Outreach Activities

in 2016


BOJOS PER LA FÍSICA

One-year educational program targeted for high- school students. 150 students applied. Activity Coordinated in collaboration with ICN2 and Funded by Fundació Catalunya-La Pedrera. http://bojosperlafisica.ifae.es/

  • Aurelio Juste & Mirko Casolino: La física de partícules al detector ATLAS de l’LHC - February 2016
  • Jelena Aleksić, Carles Sánchez & Judit Prat: Cosmologia Observacional - March 2016
  • Òscar Blanch, Abelardo Moralejo, Joaquim Palacio, Daniel Guberman, John E. Ward, Paolo Cumani: Astrofísica amb dades dels telescopis MAGIC de la Palma - April 2016
  • Federico Sánchez, Thorsten Lux, Michael Leyton: Tecnologies de detecció de partícules - September 2016

CAZADORES DE RAYOS GAMMA

Web Application for High Energy Astrophysics outreach targeted for high-school students. 400 registered online users at the end of 2016. Activity Funded by FECYT. http://www.cazadoresderayosgamma.com/

  • Òscar Blanch, Sebastián Grinschpun, Alícia Labián

PHYSICS MASTERCLASSES

All-day educational activity promoted by CERN and the IPPOG. 50 students participated in 2016.

  • Martine Bosman: CERN international MasterClasses (tutor) - February 2016.

SUMMER FELLOWSHIPS AT IFAE

Educational activity for undegraduate students that offer a 1-month stay at IFAE in July. 50 applications in 2016. Activity funded by the Severo Ochoa program. http://summerfellowships.ifae.es/

  • András Kovács: 'Cosmology: Redshift and weak lensing analysis', supervisor of IFAE summer stu- dent Bernat Molero, July 2016
  • Oriol Pujolàs: 'Simulations in Classical Yang-Mills theory', Àlex Molas and Joan Solà, July 2016
  • Federico Sánchez: 'New light sensors based on graphene and organic solar cells' Maria Miró and Albert Albesa, July 2016
  • John E. Ward: 'Silicon PMs and Light-Traps for Cherenkov telescopes', Clara Fernández, July 2016
  • Manel Martínez: 'High time resolution astronomy with the MAGIC Telescopes', supervisor of IFAE summer student Bruno Giménez, July 2016
  • Sebastián Grinstein: 'Characterization of Pixel Detectors', Adrián Suñer, July 2016

HIGH-SCHOOL STUDENTS AT IFAE

More than 10 high-school students have had their first experience in research at IFAE in 2016 through different programs, namely Joves i Ciència, Pre- mis Extraordinaris de Batxillerat and Treballs de Recerca.

  • Judit Prat:
    • TdR: “The dark universe” by Laia Gamero and Duna Tejón (INS Gorgs), 2016
  • András Kovács:
    • TdR: “The changing properties of galaxies” by Queralt Portell (INS Manuel Carrasco i Formiguera), 2016
  • Martine Bosman:
    • TdR: 'Recerca en acció: descobrint la física de partícules amb l'LHC' by Andrea Pérez, 2016
    • TdR: ,'La física de partícules amb l'LHC' Carla y Silvia Van den Bogaart Marzola, 2016
  • Mario Martínez:
    • Joves i Ciència: 'Cerca de matèria fosca a l’LHC', Pau Autrand, July 2016
  • Joaquim Palacio, Daniel Guberman:
    • Joves i Ciència: 'Astrofísica amb dades del tele- scopi MAGIC de La Palma', Heimdall Amerigo, July 2016
    • Premi Extraordinari Batxillerat: Diego Artacho, 2016
  • Emanuelle Cavallaro, Iván López
    • Joves i Ciència: ' Detecció de radiació amb dis- positius semiconductors', Adrià Lleal, July 2016
    • Premi Extraordinari Batxillerat: Ramón García, 2016
  • Michael Leyton, Thorsten Lux, Federico Sánchez
    • Joves i Ciència: Anastasia Sokolenko
    • Premi Extraordinari Batxillerat: Pau Matarrodona, 2016

TREBALLS DE FINAL DE GRAU

IFAE researchers tutorize projects developed by undergraduate students in their last year of their degree.

