HIP NEWS, 4 May 2020  

HIP NEWS, 4 May 2020  

NEW BLOG POST OUT 

Flyura Djurabekova writes about the important role of materials research in developing new particle colliders in her HIP Blog post Materials for future particle colliders.

HIP SEMINAR VIA ZOOM

Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 10.15 using Zoom

Rebeca Gonzalez Suarez (Uppsala)

Long Live the Large Hadron Collider

The link to the seminar is https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/68661085589

More details on https://www.hip.fi/seminars/

PHD-STUDENT POSITION IN JYVĂ„SKYLĂ„

Department of Physics at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, has opened a PhD-student position on ALICE physics. The deadline for applications is 15th May 2020. Application and all attachments should be submitted through an electronic system provided by the University. Details can be found in

https://rekry.saima.fi/certiahome/open_job_view.html?did=5600&jc=12&id=00008990&lang=fi&fbclid=IwAR1L5wnfyHuq-MH10W4LVICKr9ZJL_9Yxo_Jztoomp0Dc0YxueFbk8ACkuk

Further info:

Dr. Sami Räsänen

sami.s.rasanen [at] jyu.fi

Survey for researchers about the digital resources and services of the National Library

Have you ever used the digital resource materials of the National Library of Finland or wondered how to use them?

If  yes, now is the chance to take part in a survey to develop researcher service concept called Mining Lab (Louhos).

The survey has 20 questions and takes about 10 to 15 minutes. None of the questions are obligatory. The survey is open until 15th May 2020. You can find the survey here: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/B0DC00FCDDFB44F4

The respondents have an opportunity to participate in a raffle in order to win a museum card or  publications of the National Library.

More details on https://www.kansalliskirjasto.fi/en/news/survey-for-researchers-about-the-digital-resources-and-services-of-the-national-library

Iris.ai: workshops and COVID-19 Open Research Dataset

All workshops and webinars are free of charge for UH researchers and students. Helsinki University Library provides premium level access to Iris.ai.

Workshops (basic)

Discover Iris.ai – an artificial intelligence that takes your research question or paper and helps you to discover other research like it, across any discipline:

  • A basic Iris.ai Workshops for Science Enthusiasts, Researchers & Students second Thursday of every month starting at April, sign up here.
Iris.ai vs COVID-19: a free offer to researchers and citizen scientists during the pandemic

More details on https://iris.ai/announcements/irisai-vs-covid19/

More details on flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/fi/group/ajankohtaista/uutinen/-/uutinen/irisai–workshopit–pandemiatutkimuksen-webinaari-74-seka-covid-19-open-reserach-dataset/10715439

(In Finnish) Verkkotapahtuma: Avoimen tieteen kevätpäivät 2020

Keskiviikko 13.5.2020 klo 9.00 – 15.00

Avoimen tieteen kevätpäivät tänä vuonna verkkotapahtumana.

Tilaisuuden yhteisien osuuksien osallistumislinkki:  https://zoom.us/j/531700521

Lisätietoja ja ohjelma https://avointiede.fi/fi/tapahtumat/avoimen-tieteen-kevatpaivat-2020

 

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

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

http://www.jaes.fi/en/avustusten-haku/

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 [at] helsinki.fi).

https://www.acadsci.fi/en/scholarships-and-prizes/scholarships/mathematics-fund.html

(In Finnish) Marjatta ja Eino Kollin Säätiö

Säätiön tehtävänä on tukea tieteellistä sekä soveltavaa tutkimusta ja kehitystyötä myöntämällä apurahoja hankkeiden toteuttajille. Säätiö tarjoaa mahdollisuuksia yksittäisille tutkijoille ja kehittäjille sekä tutkimus-/ kehittäjäryhmille. Haasteena on ruokkia nimenomaan sellaista kehitystä, jolla olisi elinympäristömme kannalta positiivista vaikutusta pitkällä tähtäimellä. Apurahojen hakuaika on jatkuva.

https://www.kollinsaatio.com/

(PĂĄ 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.

https://www.stvif.fi/forskarstipendier/

Jenny and Antti Wihuri foundation

The Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation is a Finnish non-profit organization that supports hundreds of projects in the areas of research, art and societal activities every year. Grants for science are primarily awarded for doctoral studies, post-doctoral research, homing-grant for independent research after post-doctoral research and research groups.

Application period starts 3.5 and application deadline is 31.5.

https://wihurinrahasto.fi/grants/apurahahaku-2020/?lang=en

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