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26 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017 • Strasbourg, France
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JOINT FGZ-PH Summer School on Methods of Effective Field Theories & Lattice Field Theory
26 Jun 2017 - 07 Jul 2017 • Garching, Germany
NiPS Summer School 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 03 Jul 2017 • Gubbio, Italy
The Noise in Physical System Laboratory is glad to announce the eighth edition of NiPS Summer School devoted to "Energy harvesting at micro and nanoscales". The school is open to graduate students, post-docs, young researchers, and in general to all scientists interested in the physical foundations and practical applications of energy harvesting and energy transformations at micro and nanoscales.
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Energy Harvesting, microscales, nanoscales, vibration, MEMS, NEMS, ICT, CMOS, energy efficiency
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MCnet 17 — 11th MCnet School
02 Jul 2017 - 07 Jul 2017 • Lund, Sweden
The Monte Carlo School in 2017 will take place at the Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Sweden, with arrival on Sunday July 2nd and departure on Friday (afternoon) July 7th 2017. The school provides a five day course of training in the physics and techniques used in modern Monte Carlo event generators via a series of lectures and practical sessions. The school is aimed at advanced doctoral students and young postdocs.
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1st Institute of Space Sciences Summer School: Neutron Stars and their Environments
03 Jul 2017 • Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
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03 Jul 2017 • INAOE, Tonantzintla, Puebla, Mexico
SOMA-2017 — Summer School of Modern Astrophysics in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Vitaly Ginzburg
03 Jul 2017 • Dogloprudny, Moscow Region, Russia
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ACNS'2017 — Advanced Carbon NanoStructures
03 Jul 2017 - 07 Jul 2017 • Saint-Petersburg, Russia
ACNS'2017 is the international forum for the exchange of information on the latest progress in research of carbon nanostructures. General topics include synthesis and technology, physical properties, chemistry of all members of carbon nanostructure family including fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, graphene, carbide derived carbon, onions, nanographite and nanodiamonds as well as their main applications for industry, biology and medicine.
Prof. Alexander Vul';     Phone: [+7 (812) 292 73 77];     Email:
Materials: Fullerenes Carbon Nanotubes Graphene Nanodiamond particles Carbon onions Nanographite Nanoporous carbon Phenomena: Synthesis Electronic properties Magnetic properties Optical properties Mechanical properties Phase transitions and • Technology of all materials mentioned above • Theory and computer simulation of carbon nanostrucrtures • Methods for characterization of nanocarbons • Applications of carbon nanostructures
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TALENT Course "Theory for Exploring Nuclear Structure Experiments"
03 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017 • ECT* Trento, Italy
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SOMA-2017 — Summer School of Modern Astrophysics (SOMA-2017) in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of Vitaly Ginzburg
03 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017 • Dogloprudny, Moscow Region, Russia
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute (LPI) announce Thirteenth International Summer School of Modern Astrophysics. The focus of the school is on theoretical astrophysics, including theory and numerical simulation in a wide range of astrophysical contexts such as accretion onto stars, black holes and neutron stars; planet formation; the physics of black holes, neutron stars and magnetars and their magnetospheres. The school takes place on 3 - 7 July 2017 at the MIPT campus in Dolgoprudny near Moscow, Russia. The school welcomes undergraduate and graduate students, and postdocs. The working language is English. The participants can also apply for a two-week program immediately following the school, 10 - 21 July 2017. This program allows selected participants to participate in in-depth discussions of high-energy astrophysics theory and numerical methods, as well as potentially getting research experience by starting small science projects. The first week of this program will be led by Alexander Tchekhovskoy and focus on the wide range of astrophysical phenomena powered by compact objects. The second week will be led by Alexander Philippov and focus on kinetic effects in plasmas in various astrophysical contexts.
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theoretical astrophysics, numerical simulations, black holes, neutron stars, magnetars, circumstellar disks, planet formation
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Boulder School for Condensed Matter and Materials Physics: Frustrated and Disordered Systems
03 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017 • Boulder School for Condensed Matter and Materials , United States
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NNPSS — 2017 National Nuclear Physics Summer School
09 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017 • Boulder, United States
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3rd Cosmology School - An Introduction to Cosmology
10 Jul 2017 • Krakw, Poland
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SigmaPhi2017 — International Conference on Statistical Physics
10 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017 • Corfu, Greece
The Conference is organized in the following three Areas to cover all the Topics of Statistical Physics:

