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IPPP Associates 2017-2018

A list of the IPPP Associates for 2016-2017 is given below.

Fedor Bezrukov Fedor Bezrukov
Minimal Models for Cosmology and Particle Physics
Antonella De Santo Antonella De Santo
Synergies and Complementarity between the High-Luminosity LHC and Future Colliders
Christoph Englert Christoph Englert
Phenomenological aspects of LHC physics and model-building
Cigdem Issever Cigdem Issever
Prospects for the Higgs self-coupling measurement at the Large Hadron Collider
Jonas Rademacker Jonas Rademacker
Multibody decays of Heavy Flavour as a precision tool to characterise physics beyond the SM
Eram Rizvi Eram Rizvi
Queeen Mary
Electroweak Precision Observables at the LHC
Kostas Nikolopoulos Kostas Nikolopoulos
Direct searches for light Dark Matter
Donal O'Connell Donal O'Connell
Twistors and Higher Dimensions.

No cost extensions from the previous year.

Costas Andreopoulos Costas Andreopoulos
Global Tuning of the GENIE Neutrino Monte Carlo Generator.
Lily Asquith Lily Asquith
BSM Physics with Boosted Tops
Clare Burrage Clare Burrage
Connecting Cosmology and Phenomenology.
Jeff Forshaw Jeff Forshaw
Developing a new amplitude-level parton shower
Steven Worm Steven Worm
Dark Matter Interpretations for Direct Detection Experiments

IPPP Associates 2018-2019

As part of the IPPP UK phenomenology network activities, IPPP invites applications from UK-based permanent academic staff for IPPP Associateships. Associateships are awarded to individuals or small teams, and are funded by the IPPP.

Associates are selected on the basis of scientific excellence of their proposal bearing in mind the need to balance activity in different areas of phenomenological research including beyond the standard model physics, electroweak and Higgs physics, flavour physics, model building, Monte Carlo simulations, neutrino physics, particle astrophysics and strong interactions. Applications are welcomed from both theorists and experimentalists.

The main objectives of the Associateship Programme are:

  • to enhance interactions and enable new collaborations between the Associate, the Associate’s Institution and the IPPP
  • to support research visits (typically of a week each time) of the Associate or their students to IPPP and of IPPP staff/PDRA/students to the Associate’s institution

We expect that up to 6 Associateships will be awarded in 2018-2019 starting October 2018, and each Associateship will have a value of up to £3000 per annum.
Applicants should send a one page (PDF format) proposal electronically to the IPPP Director Keith Ellis with a copy to Linda Grieve
by 31st August 2018. The proposal should outline the proposed research programme and briefly describe how the funds will be used

  • to enhance the research of the Associate,
  • to increase collaboration with the IPPP

Applications will be reviewed by the IPPP Steering Committee. The deadline for applications is 31 August 2018.

Associates from previous years

2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18