HIP NEWS, 26 August 2019


HIP NEWS, 26 August 2019


Filip Tuomisto, HIP Technology program director, has been appointed as professor at the University of Helsinki. Previously Filip was professor at the Aalto University.

Flyura Djurabekova, HIP Accelerator technology: materials project leader, has been appointed as professor at the University of Helsinki.

Panja Luukka, HIP CMS Upgrade project leader, has been appointed as professor (tenured) at the Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology LUT.

David Weir has been appointed as associate professor at the University of Helsinki.







Tuesday 27 August 2019 at 10.15 in A315:

Tommi Tenkanen (Johns Hopkins University)

Spectator Dark Matter


Tuesday 27 August 2019 at 14.15 in A315

Tiina Naaranoja (University of Helsinki)

Diamond Time-of-Flight Detectors and their Radiation Tolerance


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





The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

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



(På svenska) Svenska tekniska vetenskapsakademien i Finland (STV)

Stipendier till stöd för vetenskapen

Akademien utdelar stipendier för verksamhet vars syfte sammanfaller med Akademiens. Stipendier kan beviljas enskild sökande med avlagd akademisk slutexamen. Stipendier kan sökas kontinuerligt under året och beslut görs kvartalsvis.



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).



The Instrumentarium Science Foundation: Call for grants 2020

The Instrumentarium Science Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2020. To celebrate the anniversary year, the Foundation has allocated 2 million Euros to support medical research, medical technology and related science and economics research. Silmu is a new form of grant designed for promoting business research, innovations and entrepreneurship.

The Foundation’s grants for the year 2020 are available from 10th of June to 9th of September 2019.



Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation

Post doc scholarships

Persons who recently have obtained their PhD may apply for a postdoctoral scholarship. The purpose of a postdoctoral scholarship is to enable the grantee to further develop as a researcher. Applicants for a postdoctoral scholarship may also apply for support for research related costs and travel. A separate application for these purposes must be made.

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. – 31.12. to a student who has been accepted by the university as a doctoral student. The stipend can be awarded conditionally to a student about to graduate.



Orion Research Foundation grants for 2020

Grants are designated to support academic research for Finnish medicine, veterinary medicine, pharmacy and natural sciences related to those, such as chemistry and physics according Orion Research Foundation’s rules.

The grant application period is between 1 August and 10 September 2019.



Nessling Foundation

The Nessling Foundation awards funding for scientific research promoting environmental protection, and for the communication and implementation of research knowledge.

General call is open 12.8.-13.9.2019.



(In Finnish) Väisälän rahasto

Rahasto tukee erityisesti matematiikan, fysiikan, meteorologian, geofysiikan ja astronomian aloilla tehtävää tutkimusta.

The call for applications for the Väisälä Fund is open from August 14 to September 25.

More details in Finnish  https://www.acadsci.fi/apurahat-ja-palkinnot/haettavat-apurahat/vaisalan-rahasto.html


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 2019.



Kone Foundation

Kone Foundation’s goal is to advance bold initiatives in research and the arts.

The annual grant call will be open between 1 and 15 September, 2019.



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


The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV)

The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies (TSV) distributes subsidies granted by the Ministry of Education and Culture to scientific societies for their publishing and international activities. Subsidies may also be granted to general scientific societies and science policy associations to cover the costs of high-quality publishing activities.

The annual application period is 1–30 September.




Nokia Foundation Scholarship and Jorma Ollila grant application calls

Nokia Foundation has calls open for applications for Nokia Scholarships, Jorma Ollila grants, and Nokia Visiting Professor grants.


Nokia Scholarship is intended to encourage efficient, fast-progressing postgraduate studies. The scholarship can be granted for post-graduate studies in a Finnish university, or to a Finnish applicant for post-graduate studies abroad.

Application time: 1.8. – 30.9.2019



Jorma Ollila Grant is targeted towards recently graduated doctors to further develop their research career. Personal grants are awarded for gaining international experience for a period of 1-3 years.

Application time: 1.8. – 30.9.2019



Nokia Visiting Professor and Centennial

Grants for Nokia Visiting Professors are given to distinguished foreign professors to work in Finland, or to deserving Finnish professors working at respected foreign universities.


Nokia Foundation Board will make decisions quarterly.

Applications Sent By: Board Decision available:
August 5, 2019 August 30, 2019
September 30, 2019 October 30, 2019


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