Area A: Foundations and Theoretical aspects of classical, quantum and relativistic statistical physics and thermodynamics. Mathematical aspects and methods, formalism, rigorous results, exact solutions, connections with the methods of high energy physics, string theory, mathematical statistics and information theory, classical, quantum and relativistic transport theory, Boltzmann and Fokker-Planck kinetics, nonlinear kinetics, dynamical systems, relaxation phenomena, random systems, pattern formation, fractal systems, solitons, chaotic systems, strongly correlated electrons, soft quantum matter, mesoscopic quantum phenomena, fractional quantum Hall effect, low dimensional quantum field theory, quantum phase transitions, quantum information and entanglement, power laws, etc.

Area B: Applications to Physical Systems: quantum systems, soft condensed matter, liquid crystals, plasmas, fluids, surfaces and interfaces, disordered and glassy systems, percolation, spin glasses, structural glasses, jamming, critical phenomena and phase transitions,fluids and interfacial phenomena, molecular and ionic fluids, metastable liquids, hydrodynamic instabilities, turbulence, growth processes, wetting, surface effects, films, crystals, confined systems, surfaces and interfaces, chemical reactions, cold atoms, etc.

Area C: Applications to non-Physical Systems: Interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics, networks and graphs, applied networks, biophysics, genomics, environments, climate and earth models, seismology, linguistics, econophysics, social systems, traffic flow, algorithmic problems, complex systems, etc.

The Conference is organized in Symposia/Sessions dealing with general aspects and applications.

Workshops: Some workshops will cluster talks dedicated to special topics and will be organized as parallel events (see the menu: Events)

Poster Sessions: The Conference will also include some poster sessions.

