HIP NEWS, 15 November 2021  

HIP NEWS, 15 November 2021  




Wednesday 17 November 2021 at 14:15

Jorinde van de Vis (DESY)

“Constraining phase transitions with LISA – Prospects and degeneracies”

Abstract: https://www.hip.fi/cosmoseminars/



Wednesday 17 November 2021 at 14:15 Helsinki, 13:15 Rome, 09:15 São Paulo via Zoom

Rodrigo Bissacot (Instituto de Matemática e Estatística Universidade de São Paulo)

“Ferromagnetic Ising models with decaying fields”

Abstract: https://www2.helsinki.fi/sites/default/files/atoms/files/abs-20211117.txt

More info: https://www2.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/mathematical-physics/seminars-and-workshops


Astrophysics seminar

Friday 19 November 2021 at 10.15

Johan Fynbo (Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen)


Abstract: https://wiki.helsinki.fi/display/astjourn/Astrophysics+seminar



Kumpula Physics Colloquium online, Friday 19.11.2021

The next Kumpula Physics Colloquium in the autumn series will take place on Friday (19.11.2021) at 14:15 on the University Zoom meeting.

Our speaker is Hanna Kokko, who is professor in evolutionary ecology in the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies of the University of Zurich. The title of her talk is “If evolution is all about the survival of the fittest, how come it produces so much diversity?” Hanna will talk about the role of natural selection in the diversity of species. 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/



The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation accepts grant applications every day of the year. There are no separate application times.



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).



(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.



(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.



EDUFI Fellowship

The EDUFI Fellowship is intended, particularly, for providing initial funding to carry out research for a doctoral thesis in Finland.

Applicant: a Finnish university department

Who: a doctoral student or a young researcher from outside Finland

Purpose: initial funding for completing a doctoral research project in Finland, completion of a double degree or a study visit on exceptionally compelling reasons

Application deadline: rolling deadline. You should apply for the grant five months before the start of the fellowship.

Duration of fellowship: 3–12 months, visits 3–6 months



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.



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: The application period is open from 1 October to 15 December 2021.



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.

Application period 01.11.–30.11.2021 at 23:59.



Fulbright-Technology Industries of Finland Grants, Postdoc

The Fulbright–Technology Industries of Finland Grant Program awards grants to postdoctoral researchers in the field of technology to carry out a research project in the U.S.

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 for 2022-23 is open! Apply by December 2, 2021.



Seeking Solutions for Global Challenges Award

The Seeking Solutions for Global Challenges Award is a special grant opportunity for Finnish professionals and postdoctoral researchers who want to impact the future and make a difference, finding solutions to current and global challenges through their research or professional projects.

The Fulbright Finland Foundation operates under the brand promise “Together Shaping the Future” and its vision is to “empower the minds that will find global solutions to tomorrow’s challenges by fostering academic and professional expertise and excellence in leadership”. The new award was created to support the Foundation’s vision and its strategic objectives.

The application period for 2022-23 is open! Apply by December 2, 2021.


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