HIP NEWS April 23rd 2018
Tuomas Tenkanen will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Electroweak phase transition in theories beyond the Standard Model” in the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, on 3 May 2018 at 10:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: Exactum, auditorio A111, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2 B. DESY staff researcher Thomas Konstandin, DESY, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Aleksi Vuorinen as the custos. https://helsinginyliopisto.etapahtuma.fi/en-us/Kalenteri/English?id=52242
APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE 2018 CERN SCHOOL OF COMPUTING (CSC 2018)
The 41st CERN School of Computing (CSC 2018), organized by CERN in collaboration with Tel Aviv University (TAU), will be held in Tel Aviv, Israel on October 1-14, 2018.
There are few places available. The school is for scientists and engineers in the fields of Computing and Physics. Their goal is to create the best conditions for learning, but also to facilitate cross-national and cross-institute networking.
The two-week academic programme consists of more than 50 hours of lectures and hands-on exercises, covering three main themes: base technologies, physics computing, and data technologies.
All details, including the application form, can be found at https://indico.cern.ch/e/CSC-2018
The School is limited to 60 students. The total fee is EUR 1500 per student (limited financial support may be available for justified cases). The deadline for applications is Sunday May 13.
For all enquiries and correspondence related to the School, please email Computing.School[@]cern.ch
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS / HIP JOINT COLLOQUIA / SEMINARS
Friday 27 April 2018 at 10.15 in C310 Note place!
Tatyana Arsenovich (Helsinki): Reliability and quality assurance methods for the development of radiation hard particle detectors
More information on http://www.hip.fifi/seminars/
Wednesday 25 April 2018 at 14.15 in A315
Tommi Tenkanen (Queen Mary University of London): Primordial Black Holes as Dark Matter.
More information on http://research.hip.fi/hwp/cosmology/?page_id=206
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/