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12/05/2020 - 11:30

With about 50 researchers in HEP@VUB we perform fundamental research towards a profound and comprehensive understanding of both the largest and smallest structures around us. By combining theoretical and experimental research of high-energy phenomena in the universe and on the tiniest quantum scale a coherent picture of the reality around us emerges.

04/07/2018 - 16:00

Tim De Jonckheere obtained on July 4 2018 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Measures of correlation in holographic theories
Promotor: Prof. dr. Ben Craps

01/06/2018 - 11:00

Andries Coone obtained on June 1 2018 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Inflation: Generic Predictions and Nilpotent Superfields
Gezamenlijk doctoraat met Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
promotoren: Prof. dr. Ben Craps & Prof. dr. Diederik Roest
 

27/03/2018 - 08:45

De vakgroep Fysica heeft een openstaande vacature voor een assistent (BAAP), startdatum 1 oktober 2018

13/10/2017 - 08:30

On October 13 2017, during the 29th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) in São Paulo, Brazil, Alexander Sevrin has been reelected as member for a second term. He will be serving  on the committee “Mathematical Physics” (C18).

26/07/2017 - 13:15

The 35th International Cosmic-Ray Conference took place in Busan, South Korea from July 12th to July 20th, 2017.
More than 800 physicists attended the conference to discuss the latest progress in cosmic-ray and solar physics.
Furthermore, recent developments in gamma-ray and neutrino astronomy as well as the hunt for dark matter were covered. 
The VUB was clearly represented with 10 posters and 4 talks.
 

05/07/2017 - 14:00

On July 5th 2017 Jonathan Lindgren obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Black hole formation, holographic thermalization and the AdS/CFT correspondence.
Joint PhD with Université Libre De Bruxelles
Promotors: Prof. Dr. Ben Craps, Prof. Dr. Alexander Sevrin & Prof. Dr. Marc Henneaux (ULB)

24/10/2016 - 13:15

Op donderdag 20 oktober maakte de Koninklijke Vlaamse Academie voor Wetenschappen en Kunsten de laureaten wetenschapscommunicatie 2016 bekend. Professor emeritus Henri Eisendrath won de loopbaanprijs en prof. Freya Blekman ging met een jaarprijs aan de haal.  De prijsuitreiking vindt plaats op 14 november.

23/10/2016 - 12:45

Op 23 oktober 2016 ontving Saskia Demulder, FWO aspirante in de onderzoeksgroep TENA, de Solvay Award tijdens een ceremonie in Studio 4 van de Flagey. Ze kreeg deze prijs voor haar Master verhandeling “Integrability in the AdS/CFT correspondence” met Alexander Sevrin en Daniel Thompson als promotoren.

22/08/2016 - 16:00

On August 22nd 2016 Karen De Causmaecker obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Unconventional signatures of supersymmetry
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Jorgen D'Hondt

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