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Astronomy School 2020 — GROWTH Astronomy School on Multi-wavelength Followup of Transients
16 Aug 2020 - 18 Aug 2020 • Liverpool, United Kingdom
The school is designed to offer a comprehensive training to graduate and advanced undergraduate students in observational techniques and tools for follow up of transient events at X-ray, UV, optical, infrared and radio wavelengths. The school sessions are organized by wavelength range and the format includes a short lecture that introduces the topic followed by an interactive workshop where students will be engaged in data analysis using real data from the LIGO, Keck Observatory in Hawaii, Palomar Observatory in California, the VLA in New Mexico and telescopes in the GROWTH global network of observatories.
PSI Summer Camp 2020 and Condensed Matter Retreat 2020
17 Aug 2020 - 21 Aug 2020 • Zuoz, Switzerland
Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland
Summer School — Formation and evolution of planetary systems and habitable planets
19 Aug 2020 - 26 Aug 2020 • Torun, Poland
Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
The idea behind the school is to gather people from different backgrounds, incl. astronomy, geology, biology, physics, journalism and teaching, and provide them with the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary groups on solving scientific problems.The program of the school will include joint lectures - from protoplanetary discs and exoplanets to geologic features of the surfaces of Earth and Mars - and afternoon hands-on sessions in small, interdisciplinary groups. Participants will present posters and flash talks about their work at the beginning of the school. Presentations by groups of students about the results obtained as part of the school are schedules at the final day of the school.
Euroschool on Exotic Beams 2020
23 Aug 2020 - 29 Aug 2020 • Cheile Gradistei, Romania
Supported by several large research facilities and funding agencies in Europe
The school is intended for PhD students and young post-docs working in areas related to radioactive-ion beams. The production and use of energetic radioactive beams is a rapidly developing new field in nuclear physics, especially in Europe. Pioneering experiments are taking place, dedicated facilities are in successful operation and new facilities are under construction Many workshops and conferences have been devoted to this new field and senior scientists have ample opportunities to be informed on the latest developments. Complementary to that and being an educative effort, the European summer schools on exotic beams have been devised so that Ph.D. students and young post-docs are introduced to this new area and receive fore-front and detailed information.
Spig 2020 — 30th Summer School and International Symposium on the Physics of Ionized Gases
24 Aug 2020 - 28 Aug 2020 • Šabac, Serbia
Faculty of Mathematics (Department of Astronomy), Institute of Physics, University of Belgrade and Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade
The SPIG 2020 follows a longtime tradition initiated almost 60 years ago. The Conference covers a wide range of topics from fundamental studies to applications of ionized gases. The 4th workshop on X-ray and VUV Interaction with Biomolecules in Gas Phase (4th XiBiGP), organized in collaboration with the SOLEIL synchrotron (France) will be associated to the conference. The program of the SPIG2020 will consist of Plenary Invited Lectures, Topical Invited Lectures, Progress Reports and Contributed Papers (poster presentations), as well as XiBiGP workshop lectures . A number of parallel and poster sessions will provide an opportunity for junior scientists to present their work.
Atomic collision processes, Particle and laser beam interaction with solids, Low temperature plasmas, General plasmas
Carolus Magnus Summer School on Plasma and Fusion Energy Physics
24 Aug 2020 - 04 Sep 2020 • Bad Honnef, Germany
Trilateral Euregio Cluster (TEC)
SUCCESS-2020 — School on UV and X-ray Spectroscopies of Correlated Electron Systems
31 Aug 2020 - 11 Sep 2020 • Les Houches Physics School, Les Houches, France
This school will introduce the recent developments in UV and X-ray spectroscopies and relevant theoretical framework for the study of correlated electron systems and quantum materials. It is open to graduate students and young researchers.
CP 2020 — 26th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming
07 Sep 2020 - 11 Sep 2020 • Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Association for Constraint Programming
This is the 26th edition of the annual conference on all aspects of computing with constraints, including: theory, algorithms, environments, languages, models, systems, and applications such as decision making, resource allocation, scheduling, configuration, and planning.