Giorgio Kaniadakis;     Phone: [+390110907331];     Email:
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TRISEP 2017 — TRi-Institute School on Elementary Particles
10 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017 • Sudbury, Canada
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3rd Cosmology School - An Introduction to Cosmology
10 Jul 2017 - 23 Jul 2017 • Cracow, Poland
The purpose of the 3rd Cosmology School in Cracow is to give an introduction to the current knowledge in cosmology, both in theory and observations. This School is intended for undergraduate, MSc and PhD students, as well as young postdoctoral researchers, interested in these fields.
Agnieszka Pollo;     Email:
Conceptual foundations and issues in cosmology, Cosmological survey and main tools of observational cosmology, Cosmic Web Galaxy-AGN co-evolution, Prospects for next generation CMB experiments, Astrophysics of star formation, Galaxy evolution, Dust in galaxies, Modelling galaxy Spectral Energy Distributions, Cosmological simulations, Virtual Observatory
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CIMPA Research School on Noncommutative Geometry and Applications to Quantum Physics
12 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017 • International Center of Interdisciplinary Science , Vietnam
Noncommutative Geometry (NCG) is a vivid research subject in Mathematics and Physics. The main goal of this school is to train local researchers and students in these topics and to establish strong research collaborations with colleagues, students and researchers. Leading experts in NCG will give an overview of the main well-established results, the essential tools, and some of the present active research activities: • Connes-Chern Character Theorem • Noncommutative Integration Theory (Dixmier Traces, Singular Traces…)• Unbounded KK-theory and Kasparov Product • Dynamical Systems and KMS States • Quantum Groups • Fuzzy Spaces • Noncommutative Standard Model of Particle Physics (See web for further details).
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Summer school "Formation of complex molecules in space and on planets - From interstellar clouds to life"
17 Jul 2017 • Tartu, Estonia
MICCoM Computational School 2017
17 Jul 2017 - 19 Jul 2017 • University of Chicago, Chicago, United States
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Summer School 2017 — International WE-Heraeus-Physics School on "Exciting nanostructures: Probing and tuning the electronic properties of confined systems"
17 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017 • Bad Honnef, Germany
In this summer school the basics of the preparation of nanostructures, the resulting physical properties, their electronic applications, and theoretical methods will be reviewed. A range of characterization techniques with a special emphasis on spectroscopy will be introduced. The summer school provides an ideal forum for Master and PhD students to become acquainted with the topic and to initiate further discussions. The participants are expected to present their own work in the form of posters. For the application for participation an abstract is required. Two poster session and one hiking tour are planned. The registration fee of 200 Euro will include the accomodation and three meals per day. The deadline for application for particiapation will be the End of December 2016.
Christian Klinke;     Email:
Nanostructures, spectroscopy, theory, electrical transport, synthesis
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Summer school "Formation of complex molecules in space and on planets - From interstellar clouds to life"
17 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017 • Tartu, Estonia
The course "Formation of complex molecules in space and on planets - From interstellar clouds to life" will take place from 17 to 22 July 2017 at the University of Tartu. It aims to give students an overview of the biochemical evolution in the universe from formation of the first molecules in interstellar clouds to the assembly of the first cells on Earth. The course consists of lectures and student-led discussions. Participants will also have the possibility to display their own research results in two poster sessions.The Stockholm University Astrobiology Centre, the University of Tartu, the European Astrobiology Campus, and the Nordic Network of Astrobiology will function as co-organisers of the course.
Wolf Geppert;     Phone: [0046855378649];     Email:
Astrochemistry, Molecular Astrophysics, Biochemical evolution, system chemistry
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NSF/CECAM School on Computational Materials Science: From Basics to Applications
17 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017 • Lausanne, Switzerland
This school will cover fundamental concepts in density-functional theory (DFT), the use of DFT to solve problems in materials science, and integration of DFT methods into multi-scale modeling.
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EBSS2017 — Exotic Beam Summer School
23 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017 • Argonne, United States
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Summer CAMP2017 — S'Cool LAB Summer CAMP 2017
23 Jul 2017 - 05 Aug 2017 • Geneva, Switzerland
IFEC — 2017 IEEE International Future Energy Challenge
24 Jul 2017 - 26 Jul 2017 • Blacksburg, VA, United States
IFEC is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, which is open to college and university student teams from recognized engineering programs in any location.
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27th TRIUMF Summer Institute (TSI 2017) -Modern Tools for Nuclear Astrophysics-
24 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017 • Vancouver, Canada
The next TRIUMF Summer Institute (TSI 2017) will be held from July 24th to August 4th, 2017 at TRIUMF in Vancouver, Canada. The theme for TSI 2017 is “Modern Tools for Nuclear Astrophysics” and will focus on the three research pillars of nuclear astrophysics: experiments, observations, and astrophysical modelling.

The school will host 40 graduate students and young researchers from all over the globe, and is designed to be very interactive with ample time for questions and discussions. During the two weeks of the TSI, the afternoons will be dedicated to hands-on problem solving to help digest the content of the lectures. TSI 2017 is designed to be accessible to students working in nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics, providing them with a solid foundation in modern methods and tools in all three areas of research, as well as our current understanding of the astrophysical events under study.

