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Workshops and Seminars: Next in the row

Virtual School and Workshop

Winter School on Strongly Correlated Quantum Matter

Scientific Coordinators: Mario Collura, Marcello Dalmonte, Markus Heyl, David...


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Virtual Workshop

waiting for the conference on Highly Frustrated Magnetism (wHFM21)

Scientific coordinators: Claudio Castelnovo, Gang Chen, Roderich Moessner, Rajiv...


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The institute offers various opportunities for undergraduates, graduate students, postdocs and faculty members.

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Public Outreach

Our public outreach program aims to make scientific results accessible to the general public. Active scientists speak about their recent work and explain it to a lay public with an interest in natural sciences, or to school children of different ages.

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Colloquium: Strongly Interacting QCD Matter at Finite Temperature and Density

Prof. Tetsuo Hatsuda (RIKEN, Japan)

14 Dec 2020, 01:30 PM VIRTUAL


Fabian Essler (University of Oxford)

17 Dec 2020, 02:00 PM VIRTUAL


Publication Highlights

Power-law population heterogeneity governs epidemic waves

Differences between individuals reduce the number of infections required for...

Institute's News

New Research Group Correlations and Topology

A warm welcome to Ashley Cook who joined us from the University of California in...