  • Imma Riu
    • "ATLAS trigger performance study for the upgrade of the LHC" by Roman Moreno. UAB, September 2016
    • "Commissioning of the ATLAS Level-1 Topo- logical Trigger in Run 2" by Marc Seuba. UAB, September 2016
  • Lluïsa M. Mir
    • "Search for a charged Higgs boson at the LHC with the ATLAS detector'" by Joel Pérez. UAB, September 2016
  • Martine Bosman
    • "Improving the sensitivity of the search for a hypothetical electrically charged Higgs boson with the ATLAS experiment at the Large Ha- dron Collider'" by Rafael Ruz. UAB, September 2016
  • Oriol Pujolàs
    • "Axionic Oscillons" by exchange (Erasmus) undergraduate student Manuel Kreutle, Sept- ember 2016
    • "Non-linear scalar gravitation" by Àlex Molas, June 2016

TALKS BY IFAE RESEARCHERS

IFAE researchers have given more than 50 outreach talks in 2016 in the context of different outreach programs, namely CPAN en los institutos, the Science at School Day, the Science Week, and science fairs like Ciència entre Tots and Festa de la Ciència.

Blanch, Òscar

  1. Talk: La física de partículas y como estudiarlas experimentalmente , Escola Virolai , Barcelona (Spain) , April 2016
  2. Talk: L’Univers , Institut Doctor Puigvert , Barcelona (Spain) , October 2016

Bosman, Martine

  1. Master Class introductory lecture: , IFAE , Bellaterra (Spain) , February 2016

Casado, Pilar

  1. Jornades de Portes Obertes de la UAB: Nanociència i Nanotecnologia , UAB , Bellaterra (Spain) , February 2016
  2. Talk: Nanociència i Nanotecnologia , Ajuntament de Sabadell , Sabadell (Spain) , February 2016
  3. Talk: El bosó de Higgs i la frontera de la física , INS Manuel Carrasco Formiguera , CPAN en el instituto , Barcelona (Spain) , April 2016
  4. Talk: El bosó de Higgs i la frontera de la física , Institut Secretari Coloma , CPAN en el instituto , Barcelona (Spain) , November 2016
  5. Talk: El bosó de Higgs i la frontera de la física , IES Gerbert d'Aurillac , CPAN en el instituto , Sant Fruitòs (Spain) , December 2016

Cavalli-Sforza, Matteo

  1. Talk: La Física de les Partícules: una perspectiva experimental , IFAE , HEP course to work with high-school teachers new ways of introducing HEP research in the classroom , Bellaterra (Spain) , April 2016

Cortina, Juan

  1. Talk: Cómo ser un científico , Ángel de la Guarda , Alicante (Spain) , March 2016

Delfino, Manuel

  1. Talk: La computación del CERN al servicio de la ciencia y su impacto en la sociedad , Fundación BBVA , Madrid (Spain) , May 2016

Fernández, Alba

  1. Talk: Astrofísica de muy altas energías a través de los telescopios MAGIC , High School Francisco Aguiar , Betanzos (Spain) , December 2016

Fernández, Enrique

  1. Talk: De las Ondas Gravitatorias a la Expansión del Universo , I Semana de la Ciencia , Oviedo (Spain) , March 2016
  2. Talk: El Lado Oscuro del Universo , XXIX edición de La Semana Negra de Gijón , Gijón (Spain) , July 2016

Hassan, Tarek

  1. Talk: Astronomia de molt altes energies: Dels telescopis Magic al projecte CTA (Cherenkov Telescope Array) , ASTER Agrupació Astronómica de Barcelona , Barcelona (Spain) , July 2016

Juste, Aurelio

  1. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , IES Jaume Mimó , Cerdanyola (Spain) , February 2016
  2. Talk: El universo cuántico a tu alcance , IFAE , Bojos per la Física 2016 , Bellaterra (Spain) , February 2016
  3. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , IES Vidreres , CPAN en el instituto , Vidreres (Spain) , February 2016
  4. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , IES Ri- bera del Sió , CPAN en el instituto , Agramunt (Spain) , April 2016
  5. Talk: Explorando la Terascala , IFAE , HEP course to work with high-school teachers new ways of introducing HEP research in the classroom , Bellaterra (Spain) , April 2016
  6. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , IES Mare de Deu de la Candelera , CPAN en el instituto , L’Ametlla de Mar (Spain) , April 2016
  7. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , IES Egara , Terrassa (Spain) , May 2016
  8. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , Universitat de Manresa , Manresa (Spain) , November 2016
  9. Talk: La Cara Oscura del Universo , IES Arnau Cadell , Sant Cugat del Vallès (Spain) , November 2016
  10. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , Teatre Municipal Aqua , Dia de la Ciència a les Escoles , Montcada i Reixac (Spain) , November 2016
  11. Talk: La Cara Oscura del Universo , IES Pere Calders , Cerdanyola (Spain) , November 2016
  12. Talk: La Cara Oscura del Universo" , Biblioteca Central de Terrassa , Terrassa (Spain) , November 2016
  13. Talk: El Bosón de Higgs y la Frontera de la Física , 1a Semana de la Ciencia Valle de Benasque , Benasque (Spain) , November 2016

