SHEP's PhD student Tobias Tsang won a 500£ poster award at the "Fifth Annual DiRAC Science Day". Tobias' poster (you can download a copy here) presents his work on "Simulations of Heavy Quarks in lattice QCD" which he is carrying out with the local lattice QCD research group lead by Prof. Flynn, Dr. Juettner and Prof.
Thanks to a grant from the STFC's Education, Training and Careers Committee, which secured co-funding alongside the traditional SEPnet contribution, the V NExT PhD Workshop, to be held in Cosener's House on 8-11 June 2015, will be open to PhD students from across the UK.
Prof. Stefano Moretti has secured a JSPS Short Term Visitor Fellowship to visit Japan in February-March 2015 for the purpose of vising KEK, attending the workshop HPNP2015 in Toyama as well as collaborating with local host Prof. Shinya Kanemura (Toyama University).
Sasha Belyaev wins a Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship for academic year 2015-16 for the project "Collider and Cosmological exploration of minimal consistent Dark Matter models".
Tim Morris wins a JSPS BRIDGE fellowship to spend the Autumn in Japan. The fellowship is awarded to give graduate lectures on the Exact Renormalization Group, participate in the Niigata-Yamagata workshop in November, make research visits to Kobe, Kanazawa, Nara, Kyushu, and Kyoto, and finally carry through research work with profs Itoh and Igarishi in Niigata.