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Summer school “Impacts and their role in the evolution of Life”
25 Jul 2017 - 03 Aug 2017 • Kuressaare, Estonia
Wolf Geppert;     Phone: [08723691155];     Email:
impacts, comets, meteorites, extinction events, craters
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IFAS3 Astronomy school on spectroscopy and Polarimetry
31 Jul 2017 • IUCAA, Pune, India
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ODSS 2017 — Optical Design Summer School 2017
31 Jul 2017 • Chiang Mai, Thailand
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NXS 2017: 19th National School on Neutron and X-ray Scattering
05 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017 • Argonne, United States
27th Jyväskylä Summer School
07 Aug 2017 - 18 Aug 2017 • Jyväskylä, Finland
The Jyväskylä 27th Summer School will be organized 7th – 18th August, 2017 at the Mattilanniemi and Ylistörinne campuses. The Summer School comprises interdisciplinary courses for advanced master’s students, graduate students, and post-docs in the various fields of science and information technology. Finnish and international students from these fields are encouraged to take advantage of the high-quality interdisciplinary teaching of the School. The language of instruction is English in all Summer School courses. The Jyväskylä Summer School is organized by the Faculty of Mathematics and Science and the Faculty of Information Technology at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland.
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SUNSET 2017 — School on Unconventional Superconductivity: Experiment and Theory
07 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017 • Cargese, Corsica, France
Superconductivity and Multiband/multiorbital phenomena, Topology and spin-orbit coupling, Noncentrosymmetric systems, Strong correlations, Artificial superconducting structures: Coexistence & phase competition, Novel aspects of disorder
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Conference for Early Career Astrobiologists "The Early History of Planetary systems and habitable planets"
08 Aug 2017 • Tartu, Estonia
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YRSC — Young Researchers in Sciences Conference
14 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017 • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Young Researchers in Sciences Conference (YRSC) is an international conference that brings an innovative touch in contrast to the traditional science gatherings. We are proud to present a step forward for the 4th edition of Young Researchers in Bio-Sciences international symposium, by adding two branches: Young Researchers in Chemical-Sciences and Young Researchers in Physics-Sciences, and bringing them all under one main event: Young Researchers in Sciences. The three symposiums will take place at the same time, in the same building, but in different auditoriums/halls. With the aim of supporting the broad specter of thinkers, we have a plenary session and a poster session.
Izabela DUMITRICA;     Email:
biology, physics, chemistry, chemical, biochemistry, biophysics, chemical physics,
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Crystallographic Computing School
15 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017 • Bangalore, India
European Summer School 2017 "Radiochemistry and Nuclear Instrumentation"
21 Aug 2017 - 25 Aug 2017 • Strasbourg, France
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19th STFC UK Nuclear Physics Summer School
21 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017 • Belfast, United Kingdom
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CNSSS17 — 16th CNS International Summer School
23 Aug 2017 - 29 Aug 2017 • Tokyo, Japan
The 16th CNS International Summer School (CNSSS17) will be held at Center for Nuclear Study (CNS), the University of Tokyo, Wako Campus from August 23 to August 29, 2017. This Summer School aims at providing basic knowledge and perspectives of nuclear physics for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. It consists of lectures by leading scientists in the field of both experimental and theoretical nuclear physics. Each lecture will start with an introductory talk from the fundamental point of view and end with up-to-date topics in the relevant field.
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Saint Andrews Monte Carlo Summer School
27 Aug 2017 • St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
NBIA Summer School on Astrophysical Plasmas - From Planets to Galaxies
28 Aug 2017 • Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ondrejov Summer School on Exoplanets
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 • Astronmical Institute of ASCR, Czech Republic
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VI International School and Conference on Photonics
28 Aug 2017 - 01 Sep 2017 • Belgrade, Serbia
The wish of the organizers is to provide a platform for discussing new developments and concepts within various disciplines of photonics, by bringing together researchers from academia, government and industrial laboratories for scientific interaction, the showcasing of new results in the relevant fields and debate on future trends. In addition to the official program, the participants will also have plenty of opportunity to mix and network outside of the lecture theatre with planned free time and social events.
Aleksandar Krmpot;     Email:
Quantum optics and ultracold systems, Nonlinear optics, Optical materials, Biophotonics, Devices and components, Optical communications, Laser spectroscopy and metrology, Ultrafast optical phenomena, Laser - material interaction, Optical metamaterials and plasmonics
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hcpss 2017 — 12th CERN-Fermilab Hadron Collider Physics Summer School
28 Aug 2017 - 06 Sep 2017 • Geneva, Switzerland
