Post-doctoral postition in string theory, integrability, AdS/CFT at the IIP-UFRN

Tue, Oct 23, 2018
The International Institute of Physics at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (IIP-UFRN) opens a call for one postdoctoral position in string theory, integrability, AdS/CFT that offers a competitive grant and a travel budget. Though flexible, the starting date is expected to be in...

IIP-UFRN researcher receives prize for his doctoral thesis

Thu, Oct 11, 2018
On October 11th, Dr Diego Paiva Pires was bestowed the “Tese Destaque” award for his thesis on Quantum Speed Limits. The 2018 “Tese Destaque” prize awarded by the University of São Paulo is granted anually to the best doctoral thesis presented to institutional...

Student Supervised by IIP-UFRN researcher receives award

Thu, Oct 11, 2018
About 200 researchers and students were gathered in Campos do Jordão (SP), from September 24 to 28 to participate in an event held by the Brazilian Society of Physics. The XXXIX National Meeting of Particle Physics discussed recent advances in the areas of high energy physics, cosmology and...

Workshop Meet the Editors

Wed, Oct 03, 2018
IIP-UFRN is hosting from October 04 to 05 the workshop Meet the Editors, international event aimed to bring together researchers and postgraduate students from different areas, with a focus on the presentation of tutorials and lectures of experts in the writing of articles and scientific...

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2018

Tue, Oct 02, 2018
The inventions being honoured this year have revolutionised laser physics. Extremely small objects and incredibly rapid processes are now being seen in a new light. Advanced precision instruments are opening up unexplored areas of research and a multitude of industrial and medical...

SBF website highlights work of IIP-UFRN researchers

Tue, Sep 25, 2018
IIP-UFRN researchers Prof. Rafael Chaves, Dr. Gabriela Barreto Lemos and Dr. Jacques Pienaar, working along two other teams – one in China and the other in Italy – proposed in recent paper that photons are neither a wave, nor a particle, but have a completely different nature in...