The IFT in the 2018 Madrid Science Week

The IFT is organizing several activities within the 2018 Madrid Science Week:

Luis E. Ibáñez, new Director of the IFT

After completion of the three years period as Director of Angel Uranga, we have proceeded to relieve with the election of Luis E. Ibáñez Santiago as new Director. José Luis Fernández Barbón accompanies him as Deputy Director.

Luis E. Ibáñez, nuevo Director del IFT

Tras completarse los tres años del periodo de Dirección de Angel Uranga, se ha procedido al relevo con la elección de Luis E. Ibáñez Santiago como nuevo Director. Le acompaña José Luis Fernández Barbón como Vicedirector.

The H2020 European network EuroPLEx, in which the IFT participates, offers 8 PhD positions in Lattice Gauge Theory

Eight PhD positions are available in Lattice field theory as part of the EuroPLEx network ( with a deadline of the 5th of November.

The First Telescope on a Cherenkov Telescope Array Site Makes its Debut

The Cherenkov telescope array (CTA) celebrated on October 10th 2018 the inauguration of its first telescope. The new telescope, named LST-1, is intended to become the first of the four Large Size Telescopes (LSTs) on the CTA-North site, which is located at the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos in La Palma island.

The IFT and the Department of Theoretical Physics UAM participate in a new H2020 project

A new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (MSCA-ITN) funded by the European Union H2020 programme named "European network for Particle physics, Lattice field theory and Extreme computing" (EuroPLEx) has recently been approved (Grant Agreement: 813942; duration: Jan

Upcoming Events

December 12, 2018 to December 14, 2018
10:00am to 1:00pm

This is the XXIV edition of our annual Christmas Workshop at the Instituto de Física Teórica (IFT).
December 17, 2018
3:00pm to 4:30pm
I discuss the theta rolling during the QCD phase transition which can leadto a useful expression of the axion energy density in terms of the
December 19, 2018
11:30am to 1:00pm
Join CosmoGrav at to see the papers in the agenda for this meeting.
December 20, 2018 to December 21, 2018
9:30am to 5:00pm
January 9, 2019 to January 11, 2019
10:00am to 6:00pm
January 10, 2019
3:00pm to 4:30pm
January 11, 2019
11:30am to 12:30pm
An informal meeting where all the seniors and students are invited to discuss about phenomenology.
January 14, 2019 to January 18, 2019
9:00am to 5:30pm
January 17, 2019
12:00pm to 1:15pm
January 21, 2019
3:00pm to 4:00pm