News

Celebrating Enrique Alvarez's 70th birthday

On Friday October 11, we at the IFT celebrated Enrique Alvarez's 70's birthday, among colleagues and friends. This included the impressive list of Enrique's PhD students along his career, in the picture.There were several talks on topics close to Enrique's scientific career:

FROM QUANTUM GRAVITY TO STRING THEORY AND BACK

Visit of the IFT International Scientific Advisory Board

On October 10th and 11th, the international Scientific Advisory Board is visiting the IFT to evaluate the scientific, training and outreach activity, assess recent achievements and provide external input for forthcoming initiatives at the IFT.

Cultube 2.0: La Venganza

El evento "Cultube 2.0 | La Venganza" tendrá lugar el 11 de Octubre de 2019, desde las 18h hasta aproximadamente las 21h, en el patio principal de La Casa Encendida.

Approval of the new EU Innovative Training Network: HIDDeN

A new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN) funded by the European Union H2020 programme named HIDDeN ("Hunting Invisibles: Dark sectors, Dark matter and Neutrinos") has recently been approved.

Postdocs at the IFT within the "La Caixa Junior Leader" program

The Institute of Theoretical Physics IFT UAM-CSIC participates in the international "La Caixa Junior Leader" program, which finances 30 3-year postdocs with additional budget research, for candidates satisfying the mobility rule (Incoming Fellowships), and 15 postdocs for those not (Retaining Fellowships).

Researchers Pierre Fleury and Matteo Martinelli receive La Caixa Junior Leader grants to join the IFT

On September 16th Fundación La Caixa awarded the grants and projects corresponding to its 2019 Research and Development program. Two postdoctoral researchers working in the field of Cosmology, Pierre Fleury and Mateo Martinelli, received La Caixa Junior Leader grants to carry out their cutting-edge research at the IFT.

Upcoming Events

November 18, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm
The inflationary sector might very well have no direct couplings to other species, apart from inevitable gravitational interactions.
November 19, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Many are the ways to evade the topology theorems concerning black holes' horizon; in this
November 20, 2019
3:00pm to 5:00pm
November 25, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm
We discuss neutrino oscillations in a medium of dark matter which generalizes the standard matter effect.
November 28, 2019 to November 29, 2019
9:00am to 1:00pm
Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills.
November 28, 2019
3:00pm to 4:30pm
December 2, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm
One of the fundamental principles of relativity is that a physical observable at any space-time point is determined only by events within its past light-cone.
December 4, 2019
9:30am to 6:00pm
Software Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills.
December 5, 2019
12:00pm