HIP NEWS April 3rd 2018

HIP NEWS April 3rd 2018





Thursday 5 April 2018 at 10.15 in A315

Marco Marquard (CERN/ALICE)

Two ways to study heavy-ion collisions


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



ACADEMY OF FINLAND: Funding for NSF Graduate Research Fellows for research in Finland


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


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.

Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY373311


Publishing open access and making data available


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


UH DataSupport-team (researchdata [@] helsinki.fi)

More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/SuomenAkatemia-Tutkimusasiat/Publishing-open-access-and-making-data-available





April call 2018

Applications for the April 2018 call can be submitted in the online services between 1 March and 25 April 2018.

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.

More information in flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/tutkimusinfrastruktuuri-tutkimusasiat/firi-2018-research-infrastructures



Funding opportunities


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).




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