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Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology

Our friend and colleague James Stirling passed away after a short illness on Friday 9 November. James shared an appointment between Physics and Mathematical Sciences until he became the inaugural Director of IPPP in 2000.

The IPPP is currently advertising on Academic Jobs Online and the Durham University jobs website for Research Associate Positions. The deadline for applications on

Marian Heil was jointly awarded the Elsevier Research Prize by the Physics Department in recognition of the results he achieved and got published already during the first year of his PhD studies.

The IPPP seeks to appoint talented individuals to the role of Assistant Professor in Particle Physics Phenomenology.
The application deadline is 10th January 2019. More information can be found under

The IPPP was awarded the Research Impact Fund from Durham University earlier this year for bringing their outreach exhibition Modelling the Invisible to the Orkney Science Festival and to Gravity Fields in Grantham.

Ramona Gröber, postdoctoral researcher at the IPPP, has been offered a W2 professorship for 5 years at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, Germany.

Application for the next round of IPPP Associateships and Senior Experimental Fellowships is open. The deadline is 31st August 2018

We are looking for a new colleague working on Monte Carlo event generators (HERWIG). The deadline is 2nd August, more information under:

The IPPP is taking part at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2018 - starting on Monday 2nd July - with a stand on neutrino physics. More information can be found at https://ghostsintheuniverse.org/

Prof. Michael Spannowsky was awarded the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation for outstanding contributions to research and teaching.

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