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CORFU2017 — Corfu2017: 17th Hellenic School and Workshops on Elementary Particle Physics and Gravity
02 Sep 2017 - 28 Sep 2017 • Corfu, Greece
Ifigenia Moraiti;     Email:
Higgs Physics, QCD, Lattice QCD, Flavour Physics, Neutrino Physics, Beyond the SM, Heavy Ions, Quark Gluon Plasma, Astroparticle Physics, Cosmology, LHC, ATLAS, CMS, ALICE, LHCb, CLIC, ILC, FCC, Gravitational Waves, NNLO, parton-shower, hadronisation, jets, Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Higgs, Monte Carlo, Noncommutative Geometry, Matrix Models, Quantum Spacetime, Holography, Nonassociativity, Noncommutativity, Foundations of Quantum Theory, Spin-Statistics Tests, CTP and Lorentz Symmetries Tests, Testing Quantum Mechanics, Strings, Supergravity, Quantum Gravity, Asymptotically Safe Gravity
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ESHEP 2017 — The 2017 European School of High-Energy Physics
06 Sep 2017 - 19 Sep 2017 • Evora, Portugal
AMIG 2017 Summer Meeting
07 Sep 2017 - 08 Sep 2017 • Glasgow, United Kingdom
AMIG 2017 will bring together scientists, particularly from the UK and Ireland, working on interactions involving electrons, photons, ions, atoms, molecules and more, with an emphasis on young researchers.
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22nd International School on Nuclear Physics and Applications
10 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017 • Varna, Bulgaria
IMPRS Summer School "Compact Objects & Gravitational Waves"
11 Sep 2017 • Heidelberg, Germany
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Invisibles17 Workshop
12 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017 • Zurich, Switzerland
Invisibles17 Workshop will be organized in the context of the H2020 funded ELUSIVES ITN (674896- Elusives - H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015) and InvisiblesPlus RISE (690575 - InvisiblesPlus -H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015) which focus on Neutrino, Dark Matter and CPV physics and their connections, and more generally on physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics.
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International School of Nuclear Physics
16 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017 • Erice, Italy
9th European Summer school on Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics
17 Sep 2017 • Santa Tecla, Catania, Italy
9th European Summer School on Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics
17 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017 • Santa Tecla, Italy
Ecole Joliot-Curie 2017
24 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017 • Les Issambres, France
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CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science Radio School 2017
25 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017 • Narrabri, NSW, Australia
School of Statistics for Astrophysics 2017: Bayesian Methodology
09 Oct 2017 • Autrans, France
YSF — 2017 IEEE International Young Scientists Forum on Applied Physics and Engineering
17 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017 • Lviv, Ukraine
The YSF is an annual conference for young professionals and students from Ukraine and abroad working in the fields of applied physics. In 2017 it will be held for the third time. The Forum is organized by representatives of a number of Ukrainian and foreign institutions making it indeed a global event. It is designed to be an international scientific meeting and a place where young scientists are able to boost scientific knowledge, discuss modern ideas, innovative concepts and experimental results, practice presentational skills, develop useful scientific links, find collaborators & projects and, last but not least, to have fun. To fulfill these goals, we’re going to make the Forum an interdisciplinary event with the broad spectrum of topics covered, several workshops, round tables and active social program.
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Super-PAC: Early Career Workshop in Philosophy of Astrophysics and Cosmology
28 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017 • University of Pittsburgh, United States
XIIIth School of Cosmology : The CMB from A to Z
12 Nov 2017 • IESC, Cargese (Corsica), France
The CMB from A to Z — XIIIth School of Cosmology : The CMB from A to Z - promises and challenges of the CMB as a cosmological probe
12 Nov 2017 - 18 Nov 2017 • Cargese, Corsica, France
The CMB landscape: past, present and future. ; Understanding of measurement and the basis of data processing to obtain maps and spectra. ; Understanding of the sky and mathematical methods of analysis. ; Theoretical situation, understanding of observational signatures, and their practical use.
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East Asian Young Astronomers Meeting 2017
13 Nov 2017 - 17 Nov 2017 • Ishigaki island, Okinawa, Japan
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Joint CNA/JINA-CEE Winter School on Nuclear Astrophysics
12 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017 • Shanghai, China
48th Saas-Fee Course: Black hole formation and growth
28 Jan 2018 - 03 Feb 2018 • Saas-Fee, Switzerland
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Summer Graduate School: Representations of High Dimensional Data
08 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018 • Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States
In today's world, data is exploding at a faster rate than computer architectures can handle. This summer school will introduce students to modern and innovative mathematical techniques that address this phenomenon. Hands-on topics will include data mining, compression, classification, topic modeling, large-scale stochastic optimization, and more.
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