December 15, 2014
Applications are invited for the post of the Director of the Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology (IPPP) for a five year term combined with the post of Professor of Physics in Durham. The successful applicant will lead the IPPP as Director for a five year term. They will have the ability to maintain and enhance the IPPP’s outstanding reputation as a leading research institute in particle physics both nationally and internationally, and will be an internationally recognized expert in particle physics phenomenology. Excellent leadership skills, coupled with the drive and ability to make a significant contribution to the Institute, Department and broadly within the University is an essential requirement. Informal enquiries, or names of potentially interested parties should be sent in confidence, to Professor Valentin Khoze, Valya.Khoze@durham.ac.uk, Director of IPPP and Chair of the Steering Committee Professor Tony Doyle Tony.Doyle@glasgow.ac.uk and/or Chair of Appointing...
November 5, 2014
The 2014 Stirling Lecture will be held on Thursday 4th December at 17:30, in the Applebey Lecture Theatre (W103). The lecture entitled “Life on the Edge: the coming of age of quantum biology” will be given by Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Theoretical Physics and Chair in the Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey. Professor Al-Khalili, OBE, is an Iraqi-born British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster. He has hosted several BBC productions about science and is a frequent commentator about science in other British media. In 2014 Professor Al-Khalili was named as a RISE leader by the UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences. _______________________________________ The Stirling Lecture is an annual public lecture organised by IPPP in honour of its first director, Professor James Stirling CBE, FRS, now Provost of Imperial College London. The lecture series was created in 2008. 15 Dec 2008: Prof. Brian Foster FRS, Oxford University and the violinist Jack...
July 14, 2014
To be awarded to small teams led by senior UK experimentalists and involving more junior researchers to support participation of UK experimentalists in the IPPP Phenomenology Network. Duration 1 year, start date 1 January 2015. Applications deadline 19 September 2014. http://www.ippp.dur.ac.uk/senior-experimental-fellowships
July 14, 2014
Applications are invited from UK-based permanent academic staff in particle theory and experiment. Clsoing date 19 September 2014. Up to to 6 Associateships will be awarded in 2014-2015 starting October 2014. http://www.ippp.dur.ac.uk/ippp-associateships
June 25, 2014
Plans for a new £10million landmark building to house IPPP and ICC took another step forward today with the signing of a major gift agreement. Sir Peter Ogden signed a £3.35million donation towards it. Pictured is Sir Peter Ogden (centre) handing over the agreement to Durham University Vice Chancellor Prof. Chris Higgins. L to R - Prof. Valya Khoze (IPPP Director), Prof. Carlos Frenk (ICC Director), Prof. Martin Ward and Prof. Nigel Glover.