ICTP-SAIFR announces the opening of permanent positions for computer systems manager and bilingual secretary. The positions are part of the public concurso nº124/2022 of UNESP, Analista de Informática I, na área de Desenvolvimento de Sistemas para Eventos, and Assistente Técnico Administrativo I, na área de Eventos Internacionais. Applications are open until 19/09/2022.

On June 29, FAPESP announced the renewal of the thematic grant “ICTP-SAIFR: a regional center for theoretical physics” for the five-year period of 2023-2027. The grant includes 37 researchers and will continue funding at the same level for ICTP-SAIFR schools and workshops, as well as provide fellowships for postdocs, PhD students, science journalists, public high-school teachers and technical training.

After two years of online activities, ICTP-SAIFR returned to in-person activities with the Workshop on Representation Theory and Applications from April 25-29. The workshop was organized by Prof. Vyacheslav Futorny (USP) and focused on recent advances in the representation theory of Lie algebras, their generalizations and applications.

As part of the Serrapilheira/ICTP-SAIFR Training Program in Quantitative Biology and Ecology from July 4-December 2, 41 internationally renowned lecturers will present minicourses for a selected group of 30 students and will meet informally with Brazilian PhD students, postdocs and faculty to develop research collaborations.

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ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research

The ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-SAIFR) is a South American regional center in the city of São Paulo created in a collaboration of the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), the Instituto de Fisica Teorica (IFT) of São Paulo State University (UNESP) and the Sao Paulo Research Funding Agency (FAPESP). Its activities include seminars, minicourses, schools and workshops for graduate students and researchers in all areas related to theoretical physics, as well as outreach activities for the general public and for high-school students and teachers. The center has funding for short-term and long-term visitors as well as for postdoctoral and permanent researchers.

São Paulo International Schools on Theoretical Physics

São Paulo CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science
May 9 – July 15, 2022

Serrapilheira/ICTP-SAIFR Training Program in Quantitative Biology and Ecology
July 4 – December 2, 2022

Perimeter-SAIFR Journeys into Theoretical Physics
August 1-7, 2022

Joint ICTP-SAIFR/MITP Summer School on Particle Physics Beyond the Standard Model
September 12-23, 2022

School on Disordered Elastic Systems
October 3-14, 2022

School on Applications of Nonlinear Systems to Socio-Economic Complexity
October 17-22, 2022

School on Quantum Computation
November 14-25, 2022

Meetings/Programs/Workshops

Workshop on Representation Theory and Applications
April 25-29, 2022

Minicourse on Universality in the Epsilon-Expansion
July 12-21, 2022

Workshop on New Horizons in Quantum Correlated Materials
August 15-19, 2022

Workshop on Classical Gravity and Applications
August 29-31, 2022

Program on New Directions in Particle Physics
September 5-23, 2022

Informal Meetings in Quantitative Biology and Ecology
September 12 – December 2, 2022

Workshop on Electromagnetic Effects in Strongly Interacting Matter
October 25-28, 2022

Workshop on the Nature of Dark Matter
November 2-4, 2022

II ICTP-SAIFR Condensed Matter Theory in the Metropolis
November 9-11, 2022

Outreach

II Curso de Verão ICTP-SAIFR para Professores de Física de Ensino Médio
January 15-21, 2022

II Escola de Verão ICTP-SAIFR para Jovens Físicos
January 22-29, 2022

Minicursos para Estudantes de Ensino Médio
March-November, 2022

Física de Fronteira em Português
March-November, 2022

Física de Frontera en Español
March-November, 2022

Clube do Livro Sci-SAIFR
March – December, 2022

ICTP-SAIFR Módulos de Aulas ABC
March – December, 2022

Física de Fronteira para a Sala de Aula
June – November, 2022

Curso de Inverno ICTP-SAIFR para Jovens Físicos
July 18-22, 2022