HIP NEWS, 14 November 2022   


HIP NEWS, 14 November 2022   




Tuesday 15 November 2022 at 10:15 in A315 and using Zoom

Shudhashil Bhartuar (Helsinki)

“Prototype evaluation and radiation hardness studies of position-sensitive and timing detectors for the Future CMS detector”

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



Tuesday 22 November 2022 at 10:15 in A315 and using Zoom

Amelia Drew (Cambridge)

“Massless and Massive Radiation from Global Cosmic Strings with Adaptive Mesh Refinement”

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


Cosmology Seminar

Wednesday 16 November 2022 at 14:15 via zoom

Volodymyr Takhistov (KEK, Tsukuba), (Remote)

“Marvelous Manifestations of Primordial Black Holes: from Multiverse to Neutron Star Explosions”

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



Astrophysics seminar

Friday 18 November 2022 at 10:15, Physicum D106

Mikko Pöntinen (University of Helsinki)


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




Maria Golovleva will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Numerical simulations of defect modeling in semiconductor radiation detectors” in the School of Engineering Science, Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (LUT), on 18 November 2022 at 12:00.

The public examination will take place at the following address:

Auditorium 1316, Yliopistonkatu 34, Lappeenranta.

There will also be possibility for the spectators to follow the dissertation in Zoom https://lut.zoom.us/j/67922717605

Professor Flyura Djurabekova, University of Helsinki, will serve as the opponent and Panja Luukka as the custos.

The dissertation has been published in the Acta Universitatis Lappeenrantaensis research series number 1050 of the university. https://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-952-335-877-5

HIP-Internal Report Series HIP-2022-02.



Hannu Siikonen, MSc. (tech.) will defend the doctoral dissertation entitled “Measurement of the Top Quark Mass with the CMS Experiment” in the Faculty of Science, University of Helsinki, on 22 November 2022 at 13:00.

The public examination will take place at the following address:

Chemicum, auditorio A129, A.I. Virtasen aukio 1.

Unitube stream available at https://video.helsinki.fi/unitube/live-stream.html?room=l42

Senior lecturer, Royal Society university research fellow Mark Owen, University of Glasgow, School of Physics and Astronomy, will serve as the opponent, and Mikko Voutilainen as the custos.

The dissertation will be published in the series HIP Internal Report Series.

The dissertation is also available in electronic form in Helda https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/350250



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


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.

The application period is open from 1 October 2022 to 16 December 2022.

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


Sigrid Juselius Foundation

Grants in the field of medical research.

1-3 year Senior researchers or Young group leaders grant, with

application period 01.11.–30.11.2022 at 23:59.


Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation

The Magnus Ehrnrooth foundation supports scientific research in mathematics, astronomy, physics, chemistry including medical chemistry.

Graduate student´s grants


Research grants

Travel grants

Applications for grants are received annually from October 15th to November 30th.



The Finnish Cultural Foundation

In the October round of applications, it is possible to apply for a regular working and/or expenditure grant or a special purpose grant, such as Art for Everyone, Additional Million-euro Funding to Science, Science Education, DNA in Time and Space and Eminentia grants. The Application Guidelines for Grants apply to all of these. Special purpose grants also have their own detailed additional guidelines.

Application period: 10.10.–31.10.2023 until 4 pm


Young Physicist Prize 2022  (FPS Master’s Thesis Prize 2022)

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

The call is now open. The deadline is on Monday 10.1.2023 at 23:59.





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