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Conference

Clustering & Global Challenges conference

April 7, 2021

The Barcelona-Grenoble-Tsukuba “Clustering and Global Challenges” (CGC2021) international online conference presented the most recent research advances and technology developments in different hot sectors such as Quantum Technologies, Advanced Materials, … Manel Martinez was part of the organizing committee. Pol Forn-Díaz gave a talk introuducing the AVaQus project.

Conference

141st Meeting of the SPSC

April 7, 2021

On the 13th of April, the open session of the 141st meeting of the SPSC will take place remotely, Thorsten Lux will present the status and plans of the project NP07: The Upgrade of the ND280 Detector.

Publication

New GW group Publication

March 24, 2021

Implications for first-order cosmological phase transitions from the third LIGO-Virgo observing run” by Alba Romero, Katarina Martinovic, Thomas A. Callister, et al. has been accepted for publication in Physical Review Letters.

Collaboration Meeting

Ligo-Virgo-Kagra week

March 18, 2021

The IFAE GW group is presenting 2 posters in the plenary poster session of the Ligo-Virgo-Kagra week

Conference

LCWS2021: International Workshop on Future Linear Colliders

March 18, 2021

Sergio González from the IFAE ATLAS group will present the talk “Dark Matter - ATLAS and CMS results” at the online conference LCWS2021

Award

Pere Masjuan receives a Scientific Research Awards by the Barcelona City Council

March 17, 2021

The project “Simulating the expansion of the COVID-19 outbreak: a risk forecast tool considering socioeconomic and gender inequalities in Barcelona” led by Pere Masjuan awarded a Scientific Research Awards by the Barcelona city council.

New project

IFAE awarded financial support in the PANDEMIES-2020 AGAUR call

March 17, 2021

IFAE was awarded financial support in the AGAUR call “Replegar-se per créixer: l’impacte de les pandèmies en un món sense fronteres visibles” (PANDÈMIES-2020) for the project ‘A powerful stochastic tool to assess the impact of the COVID-19 in Catalonia integrating detailed demographic and mobility data’

New IFAE Member

New member in the Theory Group

March 10, 2021

George Zahariade has joined the Theory Group. His research interests lie at the interface of general relativity and quantum field theory.

Collaboration Meeting

ATLAS Trigger and Data acquisition week

March 10, 2021

The ATLAS Trigger and Data acquisition week is taking place online this week.Several members of the IFAE team are attending and also giving presentations about the status of the Level-1 topological trigger simulation.