7th Byurakan International Summer School (7BISS) for Young Astronomers
07 Sep 2020 - 12 Sep 2020 • Byurakan, Armenia
Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), Armenia
This will be the 7th school of the series of Byurakan International Summer Schools (BISS) founded in 2006 and being held once every 2 years, one of the most important and regular astronomical summer/winter schools in the world. According to the analysis of the IAU Division C (Education, Outreach and Heritage), BISS is among the top-3 astronomical schools in the world (together with IAU ISYAs and Vatican schools, VOSS), as well as the NEON/OPTICON schools are among the best ones.
PSI Power diffraction school
13 Sep 2020 - 18 Sep 2020 • PSI Villigen, Switzerland
PSI Powder diffraction school
14 Sep 2020 - 18 Sep 2020 • PSI Villigen, Switzerland
Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland
Powder-diffraction methods have demonstrated an ever increasing range of applications in materials science, chemistry, physics, life sciences and engineering. Modern synchrotron-radiation methods not only provide data of exceptional quality, but have allowed researchers to perform previously inaccessible experiments. Along with determining the atomic structure and the relative abundance of crystalline phases in bulk samples, information on disordered materials, microstructural features, defects and their evolution in response to external stimuli over a wide range of timescales is now possible. The school, to be held at the Paul Scherrer Institute in Villigen, Switzerland, will give a broad overview of all the modern possibilities using synchrotron radiation, starting with a general theoretical introduction to the various methods and applications.
ESM2020 — The European School on Magnetism: Magnetism and societal challenges
28 Sep 2020 - 09 Oct 2020 • Saarbrücken, Germany
Like previous editions of ESM, the 2020 School aims at providing a thorough understanding of magnetism based on a broad series of fundamental lectures, while offering the latest insights into up-to-date aspects of magnetism with lectures focusing on a special topic. The topic covered in 2020 is Magnetism and Societal Challenges. The objective is to cover a wide range of fundamental to functional phenomena, to serve as a critical evaluation of the use of Magnetism to address societal challenges. The 2020 School will have a special format to achieve this objective, sharing time between academic lectures and project work in small teams. The School will be an opportunity for young scientists and lecturers from various fields to meet, share their expertise and build a network.
Karlsruhe International School on Fusion Technologies
30 Sep 2020 - 08 Oct 2020 • Karlsruhe, Germany
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
The Karlsruhe International School on Fusion Technologies is held since 2007 at KIT Campus Nord (former Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe). It started as 'Fusion Summer School' trying to enlarge the knowledge of international young scientists on the process of nuclear fusion. For the lectures leading scientists from KIT as well as international Partners will present their scientific topics. Additionally there are some insights to the labs and facilities situated at the KIT.
SNP School 2020 — The International School for Strangeness Nuclear Physics 2020
02 Dec 2020 - 05 Dec 2020 • J-PARC, Tokai, Japan
J-PARC, RCNP-Osaka, ELPH-Tohoku, KEK-IINAS, ASRC JAEA, ANPhA, RIKEN Nishina Center and GP-PU of Tohoku Univ.
The school will have several lectures and topical talks on strangeness nuclear physics as well as other related and wider subjects from hadron to cold atom physics. We believe that such wider discussions are useful for young physicists and also to researches conducted at accelerator facilities for hadron beams such as J-PARC (Japan), GSI and FAIR (Germany), RCNP (Japan) and for electron beams as CEBAF at Jefferson Lab (USA), MAMI-C at Mainz University (Germany) and ELPH at Tohoku University (Japan) etc. Lectures by leading physicists will overview related subjects both from experiment and theory, and topical talks on recent progress and future prospects of the fields will be also given.
Winter school on Physics with Trapped Charged Particles
25 Jan 2021 - 05 Feb 2021 • Les Houches, France
Les Houches Physics School
The school will cover various topics of physics with trapped charged particles. Lectures will cover basic trap physics and recent developments in Penning traps, Paul traps etc., collective behavior and (non-neutral) plasmas, as well as applications for fundamental physics, precision spectroscopy, quantum information, frequency standards, antimatter. Lectures will be systematically complemented by a series of tutorials/exercice sessions. Two poster sessions where participants present their work, and a half-day visit to CERN will also be organised. The participants will each receive a copy of the textbook that is written for the school and is based on the school held in 2015. The school is aimed primarily at PhD students and post docs in the field.
