ICTP-SAIFR announces 3 FAPESP postdoctoral fellowships and 2 FAPESP scientific journalism fellowships to begin in 2021 or early 2022. Candidates should apply online before August 10, 2021 by clicking on the Application links below on this webpage.

From June 21 - July 2, the annual Strings meeting will be organized for the first time in 35 years in South America by ICTP-SAIFR. With 90 distinguished lecturers and over 2000 registered participants, this online event will include both research seminars and discussions, as well as outreach activities on June 26-27.

Instituto Serrapilheira together with ICTP-SAIFR is launching a program to develop the skills of future scientists in transdisciplinary research in the life sciences: the Serrapilheira/ICTP-SAIFR Training Program in Quantitative Biology and Ecology. The first edition will be online from July 5-31, 2021 with 15 distinguished lecturers.

ICTP-SAIFR announces the opening of a SImons-FAPESP Research Group Leader Position in all areas related to theoretical physics. Applications are currently being evaluated by an International Search Committee.

Through an award from the American Physical Society, ICTP-SAIFR is translating pedagogical material for high-school physics teachers into Spanish. The material was developed by Perimeter Institute and is available for free download.

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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 for theoretical physics created in a collaboration of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) with the São Paulo State University (UNESP) and the São Paulo Research Funding Agency (FAPESP). The ICTP-SAIFR is located at the campus of the Instituto de Física Teórica (IFT-UNESP) in the city of São Paulo and activities include seminars, minicourses, schools and workshops. 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

IV Joint ICTP-Trieste/ICTP-SAIFR School on Cosmology: Challenges for the Standard Cosmological Model
January 18-29, 2021

Serrapilheira/ICTP-SAIFR  Training Program in Quantitative Biology and Ecology
July 5-30, 2021

Joint ICTP-SAIFR/MITP Summer School on Particle Physics
September 13-24, 2021

School on Critical Stability of Few-Body Quantum Systems
October 4-8, 2021

Advanced School on Programmable Systems-on-Chip, Embedded Microcontrollers and their Applications in Research and Industry
October 18-29, 2021

School on Applications of Nonlinear Systems to Socio-Economic Complexity
October 25-27, 2021

School on Quantum Computation
November 16-26, 2021

2nd School on Data Science and Machine Learning
December 6-10, 2021


Reuven Opher Memorial Symposium
January 23, 2021

Challenges for Witnessing Quantum Aspects of Gravity in a Lab
June 7-11, 2021

Strings 2021
June 21 – July 2, 2021

Workshop on New Horizons in Quantum Correlated Materials
August, 2021

Workshop on Critical Stability of Few-Body Quantum Systems
October 11-15, 2021

Workshop on Sociophysics: Social Phenomena from a Physics Perspective
October 28-30, 2021

November 8-12, 2021



Curso de Verão para Professores do Ensino Médio
January 11-15, 2021

Escola de Verão para Jovens Físicos
January 17-23, 2021

ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP Physics Discussions
January – July, 2021

Ciência em Diálogo: Física e Ficção Científica
February 23-26, 2021

Distinguished Lecture of Quantitative Biology and Ecology Program: Simon Levin
March 2, 2021

Distinguished Lecture of Quantitative Biology and Ecology Program: Akiko Iwasaki
March 4, 2021

Física de Fronteira em Português
March-November, 2021

Física de Frontera en Español
March-November, 2021

Física em Casa
March – July, 2021

Minicursos para Estudantes do Ensino Mêdio
March – November, 2021

Inspirando novas gerações para a Física
June 2, 2021

ICTP-SAIFR Distinguished Public Lecture by Jim Gates
June 26, 2021

Ask a String Theorist
June 27, 2021

2021 IFT-Perimeter-SAIFR Journeys into Theoretical Physics
July 2021

Prêmio Jovens Físicos 2021
July 2021