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Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology

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 experimentalists and theorists.

The main objectives of the Associateship Programme are:

  • to provide support for small workshop(s) organised by the Associate, IPPP members, and others.
  • to enhance interactions and enable new collaborations between the Associate, the community, and the IPPP.
  • to support research visits (e.g. of a week) of the Associate and/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 2021, and each Associateship will have a value of up to £3000, which may be spent over two years.
Applicants should send a one page (PDF format) proposal electronically to the IPPP Director Michael Spannowsky with a copy to Joanne Bentham by the closing dates
indicated below. The proposal should outline the proposed programme, any workshops planned, and briefly describe how the funds will be spent.

Applications will be reviewed by the IPPP Steering Committee.

Closing dates for applications:

  • For consideration at March 18th Steering Committee: 1 March 2021,
  • For consideration at September Steering Committee: 31 August 2021,

A list of the IPPP Associates for 2020-2021 is given below.

Peter Millington Peter Millington
University of Nottingham
Connecting particle physics and modified gravity through Higgs portals IPPP contact:Michael Spannowsky

A list of the IPPP Associates for 2019-2020 is given below.

Oleg Brandt Oleg Brandt
Hunting Guide for Ultra-Long-Lived Particles at the Electroweak Scale Using the LHC IPPP contact: Martin Bauer
Malcolm Fairbairn Malcolm Fairbairn
King’s College London
CNO neutrinos at dark matter detectors and astrophysical signals of dark matter IPPP contact:Michael Spannowsky
 Sarah Malik Sarah Malik
Imperial College London
The future of dark matter searches at colliders IPPP contact:Michael Spannowsky
Christoph Englert Christoph Englert
Using models to probe the range of applicability of EFTs IPPP contact:Michael Spannowsky
Evgueni Goudzovski Evgueni Goudzovski
Heavy Neutral Lepton production in non-minimal models IPPP contact:Silvia Pascoli
Arttu Rajantie Arttu Rajantie
Imperial College
Magnetic monopole production cross sections IPPP contact:Valya Khoze
Chris Hays Chris Hays
Hunting for CP violation in Higgs decays to fermions IPPP contacts:Rodrigo Alonso
Timothy Burns Timothy Burns
Christopher Thomas Christopher Thomas
Exotic Hadron Spectroscopy IPPP contact:Alex Lenz

Associates from previous years

2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19