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11th IDPASC School | school

The International Doctorate Network in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (IDPASC, is an interdisciplinary network whose aim is to train a new generation of high-level experts in the fields of Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology.

The 11th edition of the IDPASC school will be held in Olomouc (Czech Republic) organized by the Joint Laboratory of Optics of the Palacký University in Olomouc and the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic with the support of the IDPASC and Laboratory of Instrumentation and Experimental Particle Physics, LIP.

The school is supported by infrastructure projects AUGER-CZ and CTA-CZ.

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GRASPA2022 Summer School in Particle and Astroparticle Physic | school

 We're looking forward to hosting 2022's edition !

Deadline for registration May 7th

The goal of the school is to introduce Particle Physics and Astroparticle Physics to 3rd and 4th year physics students while at the same time touching on the latest results and challenges in these fields. For about a week, students will be immersed in an international research atmosphere, and will be able to spend time and discuss at length with scientists working in the field. There will be lectures on both the theoretical and the experimental sides of LHC Physics, Neutrinos, Flavour Physics, Astroparticle Physics (dark matter and cosmic rays) and Gravitational Wave Physics. There will also be hands-on sessions and a Questions session.

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PhD opportunity in LUX-ZEPLIN at LIP

The student will be a member of the LZ team at LIP, and through frequent meetings will be interacting with the whole collaboration that counts with about 250 members from about 36 institutions from USA, UK, Portugal, Russia and South Korea ( . The student is also expected to participate in data taking and calibration shifts of the LZ experiment at SURF.
The work will take place mainly at LIP, Coimbra, Portugal.
The studentship is 4 years long and is funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. The successful candidate will be enrolled in the PhD Physics Program at University of Coimbra. The grant covers the tuition fees.
The candidates should have the master’s degree in physics or related area by September 30, 2022. The grant starts on October 2022.
Interested candidates should contact Prof. Isabel Lopes (

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L’ Aquila Joint Astroparticle Colloquia 2021/2022

L’Aquila Joint Astroparticle Colloquia is a series of regular events organized together by the Gran Sasso Science Institute, the Physics and Chemistry Department of the University of L’Aquila, and the Gran Sasso National Laboratory of INFN.

The Colloquia take place every Wednesday at 2.30pm (CET) from November to June. The events are currently programmed to take place online.

The purpose of these lectures is to provide a review of the state of knowledge and investigation on selected topics with a broad and critical view of the field, and to offer a vision for the future.

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IDPASC in Numbers

Some statistics of the program.

PhD Students
PhD scholarships
Countries of origin