourage and support inventions that are beneficial to Finnish businesses and thereby strengthen their global competitiveness.

Application period for the 2019-2020 grants opens 1 October 2019 and is open until 13 December 2019.

More details http://www.runarbackstrominsaatio.fi/en/

 

Sigrid Juselius Foundation / 1-3 YEAR GRANTS

The grants are designed for senior researchers and young team leaders looking to set up their own research team.

The application period for autumn 2019 is 28.10. – 28.11.

https://sigridjuselius.fi/en/1-3-year-grants/

 

(In Finnish) Osk. Huttunen Fellowship

Osk. Huttusen säätiö julistaa haettavaksi professoreille ja senioritutkijoille tarkoitetun Osk. Huttunen Fellowship –apurahan. Lukuvuoden 2020-2021 Fellowship-kauden hakuaika on 1.12.2019-15.1.2020.

http://www.oskhuttusensaatio.net/fellowship.html

 

(In Finnish) Tampereen kaupungin Tiederahasto

Tiedeapurahoja myönnetään tutkijoille, tutkijaryhmille ja -yhteisöille tieteellisen tutkimuksen toteuttamiseen ja julkaisutoimintaan. Apurahat myönnetään pääasiassa akateemisiin jatkotutkintoihin tähtäävään tieteelliseen tutkimustyöhön ja tieteellisten tutkimusten julkaisemiseen.

Hakuaika 03.12.2019 – 28.12.2019

Lisätietoja https://www.tampere.fi/tampereen-kaupunki/yhteystiedot-ja-asiointi/avustukset/apurahat/tiederahasto.html

 

(In Finnish) Tekniikan Akatemia TAF Technology Academy Finland

Millennium Youth Prize

Tekniikan Akatemia ja Aalto-yliopisto järjestävät kilpailun alle 19-vuotiaille innovaattoreille. Millennium Youth Prize on kansainvälisen Millennium-teknologia­palkinnon juniorversio.

Ilmoittaudu mukaan https://taf.fi/fi/tapahtumat/millennium-youth-prize/

 

Millennium Talks

Millennium Talks -tilaisuudet ovat avoimia keskusteluhetkiä, joissa pohditaan ajankohtaisia teknologia-aiheita. Jos haluat liittyä Tekniikan Akatemia TAF:n postituslistalle ja saada sähköpostiisi kutsut Millennium Talks -tilaisuuksiin, lähetä yhteystietosi osoitteeseen info(at)taf.fi.