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Results: 41 - 60 of 83
  • 2 Sep 2016
    Sander Bais Prize 2016 awarded

    The Sander Bais Prize 2016 has been awarded to Cathelijne ter Burg and Karel Temmink, master students of Theoretical Physics at the Institute of Physics.

  • 15 Jul 2016
    Veni grants for Juan Pedraza (UvA) and Enej IIlievski (UvA)

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to theoretical physicists Juan Pedraza and Enej IIlievski, both researchers at the University of Amsterdam.

  • 24 Jun 2016
    PRL cover for Soligno, Dijkstra, van Roij (Utrecht)

    The cover of the June 24 (2016) issue of Physical Review Letters features a graphical representation of research by Utrecht PhD student Giuseppe Soligno and his supervisors Marjolein Dijkstra (DINS) and Rene van ...

  • 9 Jun 2016
    Second layer of information in DNA confirmed

    Leiden theoretical physicists have proven that not only the genetic information in DNA determines who we are, but also DNA’s mechanics. Helmut Schiessel and his group simulated many DNA sequences and found a ...

  • 6 Jun 2016
    Paolo Zanardi and Lorenzo Campos Venuti: lecture series

    It's a great pleasure to welcome our DITP visitors, Prof. Paolo Zanardi and Dr. Lorenzo Campos Venuti from University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA). They will give several introductory lectures and ...

  • 13 May 2016
    NWO Vidi Grants for Luca Giomi (Leiden) and Carmine Ortix (Utrecht)

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Vidi grant to Luca GIomi (Leiden) and Carmine Ortix (Utrecht). They will will each receive an €800,000 to develop their own innovative line of ...

  • 2 May 2016
    Charles Kane: Lorentz Professor 2016

    Each year an eminent theoretical physicist holds the Lorentz Chair. The 2016 Lorentz professor is Charles Kane, from the University of Pennsylvania. During his stay, he will give several colloquia, student courses ...

  • 26 Apr 2016
    Bert Vercnocke wins FameLab Netherlands

    Science is everything but boring. The living proof lies in Bert Vercnocke’s enthusiastic pitch on string theory last Friday, 22 April. With this pitch, he outshone his fellow finalists during the Dutch final of ...

  • 14 Apr 2016
    ERC Advanced Grant for Leiden physicist Alexey Boyarsky

    Leiden physicist Alexey Boyarsky has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to research an extension of the standard model of particle physics. He shares the grant with research groups from Lausanne and Copenhagen. ...

  • 8 Mar 2016
    Daniel Baumann appointed professor of Theoretical Cosmology

    Daniel Baumann has been appointed professor of Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Science. The chair is meant to strengthen the UvA’s Institute of Physics and will be closely ...

  • 4 Feb 2016
    Millisecond pulsars are likely to account for dark matter signal in galactic centre

    The puzzling excess of gamma rays from the centre of the Milky Way probably originate from rapidly rotating neutron stars, or millisecond pulsars, and not from dark matter annihilation, as previously claimed. This is ...

  • 22 Jan 2016
    FOM Physics Poster Prize for Diego Cohen-Maldonado

    Diego Cohen-Maldonado, PhD student in theoretical physics at the Insitute of Physics, was assigned the FOM Physics Poster Prize 2016. The prize, 750 euro, was awardes at the tenth edition of Physics@FOM in Veldhoven, ...

  • 18 Dec 2015
    Two FOM Projectruimte Grants for Theoretical Physics research projects

    The foundation for fundamental research on matter (FOM) has divided a total of 3.3 million Euro over nine researchers. Amongst them are two Delta ITP researchers: professor Carlo Beenakker (Leiden), who is awarded a ...

  • 23 Nov 2015
    Einstein's Gravity on the wall

    On Tuesday November 24th, professor Robbert Dijkgraaf (IAS, Princeton) will unveil a painted version of Einstein’s Field Equation on Museum Boerhaave’s outside wall. This launches a series of at least ten physics ...

  • 19 Nov 2015
    Granted research proposals 2015

    The results of the Delta ITP project round 2015 were decided on Tuesday 17 November 2015, based on an evaluation of an independent and representative committee. Based on the grading, the excutive board decided to ...

  • 18 Nov 2015
    ERC Starting grants for Wouter Waalewijn, Philippe Corboz

    The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Starting Grant to Wouter Waalewijn (Delta Institute for Theoretical Physics) and Philippe Corboz (Institute of Physics, Amsterdam).

  • 18 Nov 2015
    Lorentz Graduation Award for Koen Schakenraad

    PhD student Koen Schakenraad has won this year’s Lorentz Afstudeerprijs, a prize awarded annually by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) to a recently graduated theoretical physics master ...

  • 17 Nov 2015
    Book Release: Holographic Duality in Condensed Matter Physics

    The physics of black holes appears to be as far removed from the physics of electrons in metals as it can be. Now Prof. Jan Zaanen, Prof. Koenraad Schalm (both Leiden University), Dr. Yan Liu and Dr. Ya-Wen Sun (both ...

  • 22 Sep 2015
    Utrechtse scholier wint eerste Natuurkunde Olympiade voor de onderbouw

    De finale van de allereerste Nederlandse Natuurkunde Olympiade voor de onderbouw is gewonnen door Samuel Klumpers van het Stedelijk Gymnasium in Utrecht. De prijs – een trofee en een oorkonde – werd gistermiddag ...

  • 9 Jul 2015
    FOM Projectruimte Grant for Jan Zaanen and Koenraad Schalm

    Leiden researchers prof. Jan Zaanen and prof. Koenraad Schalm received a FOM Projectruimte Grant for their research proposal ‘The strange metals: when quantum entanglement reaches its extreme’.