Kovács, András

  1. Talk: Modern astronomy and cosmology , Jurisich Miklos Gimnazium high school , Budapest (Hungary) , March 2016
  2. Talk at primary school: How to be a scientist? , Pankasz, Kisrakos , Viszak Altalanos Iskolaja (Hungary) , March 2016

Lux, Thorsten

  1. Science Exibition: , Ciencia entre tots , Girona (Spain) , April 2016

Martínez, Manel

  1. Talk: El Universo Extremo de los Telescopios Cherenkov , Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias , Valencia (Spain) , April 2016
  2. Talk: La ventana a la luz más energética del Universo , CaixaForum de Zaragoza , Zaragoza (Spain) , May 2016
  3. Talk: L’altra cara de l’univers , Observatori Fabra , Sopar amb les Estrelles , Barcelona (Spain) , September 2016

Martínez, Mario

  1. Talk: Spain@LHC , BBVA Foundation , Ciclo de Conferencias BBVA 2016 , Madrid (Spain) , November 2016

Miquel, Ramon

  1. Talk: Observant l’univers invisible", talk at Institut Vil.la Romana high school, La Garriga (Spain), November 2016. , Institut Vil.la Romana , Dia de la Ciència a les escoles , La Garriga (Spain) , November 2016

Mir, LluÏsa-Maria

  1. Talk: El bosó de Higgs i la frontera de la física , IES Castell del Quer , CPAN en el instituto , Prat de Lluçanès (Spain) , April 2016
  2. Talk: El bosó de Higgs i la frontera de la física , IES Gerbert d'Aurillac , CPAN en el instituto , Sant Fruitòs (Spain) , December 2016

Moralejo, Abelardo

  1. Talk: Astronomía gamma de muy alta energía: MAGIC y CTA , Agrupación astronómica de Sabadell , Sabadell (Spain) , December 2016

Nogués, Leyre

  1. Talk: ¿Viaja realmente la luz a la velocidad de la luz? , Parc de la Ciutadella , Festa de la Ciència , Barcelona (Spain) , June 2016

Pérez-Calero, Antonio

  1. Talk: La investigación en el CERN i el LHC: Del Big Bang al bosón de Higgs y más allá mediante el Big Data , Institut Arquitecte Manuel Raspall de Cardedeu , Cardedeu (Spain) , November 2016
  2. Talk: El bosón de Higss y la frontera de la física , Instituto INS El Foix , CPAN en el instituto , Sta. Margarida i els Monjos (Spain) , November 2016

Pujolàs, Oriol

  1. Talk: Energia Fosca , Agrupacio Astronomica de Sabadell , Sabadell (Spain) , May 2016
  2. Summer Outreach course: Cosmology , Universitat de Barcelona , Juliols de la UB , Barcelona (Spain) , August 2016

Riu, Imma

  1. Talk: La recerca i el descobriment del Boso de Higgs , IES El Escorial , CPAN en el instituto , Vic (Spain) , April 2016
  2. Talk: La recerca i el descobriment del Boso de Higgs , IES Begues , CPAN en el instituto , Begues (Spain) , May 2016

Sanchez, Federico

  1. Talk: ̈Neutrinos: las particulas invisibles , UAB , Bellaterra (Spain) , February 2016
  2. Science Exibition: , Ciencia entre tots , Girona (Spain) , April 2016
  3. Talk: Introduction to Neutrino Physics , GSI Darmstadt , Darmstadt (Germany) , June 2016

Sánchez, Carles

  1. Cosmology seminar: Cosmologia amb el Dark Energy Survey , Association of Sant Cugat-Valldoreix , St. Cugat (Spain) , May 2016
  2. Lecture on Cosmology: Cosmology with the Dark Energy Survey , Barcelona International Youth Science Challenge (BIYSC) , St. Benet (Spain) , July 2016

Total: 51 talks in 2016