HIP NEWS, 2 November 2020  

HIP NEWS, 2 November 2020  

NEW HIP BLOG POST (IN FINNISH)

Uunituoreessa HIP:n blogikirjoituksessa HIP:n ALICE-projektin päällikkö Sami Räsänen kertoo kuuman kvarkkiaineen tutkimuksesta ALICE-kokeessa.

ONLINE EVENT ON THE EUROPEAN STRATEGY FOR PARTICLE PHYSICS,
TODAY 2 NOVEMBER AT 17.00-18.00 (FINNISH TIME)

Falling Walls Foundation organizes a Falling Walls Circle Table discussion: The Next Big Machine – Does CERN Need Another Supercollider? with Zulfikar Abbany, Ursula Bassler, Nigel Lockyer, Jeremy Farrar, and Beate Heinemann today 2.11.2020 at 17.00-18.00 Finnish time (16.00-17.00 CET).

The event is digital and free for everyone.

More information on https://falling-walls.com/event/circle-table-the-next-big-machine-does-cern-need-another-supercollider/

SEMINARS

Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 10.15 with Zoom

Jani Kastikainen (Helsinki & APC, Paris)

“Holographic F-functions in ABJM theory with flavor on the 3-sphere”

Join Zoom Meeting

Nordic HET seminar

Tuesday 3 November 2020 at 15:15

Akash Jain. Victoria (Nordita)

“Non-universality of hydrodynamics Abstract”

Join Zoom Meeting

COSMO SEMINAR

Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 14.15 via Zoom

Giorgio Arcadi (Roma Tre University)

“Collider prospects for vector Dark Matter coupled with the Higgs”

Join Zoom Meeting

Atmospheric Mathematics seminar

Wednesday 4 November 2020 at 14 via Zoom

Gerardo Barrera Vargas  (University of Helsinki)

“Profile of the convergence to equilibrium for Langevin diffusions under a potential with a unique degenerate minimum”

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DOCTORAL DEFENCES

Eemeli Annala, FM will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “From QCD to Neutron Stars and Back – Probing the Fundamental Properties of Dense Matter” on 5 November 2020 at 14:00. The public examination will take place at the following address: Physicum, sali D101, Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2.

Live stream https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/64289307537?pwd=OUY0TEhTQ2s2dDBHTlROUmRJZDMwdz09

Live stream passcode: 112840

Professori JĂĽrgen Schaffner-Bielich, Goethe University, will serve as the opponent, and Professor Aleksi Vuorinen as the custos.

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

(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/

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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