HIP NEWS August 13th 2018


HIP NEWS August 13th 2018






Tuesday 14 August 2018 at 10.15 in A315

Anthony Zee (Santa Barbara)

Some speculations on the cosmological constant paradox


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




Wednesday 15 August 2018 at 10.15 in A315

Jarkko Järvelä (Helsinki) Note special time!

On the capacity of entanglement


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ATTRACT funding call


Do you have a revolutionary idea about co-developing breakthrough scientific detection and imaging technologies for the market? Submit your idea and get funding to make it real.


To bridge the gap between basic research and real market needs, ATTRACT is calling for researchers, entrepreneurs and companies to bring forward breakthrough projects on pioneering imaging and sensor technologies.


The ATTRACT Project will fund 170 breakthrough technology concepts in the domain of detection and imaging technologies across Europe. The projects will be awarded €17 million in funding – €100,000 each in seed funding to carry out their idea.


The deadline of the call is 31 October 2018, 23:59 hrs CET.

More information on https://attract-eu.com/attract-call/





The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation. Applications are submitted using the electronic application system. http://jaes.fi/en/applying-for-donation/


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 in natural sciences can be applied from 13th August to 24th September 2018. 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).


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 Autumn application round is open from 15 Aug until 15 Sep 2018. https://www.postdocpooli.fi/?lang=en


Alfred Kordelin foundation supports the sciences, literature, the arts and public education with grants and awards. The next application period is 1-15.8.2018. More information https://kordelin.fi/en/frontpage/


Orion Research Foundation grants can be applied for between 1 August and 10 September 2018. Grants are designated for medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy and natural sciences related to those, such as chemistry and physics. More information https://www.orion.fi/en/rd/orion-research-foundation-grants-can-be-applied-for-between-1-august-and-10-september-2018/


Nessling Foundation general call is open 13.8.-14.9.2018. The Nessling Foundation awards funding for scientific research promoting environmental protection, and for the communication and implementation of research knowledge.

More information https://www.nessling.fi/grants-2/open-calls/?lang=en


Kone Foundation’s goal is to advance bold initiatives in research and the arts. The next application time is 1.-15.9. More information https://koneensaatio.fi/en/grants/grantapplicants/

Research posts funded by the Kone Foundation. More information https://koneensaatio.fi/en/grants/research-posts-funded-by-the-foundation/


(In Finnish) Tieteellisten seurojen julkaisutoiminta ja kansainvälinen toiminta

TSV välittää tieteellisille seuroille opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriöltä saatavan valtionavustuksen julkaisutoimintaan ja kansainväliseen toimintaan

Hakuaika on vuosittain syyskuussa eli 1.-30.9. Lisätietoja https://www.tsv.fi/fi/avustukset/julkaisutoiminta-ja-kansainvalinen-toiminta


Finnish for international personnel, autumn 2018


University employees and doctoral school students may enroll in the Language Services’ Finnish for Foreigners open-enrolment courses free of charge. The courses start is September, except for Finnish for False Beginners, which is organized in August.

The AUTUMN 2018 course programme is available at helsinki.fi/finnishcourses

Read this before you register: Checklist for students of Finnish



Academy of Finland September call 2018 // Call text has been published


The Academy of Finland September Call 2018 text has been published: http://aka.fi/en/funding/apply-now/academy-calls/september-call-2018/.

The call opens on 10 September and closes on 1 October at 16.15 local Finnish time.


The Academy of Finland will be holding its Ask & Apply – 2018 September Call tour in different location around Finland: http://aka.fi/en/funding/ask–apply-info-sessions/.

Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/tutkimusrahoitus/rahoituskoulutukset


Helsinki University Library:  Research Data Management: Courses & workshops FALL 2018


DMPTuuli workshops at Kumpula Campus Library, room G108b
Thursday 6.9.2018, 10-12 am (in English)
Thursday 13.9.2018, 10-12 am (in Finnish)
Enrollments: https://elomake.helsinki.fi/lomakkeet/90686/lomake.html

More information http://libraryguides.helsinki.fi/c.php?g=421418&p=4694279#s-lg-box-wrapper-17244706








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