HIP NEWS, 26 October 2020

HIP NEWS, 26 October 2020

 

Nordic HET seminar (NOTE: unusual time)

Tuesday 27 October 2020 at 16:30

Dalimil Mazáč (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)

Dispersive CFT Sum Rules

 

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COSMO SEMINAR

Wednesday 28 October 2020 at 14.15 via Zoom

Tessa Baker (Queen Mary University of London)

Testing gravity with gravitational waves

 

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Atmospheric Mathematics seminar

Wednesday 28 October 2020 at  14 Helsinki (13 Roma) via zoom

Marco Baldovin

Equilibrium and thermalization in integrable systems: the case of Toda model

 

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A special cosmology seminar (NOTE: UNUSUAL TIME)

Thursday 29 October 2020 at 16.00 via Zoom

Neil Cornish (Montana State University) from the NANOGrav collaboration

On the road to low frequency gravitational wave detection: NANOGrav at mile marker 12.5

 

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A new seminar series of InsituteQ seminar series on Quantum Computing Information and Technology

Friday 30 October 2020 at 15 (via Zoom)

The speaker of the inauguration talk will be Sabrina Maniscalco  who will start early in November her appointment as Quantum Information Professor at the University of Helsinki.

The title of the talk is “Emergent spatial entanglement in many-body quantum systems”

 

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Kumpula Physics Colloquium online, Friday 30.10.2020

The first Kumpula Physics Colloquium of the Autumn series will take place on Friday 30.10.2020 at 14:15 on the University Zoom meeting.

 

Our speaker is Joonas Nättilä, who is a postdoctoral research scientist at Columbia University and a Flatiron Research Fellow at the Flatiron Institute’s Center for Computational Astrophysics in New York, USA. Joonas will give an overview on how supercomputer simulations can help shed new light on astrophysical turbulence. The title of his talk is “Astrophysical turbulence: from stirring coffee to illuminating black holes”. The talk will last about 30 minutes, after which there will be time for questions.

For more information please visit: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/physics-colloquium/

 

Particle Physics Day 2020 in Zoom, Thursday 5.11.2020

Thursday 5 November2020 at 9.00 – 12.30 Europe/Helsinki

You can find the Zoom link and preliminary agenda at: https://indico.cern.ch/event/968273/

 

The meeting this year will be virtual and take place in Zoom, but please register nevertheless.

For any questions regarding the PPD, please contact either Mikko Voutilainen (mikko.voutilainen [at] cern.ch) or Henning Kirschenmann (henning.kirschenmann [at] cern.ch) via email.

 

 

Experiencing Finland – welcoming event

Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 16.30

The traditional University of Helsinki welcoming event for recently arrived international employees is held online.

This popular event is an opportunity to get some practical hints about forthcoming autumn and winter, Finnish people and Finland.

Please register at the latest on November 2.

Flamma https://flamma.helsinki.fi/s/fW1Ff

 

Business Finland – Partnership funding for companies and research organizations

Business Finland organized a competition where it challenged leading companies with international operations to resolve significant future challenges and increase their research, development and innovation investments in Finland. In the summer of 2020, three projects by four leading companies (Neste, Nokia, Metsä Group, Fortum) were selected as the winners.

 

Business Finland will now provide partnership funding for research, development and innovation projects related to the themes of these leading companies’ ecosystems.

  1. Study the roadmaps of the leading companies’ ecosystems.
  2. Discuss with the leading companies and Business Finland’s contact persons.
  3. Apply for funding by October 30, 2020.

More information: https://www.businessfinland.fi/en/whats-new/calls/2020/partnership-funding-for-companies-and-research-organizations/

 

(In Finnish) Utelias mieli -podcast

Mistä tieteenalasi kysymyksestä pitäisi puhua enemmän? Utelias mieli on yleistajuinen tiedepodcast kaikille maailmaan uteliaasti suhtautuville.

Kuuntele ja tilaa #UteliasMieli-podcast.

 

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/

 

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.

https://www.magnusehrnroothinsaatio.fi/en/grants/

 

Riitta ja Jorma J. Takanen Foundation sr

Riitta ja Jorma J. Takanen Foundations purpose is to advance economic life, especially the industry of technology through know-howanddevelopmentin the area of Central and Northern Finland.

The applications must be admitted 1.9.-31.10.2020.

https://www.rjtsaatio.fi/391-2/

 

PoDoCo Fall 2020 Application Round

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

PoDoCo Autumn 2020 Application Round 15.9. – 31.10.2020.

More details on https://www.podoco.fi/

 

(På svenska) Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland

SLS deltar i programmet Post Docs in Companies (PoDoCo) som förenar företag med forskare på doktorsnivå. Unga doktorer ges tillfälle att bidra med sin forskning till företag, och samtidigt få insikter i företagsvärlden och möjlighet att bli anställda.

Ansök om PoDoCo-poolens stipendier 15.9–31.10.2020.

https://www.epressi.com/tiedotteet/tiede-ja-tutkimus/ansok-om-podoco-poolens-stipendier-15.9-31.10.html

 

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. The foundation assigns grants once a year. Individuals, work groups, companies or associations can apply for the grants

Application period for 2021 is open until 13 December 2020.

More details https://runarbackstrominsaatio.fi/en/

 

Sigrid Juselius Foundation / 1-3 YEAR GRANTS

The 1-3 year grants are targeted for two target groups for medical research: Senior researchers and Young group leaders.

The application period for autumn 2020 is 28.10. – 28.11.2020.

https://sigridjuselius.fi/en/1-3-year-grants/

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