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The Erlangen Center for Astroparticle Physics (ECAP) , of the University of Erlangen- Nuremberg is seeking individuals for several PhD student positions (0.5 TV-L 13) to work in high-energy astroparticle physics, specifically in gamma-ray astronomy and/or neutrino astronomy and scientifically relate...

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The Meter-wavelength radio astronomy community in Germany is organized in the German Long Wavelength Consortium (GLOW). One particular priority of GLOW is the operation of the German LOFAR stations. LOFAR is the world’s largest low-frequency radio telescope and will remain so for the foreseeab...

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Time to celebrate! The new ECAP Laboratory building was officially inaugurated last week. The ECAP can now be found in our brand new research building at Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Str. 2. For more information about the official inauguration with ministers Blume and Herrmann please see the FAU press release.

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With the beginning of October, Dr. Alba Domi from the University of Amsterdam and NIKHEF joins ECAP. She won a Marie Curie Postdoctoral Researcher Fellowship granted by the EU with her proposal: QGRANT – Quantum GRavity seArches with Neutrino Telescopes. This two-year project aims at using ANTARES, ...

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At the 2022 IceCube Collaboration Meeting in Brussels, Dr. Steffen Hallmann, who graduated in 2020 with his thesis  Sensitivity to atmospheric tau-neutrino appearance and all-flavour search for neutrinos from the Fermi Bubbles with the deep-sea telescopes KM3NeT/ORCA and ANTARES was awarded the GNN ...

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ECAP postdoctoral researcher Maddalena Cataldo has been highlighted as this week’s (8.11.2021) woman in physics by the German Physical Society (DPG). Her focus is on the radio detection of neutrinos with RNO-G and IceCube-Gen2. She works both in the lab for testing components of the under-cons...

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An art contest was held recently for the under-construction ECAP Laboratory building, which will host a permanent installation in or around the building. From several submissions the winner was decided by a jury as artist duo Anklam Henninger. Their work titled “Lichtgewicht” (light weig...

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Like many other chairs of the faculties of Science and Engineering, the ECAP took part again in the “Girls and Technology Event” (Mädchen-und-Technik Praktikum). For one week, around 50 girls from grades 7 – 12 from schools in the surrounding area were given an insight into astrono...