Workshop Geometry of Soft Matter

Fri, Jan 05, 2018
From May 21 to 25 the International Institute of Physics of UFRN (www.iip.ufrn.br/events) will host the workshop “Geometry of Soft Matter”, in Natal, Brazil. This event will bring together researchers working on different aspects of soft matter field and aim to enable its participants...

Congratulations to Prof. Itamar Procaccia!

Fri, Dec 15, 2017
Professor Itamar Procaccia, from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and member of the IIP’s International Advisory Council, was announced this week as one of the winners of the 2017 “EPS Statistical and Nonlinear Physics Prize”. The European Physics Society award also...

Quantum weirdness alters basic cause-effect relations

Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Why do things happen? What causes Nature to behave the way we observe it to? These are among the most fundamental questions in science and philosophy. If interventions are available, one can modify a system, observe the effects of such modifications, and, from those effects, infer cause-effect...

IIP researcher receives international award for his researches

Thu, Dec 07, 2017
Professor Rodrigo Pereira, from the IIP, was one of the 20 scientists honored with the 2017 “Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Awards, presented to researchers who completed their doctorates less than 18 years ago and who in the future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge...

UFRN researcher publishes paper about new quantum technologies

Thu, Dec 07, 2017
Cooperation between researchers from three countries is paving the way to make the atoms manipulation and the control of its forces of interaction easier. The project, that was developed with the collaboration of Professor Tommaso Macri (IIP and Department of Theoretical and Experimental Physics...

Postdoctoral fellow opportunity for Brazilians at the Weizmann Institute of Science

Thu, Nov 30, 2017
The Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in Israel is receiving applications for a postdoctoral fellowship program devoted exclusively to Brazilian citizens or researchers with residency in Brazil. This program is sponsored by the “Morá Miriam Rozen Gerber Fellowship Fund” and has...