2017 IFT-Perimeter-SAIFR Journeys into Theoretical

Journeys into Theoretical Physics is a one-week school for outstanding undergraduate students from Latin America in their last year of studies. The school is associated with a partnership between Perimeter Institute (Waterloo, Canada) and  ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP, and the best students at the school will be invited to a joint international masters program between the two institutes including one year at the world-famous Perimeter Scholars International (PSI) program. There is no registration fee and limited funds are available for travel and local expenses of participants.

Start time: July 10, 2017
Ends on: July 15, 2017
Location: São Paulo, Brazil
Venue: IFT-UNESP

Organizers:
Nathan Berkovits (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP, Brazil)
Ricardo D´Elia Matheus (IFT-UNESP, Brazil)
Pedro Vieira (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP, Brazil & Perimeter Institute, Canada)

Lecturers:
Asimina Arvanitaki (Perimeter Institute): Fundamental Physics and Tabletop Experiments
Rob Myers (Perimeter Institute): Einstein’s Gravity: Black Holes to Gravity Waves
Alexandre Reily Rocha (IFT-UNESP: Topics in Condensed Matter and Molecular Theory
Rogério Rosenfeld (IFT-UNESP): Introduction to Cosmology 

Application deadline: April 28, 2017 

 

More information: http://sictp2.ictp-saifr.org/