IFAE News

Six top Catalan research centres constitute 'The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology' to pursue a joint scientific endeavour

• CRG, ICIQ, ICN2,ICFO, IFAE and IRB Barcelona come together in this new institution.

• The Barcelona Institute emerges as one of the leading scientific institutes in Europe, ranking fourth in the number of ERC grants awarded per volume of researchers.

• Its Board of Trustees is formed by non-profits and renowned international scientists including Profs. Rolf Tarrach (Chair), Joan Massagué, and Ignacio Cirac, among others.

• The Barcelona Institute will promote joint research strategies, transfer of technology, and graduate programs.

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MARCH 2015 - Pre-enrolment period for the 2015/16 official Master's Degree in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology

The second pre-enrolment period for the 2015/16 Official Master's Degree in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology will be from March 2nd to May 8th 2015.

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DECEMBER 2014 - Ramon Miquel, next director of IFAE

(Versió catalana a sota)

The Governing Board of the Institut de Física d'Altes Energies (IFAE) appointed professor Ramon Miquel as the next director. This opening was advertised internationally, and the appointment was made from the short list recommended by IFAE's external Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Miquel follows in this position Dr. Matteo Cavalli- Sforza, director of IFAE since 2008.

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JUNE 2013 - The Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) participates in the Barcelona Science and Technology festival

IFAE will participate in the f(c+t) party, the Barcelona Science and Technology festival, held this week end (14-15 June) in Parc de la Ciutadella. IFAE will contribute showing the ATLAS maquette, several posters explaining the experiments we are involved in, and a homemade (by T. Lux) cloud chamber. For more information follow this link.

OCTOBER 2012 - The Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) has been awarded with a “Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence” distinction

In recognition for its outstanding role in experimental particle physics at international level, the nstitut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) has been awarded with a “Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence” distinction.

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NOVEMBER 2012 - Peter Higgs conference broadcast

There are no more tickets for Professor P. Higgs conference at CosmoCaixa on November 6th 2012.

If you have missed the opportunity to get one, you can still follow the broadcast of the conference at the following links:

Catalan

Spanish

OCTOBER 2012 - Peter Higgs in Barcelona

IFAE together with Obra Social "la Caixa" have invited Professor Peter Higgs to tell the story of the Higgs boson, the particle that can help us understand the means by which elementary particles acquire mass.

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JULY 2012 - Compilation of the media coverage of the possible Higgs discovery

The CERN announcement on July 4th 2012 about the observation of a new particle consistent with the Higgs boson has had a great impact in the Spanish press.

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JULY 2012 - Higgs announcement follow-up in the Spanish press

The CERN announcement on July 4th 2012 about the observation of a new particle consistent with the Higgs boson has had a great impact in the Spanish press.

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JULY 2012 - El CERN anuncia el descubrimiento de una nueva partícula consistente con el bosón de Higgs

IFAE-UAB, miércoles 4 de julio de 2012. El CERN anuncia el descubrimiento de una nueva partícula consistente con el bosón de Higgs

En un seminario científico en el CERN, el Laboratorio Europeo de Física de Partículas, se han presentado hoy los últimos resultados sobre la búsqueda de la partícula más famosa: el bosón de Higgs. Los experimentos ATLAS y CMS han observado una nueva partícula, con una masa de unos 125 GeV, que coincide hasta donde se ha podido analizar con el Higgs. El Institut de Física d’Altes Energies (IFAE) es miembro de la colaboración ATLAS, y el único centro catalán que ha participado en esta investigación.

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