HIP NEWS, 30 November 2020  

HIP NEWS, 30 November 2020  

 

SEMINARS

Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 10.15 with Zoom

Matti Järvinen (APCTP, Pohang, Korea)

Holographic neutron stars and transport in dense QCD

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Nordic HET seminar

Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 15:15

Ibere Kuntz (Bologna)

“Singularities under field redefinitions”

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Particle and Astroparticle Physics Colloquium

Tuesday 1 December 2020 at 15.45 GMT, 16:45 Europe/Berlin

Subir Sarkar (University of Oxford)

“Beyond the cosmological standard model”

COSMO SEMINAR

Wednesday 2 December 2020 at 14.15

Anastasiia Filimonova (Heidelberg University)

“Long-lived particles: connecting early universe dynamics to collider signatures”

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The monthly seminar series in Quantum Science and Technology

Friday 4 December 2020 at 15:15 Helsinki, 14:15 Rome-Paris-Berlin, 13:15 London

Jukka Pekola (Aalto University)

“Quantum thermodynamics – superconducting circuit approach”

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Materials Physics zoominar 

Friday 4 December at 14.15

Kristoffer Simula (University of Helsinki)

“Quantum Monte Carlo simulation of positron annihilation in solids”

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SEMINARS

Tuesday 8 December 2020 at 10.15 with Zoom

Jeff  Kost (Sussex)

“Deciphering the Archaeological Record: Cosmological Imprints of Non-Minimal Dark Sectors”

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DOCTORAL DEFENCE

Jere Remes, FM will defend the PhD thesis, entitled “Probing the QCD Phase Diagram via Holographic Models”, on Monday 14th December at 14 o’clock.

The opponent is Associate Professor Umut GĂĽrsoy from Utrecht University, and the custos is Associate Professor Aleksi Vuorinen from the University of Helsinki.

The opponent will be participating through a remote connection, and it will also be possible to follow the defence remotely in Zoom:

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

Meeting ID: 642 8930 7537

Passcode: 112840

 

 (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/

 

The Seeking Solutions for Global Challenges Award

This new award is designed to enable Finnish professionals and postdoctoral researchers to conduct research or professional projects in any discipline on topics of current and global importance at any appropriate U.S. institution or organization.

The application period is now open. Apply by December 6, 2020.

https://www.fulbright.fi/grants-research-postdoc-and-scholar/seeking-solutions-global-challenges-award

The Fulbright–Technology Industries of Finland Grant Program

The purpose of the Fulbright–Technology Industries of Finland Grant Program is to strengthen Finnish excellence and to promote the renewal of industry and commerce with a long-term goal in mind.

The grant can be awarded for a postdoctoral research visit in a U.S. university or research center, lasting between 8 and 12 months.

The application period is now open. Apply by December 6, 2020.

https://www.fulbright.fi/grants-research-postdoc-and-scholar/fulbright-technology-industries-finland-grants-post-doc

(In Finnish) Metsämiesten Säätiö

Säätiö rahoittaa painopistealueidensa mukaisia koulutushankkeita, tutkimushankkeita, selvityksiä, kehittämis-, markkinointi- ja viestintähankkeita, opiskelijoiden ulkomaan opintoja ja opintomatkoja sekä opinnäytetöitä.

Hakuaika: 1.12.2020 – 31.1.2021

https://www.mmsaatio.fi/apurahat/apurahan-hakijalle/apurahat-vuodelle-2021.html

 

Young Physicist Prize 2020

The Finnish Physical Society awards an annual prize for the excellent Master’s thesis  in the field of physical sciences. The purpose of this prize is to support young researchers and acknowledge them for the exceptional work.

The call is now open. Deadline is on Wednesday 8.1.2021 at 23:59.

More details on https://www.fyysikkoseura.fi/language/en/grants-prizes/young-physists-prize/

 

(In Finnish) Tampereen kaupungin Tiederahasto

Tiedeapurahoja myönnetään tutkijoille, tutkijaryhmille ja -yhteisöille tieteellisen tutkimuksen toteuttamiseen ja julkaisutoimintaan. Apurahat myönnetään pääasiassa akateemisiin jatkotutkintoihin tähtäävään tieteelliseen tutkimustyöhön ja tieteellisten tutkimusten julkaisemiseen.

Hakuaika 01.12. – 28.12.2020.

Lisätietoja https://www.tampere.fi/tampereen-kaupunki/yhteystiedot-ja-asiointi/avustukset/apurahat/tiederahasto.html

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