HIP NEWS, 15 October 2018

HIP NEWS, 15 October 2018



Timo Kärkkäinen, FM will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Neutrino masses and oscillations – in theories beyond the Standard Model” (Neutriinojen massat ja oskillaatiot standardimallin laajennuksissa) in the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, on 19 October 2018 at 12:15. The public examination will take place at the following address: Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2, Physicum E204. Professori Tommy Ohlsson, KTH, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Katri Huitu as the custos. https://helsinginyliopisto.etapahtuma.fi/en-us/Kalenteri/English?id=53522


Open Access Week 2018 –  Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge

Open Science Kiosk – Hosted by HUlib

Tuesday 23 October at 11.00 – 13.00, Kumpula, Physicum lobby


Open Science afternoon – Hosted by HUlib

Wednesday 24 October 2018 at 12.00–14.00, Think Corner

This event will give you an opportunity to ask  the Finnish research funders about Plan S – an initiative to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality.

Programme and more information: http://libraryguides.helsinki.fi/oa-week2018


Open Access -service at HULib:

openaccess-info@helsinki.fi – Questions about self-archiving or Open Access publishing? Any feedback concerning the Open Access week 2018?

#openaccess #openscience #ORCID #selfarchiving #kukaomistaajulkaisusi


Events, Trainings and Activities for International Staff – autumn 2018

Cultural Awareness 23.10.2018

During the training we will discuss cultural diversity and intercultural communication in general as well as share tips on how to increase your cultural awareness. We also hope to hear from your experiences on the University of Helsinki as an international working environment and discuss ways to make it an even better international community. The training will feature both information sharing and discussion. The audience is encouraged to be active and share from their own experience. Sign up via Staff Training Calendar Henkka (search for ”cultural”).


Experiencing Finland 25.10.2018

Newly arrived international staff and their family members are welcome to the next Experiencing Finland Event, taking place on Thursday, October 25, 2018 5pm-8pm. Aalto University and University of Helsinki host this popular event, which is an opportunity to get some practical hints about forthcoming autumn and winter, Finnish people and Finland. Flamma-link to programme and registration: https://flamma.helsinki.fi/en/HY377201


Finnish Working Culture 23.11.2018

This is a one-day training course offering a general introduction to Finnish society and working culture, its features and curiosities. Sign up via Staff Training Calendar Henkka or via this E-lomake.



(City centre) Research professional database training

Thursday 25 October, 2018 at 10:00-11:00

Want to quickly learn how to find new funding sources? Come hear and see Research Professional expert Saara Santanen (UK) guide you through the various search options in the database. Registration via Lyyti


Horizon2020 proposal development training

Thursday 22.11.2018 at 9:00–13:00

Research Funding Services will organise together with the Europa Media Group a training on proposal development for Horizon2020.

Registration is free but required! Last day to register is 20.11.2018. Registration via Lyyti.


(City Centre) How to be more persuasive & sell your ideas?

Mon 26.11.2018 at 9-16

This one day intensive seminar helps you to be more convincing in either Finnish or English.

Last day to register 18.11.2018. Registration in Henkka-training calendar: http://www.helsinki.fi/henkilostokoulutuskalenteri

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



The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.

Donations and scholarships are available for application on a continuous basis.



(In Finnish) Apurahahaku: Ympäristöteknologian tutkimus- ja kehitystyöhön apuraha

Apuraha myönnetään ansioituneelle ympäristöteknologian osaajalle tutkimus- ja kehitystyöhön. Apurahan tarkoituksena on edistää teollisuuden ympäristöteknologian tutkimusta ja tutkimustulosten hyödyntämistä teknologiatuotteina ja -palveluina.

Vapaamuotoinen hakemus toimitetaan rahaston asiamiehelle viimeistään 10.12.2018.

Lisätietoja https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/HY377090


Teknologiateollisuuden 100-vuotissäätiö (the Technology Industries of Finland Centennial Foundation) PoDoCo Fall 2018 Application Round

PoDoCo is a matchmaking program supporting long term competitiveness and strategic renewal of companies and the employment of young doctors in the private sector.

Application round will take place within 15.9.-31.10.2018.

More details http://techfinland100.fi/podoco-fall-2018-application-round/


The Runar Bäckström Foundation

The aim of the Runar Bäckström foundation is to encourage and support inventions that are beneficial to Finnish businesses and thereby strengthen their global competitiveness.

Application round within 1.10. – 14.12.2018.

More details http://www.runarbackstrominsaatio.fi/en/


(In Finnish) Sigrid Juséliuksen Säätiö

Syksyn 2018 hakuaika on 26.10. – 28.11.

Apuraha on suunnattu kahdelle eri kohderyhmälle lääketieteelliseen tutkimukseen: varttuneet tutkijat ja nuoret ryhmänjohtajat.

Lisätietoja https://sigridjuselius.fi/1-3-vuotiset-apurahat/



The information session is primarily intended for doctoral candidates at the University of Helsinki who will be defending their dissertations in a public examination in the near future, ideally before you submit your doctoral dissertation for pre-examination. The public examination will be discussed from various angles. The session will be held in English.


Friday 9 November 2018 from 12:30 until 15.15, City Center Campus

Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/HY377435









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