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IDPASC: Course on Physics at the LHC - March-May 2020

A specialized course on the Physics at the Large Hadron Collider is organized by LIP in the framework of the International Doctorate Network in Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology (IDPASC). The course is intended for under-graduate or graduate students with basic training in Particle Physics. The objective of the Course is to introduce the physics, analysis methods and results on the physics areas covered by the LHC experiments.

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6th IDPASC/LIP PhD Students Workshop

This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 6th Edition of the IDPASC/LIP PhD Students Workshop will be organized but remotely.

The workshop will take place from Thursday 25th to Saturday 27th June. 

As usually, LIP and IDPASC PhD students will be required to give a presentation of their research work. Considering this new format of the workshop, shorter presentations will be prepared and Keynote speakers will also give presentations on different topics. 

The programme will be announced as soon as possible.


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10th IDPASC School, Nazaré

The IDPASC Network is organizing its annual European school in Particle Physics, Cosmology, Astroparticle Physics and Astrophysics, in Nazaré, Portugal from the 24th May to the 03rd June, 2021.

The 10th edition of yearly IDPASC schools is organized by LIP with the support of Portuguese Science Foundation (FCT) and the City Hall of Nazaré. The students will benefit from classes given by high-level experts in the fields of Particle Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology and tutorials given by senior PhD students or postdocs.

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Astroparticle Physics: 8 PhD positions at GSSI

The GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute (L’Aquila, Italy) offers 8 PhD scholarships in Astroparticle Physics starting from the academic year 2020/2021.

The GSSI Astroparticle Physics division counts approximately 20 Faculty members, 15 Post-doc fellows, 40 PhD students, 25 visiting professors, and is continuously growing.
Research topics include both experimental and theoretical activities on: underground rare event searches, cosmic ray physics, gravitational waves, high energy and multimessenger astrophysics, neutrino physics.

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The Gran Sasso Science Institute offers 14 postdoctoral positions for research activity in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Social Sciences

The Gran Sasso Science Institute offers 14 postdoctoral positions for research activity in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Social Sciences as detailed below:

- n.3 post doc positions in Mathematics (1 is financed by the “GrowBot - Towards a new generation of plant-inspired growing artefacts” project)

- n. 4 post doc positions in Social Sciences (2 are financed by the Horizon 2020 DISCE Project - Developing Inclusive & Sustainable Creative Economies"

- n. 4 post doc positions in Computer Science (3 financed by PRIN Projects “IT MATTERS: Methods and Tools for Trustworthy Smart Systems”, “ALGADIMAR: Algorithms, Games, and Digital Markets” e “Designing Spatially Distributed Cyber-Physical Systems under Uncertainty (SEDUCE)")

- n. 3 post doc positions in Physics (1 is financed by the Horizon 2020 project “INITIUM – an Innovative Negative Ion Time projection chamber for Underground dark Matter searches” (CUP D16C19000160006) and 1 financed by project PRIN “Characterization of the Sos Enattos mine in Sardinia as the site for the Einstein Telescope GW observatory”)

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IDPASC in Numbers

Some statistics of the program.

PhD Students
PhD scholarships
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