51st IFF Spring School — IFF spring school 2021: Quantum Technology
01 Mar 2021 - 12 Mar 2021 • Jülich, Germany
Based on quantum coherence, data can be protected in a completely secure way that makes eavesdropping impossible. Given the explosive growth of cybercrime and espionage, this is a highly strategic capability. Quantum technologies will also give rise to simulation techniques well beyond current capabilities for material and chemical synthesis, and to clocks and sensors with unprecedented sensitivity and accuracy, with potential impact for navigation, the synchronisation of future smart networks and medical diagnostics.
ECS 6 — Sixth European Crystallographic School
04 Jun 2021 - 10 Jun 2021 • Budapest, Hungary
European Crystallographic Association and International Union of Crystallography
Most eminent international scientists have accepted the invitation to travel to Budapest and teach at the school. Excellent Hungarian scientists complete the team being all together two dozens of teachers covering the wide field of crystallography. We welcome participants: undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students, postdocs, young scientists and professionals from the fields of chemistry, biology, solid state sciences who are seeking to participate on an intensive course in crystallography. Theoretical and practical lectures, hands-on tutorials, laboratory practices are planned. Poster sessions will be organised to students to present their results. The school will be useful in further academic development of the participants offering a training for new generations of crystallographers.
MCQM21 Third School and Workshop — Mathematical Challenges in Quantum Mechanics
14 Jun 2021 - 20 Jun 2021 • Como, Italy
The aim of the meeting is to present the state of the art in some challenging open problems in Quantum Mechanics from the point of view of Mathematical Physics. It is addressed to young people interested in working on the subject but also to experienced researchers willing to exchange the newest ideas and methods in the field. Among the topics covered: spectral and scattering theory for Schrödinger operators, effective behavior in many particles quantum systems, Bose-Einstein condensation, nonlinear Schrödinger equation, semiclassical analysis, numerical analysis of quantum systems, quantum graphs. Three courses of 6 hours will be given in a series of lectures scheduled in the morning of each day. In the afternoon short contributed talks will be given by young participants, followed by plenary talks given by invited speakers.
International School on The Interstellar Medium of Galaxies, from the Epoch of Reionization to the Milky Way
19 Jul 2021 - 23 Jul 2021 • Banyuls-sur-Mer, France
This international school will offer an overview of the observational constraints, the interpretative tools and the theoretical frameworks used for studying the interstellar medium in galaxies from the epoch of reionization to the Milky Way. Furthermore, it aims to build a synergy between the Galactic ISM and extragalactic communities. Time will be devoted to discussion between participants and lecturers, with the hope of kick-starting original projects.
ESA-JRC International Summer School on GNSS 2020
19 Jul 2021 - 30 Jul 2021 • Cracow, Poland
The Summer School aims to provide the attendees with a comprehensive overview on satellite navigation, starting from the GNSS system, its signals, the processing of the observations in a receiver and finally determining the position-navigation-time (PNT) solution.
International Physics School on Muon Dipole Moments and Hadronic Effects
29 Aug 2021 - 03 Sep 2021 • Mainz, Germany
This school is intended for young researchers (master students, PhD students and young postdocs) involved in the global effort of investigating the large excess of the measured value of the muon anomalous magnetic moment over the Standard Model prediction. The lecture schedule will be complemented by dedicated sessions for discussions, exercises and posters along with social activities to encourage networking and a vivid exchange of ideas.
School of Solid State Physics: Dynamics of Electrons in Atomic and Molecular Nanoclusters
24 Oct 2021 - 30 Oct 2021 • Erice, Italy
Electron dynamics governs a wide range of important effects in nanoscience. Nanoclusters, as important testbed systems for exploring and developing quantum size effects, novel materials, and reaction pathways, exhibit a range of phenomena which are highly sensitive to electron mobility, response, transfer, emission and attachment, direct and exchange interactions, correlations, etc. The aim of the present workshop is to bring together researchers in adjacent fields in order to examine recent and future developments and to enhance the connection between different branches of research. To keep the discussion focused, it will concentrate on free clusters and related systems.
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Last updated: 05 August 2020