HIP NEWS March 14th 2016

HIP NEWS March 14th 2016

Tuesday 15 March 2016 at 10.15 in A315
Rauno Lauhakangas (HIP)
To the galaxy with the bubble chamber

Abstract: A few words about measurements from bubble chamber era to the large hadron colliders.

Wednesday 16 March 2016 at 14:15 in A315
Thomas Jacques (SISSA, Trieste)
Simplified models for DM searches at the LHC

Abstract: As the first results from Run II of the LHC are released, it is important to evaluate the ways in which we study DM at colliders. In the past we have used EFTs to constrain DM in a semi-model-independent way, but it is now clear that this approach has limitations. The community is moving full-speed into the usage of simplified models of dark matter, and it is important to approach them in a logical and consistent way so that we can learn as much as possible about the dark sector. Simplified models are designed to have fewer parameters than full, UV-complete models of dark matter, so that the full parameter space can be explored. At the same time, they are designed to still provide much the same phenomenology as full models, so that we don’t miss any potential signals. I will talk about some of the techniques and challenges we use to achieve these sometimes contradictory goals, and also how collider constraints fit into the broader search for dark matter.

PhD Career Course will begin on 1 April
Time: 01.04.2016 – 29.04.2016

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Staff training: Project Management Training for Researchers will begin on 5 April
Time: 05.04.2016 – 06.04.2016
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More information https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/osaaminen/hakemisto-ja-palvelut-henkilostoasiat-osaamisen-kehittaminen-ja-koulutus-staff-training-project-management-training-for-researchers-5-64

P. Dendooven 24.2. – 6.4.
M. Hindmarsh 5.3. – 20.3. (KR)
T. Jacques 12.3. – 16.3.;18.3. – 19.3 (FM)
S. Kawai 15.2. – 19.3. (FM)
J. White 8.3. – 15.3. (FM)

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