Frontier Research


IFCA organizes a group of seminars in the context of the course 'Frontier research in astrophysics and particle physics', belonging to the "Master in Particle Physics and Physics of the Cosmos".

The aim of this course is to offer a series of seminars covering some of the most recent developments in astrophysics and particle physics, but including also a  general introduction to the subject.

Each seminar consists of 1 hour lecture open to the scientific public, to any member of the IFCA and, in particular, to students of the master.

The seminar is followed by 1 hour discussion but, in this case, only with the students of the Master.
 School Year 2019/20
Speaker:Juan Cruz Estrada (Fermilab, Chicago)
Title: "The hunt for dark matter bellow the mass of the proton"
Date: viernes, 25 de octubre, 10:00am

Speaker: Elisabeta Lusso (Universidad de Florencia)
Title: "Active Galactic Nuclei as Cosmological Probes
Date: viernes, 13 de diciembre, 10:00am

Speaker: Sven Heinemeyer (IFT):
Title: "Why the discovered Higgs boson is not the SM Higgs boson"
Date: viernes, 7 de febrero de 2020, 10:00am

Speaker: José Luis Gómez (Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía)
Title: “Seeing the invisible: imaging black holes with the Event Horizon Telescope”
Date: viernes, 24 de abril de 2020, 10:00am

Speaker: Aurelio Juste (IFAE
Title:"Search for new physics at the LHC"
Date: viernes, 8 de mayo de 2020, 10:00am


 School Year 2018/19
Speaker: Sergio Pastor (IFIC)
Title: "Testing neutrino properties with cosmological observables"
Date: jueves, 25 de octubre de 2018, 10:30am

Speaker: Xavier Barcons (ESO)
Title:"Large infrastructures in astronomy: ESO"
Date: jueves, 10 de enero de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Teopisti Dafni (UniZar)
Title: "Direct detection of Dark Matter"
Date: jueves, 28 de febrero de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Gabriela Barenboim (IFIC)
Title: "A nu hope. Oscilaciones de neutrinos"
Date: jueves, 21 de marzo de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Bjoern Schaefer (Universidad de Heidelberg)
Title: "Weak Lensing"
Date: lunes, 1 de abril de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Tim Tait (UC Irvine)
Title: "Particle Physics of Dark Matter: Connecting Particle Physics to Cosmology"
Date: miércoles, 17 de abril de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Sven Heynemayer (IFCA/IFT)
Title: "Fenomenología de búsquedas de nueva física (TBD)"
Date: martes, 30 de abril de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Aurelio Juste (UAM)
Title: New physics searches at ATLAS and CMS"
Date: viernes, 3 de mayo de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Guillem Anglada-Escude (Queen Mary, London
Title: "Exo-planetas"
Date: martes, 7 de mayo de 2019, 10:30am

Speaker: Carlos Sopuerta (IEEC)
Title: "Unveiling the Science of the Gravitational-Wave Low-Frequency Band with LISA"
Date: miércoles, 8 de mayo de 2019, 10:00am

Speaker: Eiichiro Komatsu (MPA, Garching)
Title: "Gravitational waves from the early Universe"
Date: martes, 4 de junio de 2019, 10:30am


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