HIP NEWS August 28th 2017

HIP NEWS August 28th 2017
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
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Tuesday 29 August 2017 at 10.15 in E205 (note place!)
Stanislav Rusak (Nordita)
Inflation, Higgs and EW vacuum stability

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

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
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THE FOUNDATIONS’ POST DOC POOL
The pool grants are intended only for sending researchers abroad from Finland. The pool grants are not intended for subsidizing researchers’ mobility from other countries to Finland.
The Pool’s application round is open from 15 Aug until 15 Sept 2017.
http://www.postdocpooli.fi/?lang=en

THE NESSLING FOUNDATION AWARDS
Nessling Foundation general call is open from 14 Aug until 15 Sept 2017. Funding for scientific research promoting environmental protection, and for the communication and implementation of research knowledge.
http://www.nessling.fi/grants-2/open-calls/?lang=en

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

VÄISÄLÄ FOUNDATION’S SCHOLARSHIPS
Väisälä Foundation’s scholarships in natural sciences can be applied from 14th August to 26th September 2017.
Applications shall be made by electronic means only. For detailed instructions, see https://www.acadsci.fi/en/scholarships-and-prizes/scholarships/vaisala-foundation.html (in Finnish)

All the material is in Finnish, but more information via email ( nina.rapelo [at] acadsci.fi ) from the office of Suomalainen Tiedeakatemia (Finnish Academy of Science and Letters).

VUORINEUVOS MATTI SUNDBERG QUALITY FUND GRANT
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Aalto University School of Science invites applications for the Vuorineuvos Matti Sundberg Quality Fund grant. The amount of the grant is in general 5 000 euro. Eligible applicants are university or university of applied sciences teachers or researchers who have achieved success in quality related education or research or persons working in industry who have distinguished themselves in the development, research or education in quality issues. The grant can also be awarded to an organization.

The deadline for applications is 30.9.2017. A written application with utilization of the grant and/or project plan (and a 1000 character summary) from quality perspective, CV and possible list of publications of the applicant(s) or applicant’s representative are submitted through the electronic Webpropol system at: https://www.webropolsurveys.com/S/5F63A5F1B57C223F.par

For more information please contact secretary of the grant committee Pirjo Peippo-Lavikka, pirjo.peippo-lavikka [at] aalto.fi
http://sci.aalto.fi/en/about/matti_sundberg_grant/

ASK&APPLY TOUR
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Academy of Finland’s Ask&Apply tour is on its way around Finland. The main themes include the evaluation process, open science and the new international guidelines.
For the tour dates see http://www.aka.fi/fi/rahoitus/ask-apply/askapply-tour-dates-2017/

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.