Aug 18 – 23, 2024
Europe/Berlin timezone

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The third international in-person

EXPLORE summer school on "Frontiers of Matter and Gravity in the Universe”

will take place from 18th August to 23rd August 2024 at Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

The summer school events include:

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  • Stand up paddling on the river Main
  • A guided city tour of Frankfurt

The talks and lectures will be given by renowned researchers in theoretical and observational astrophysics:  

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All students (Bachelor, Master, PhD), postdocs and early career researchers who are interested to learn about and explore hot topics in theoretical and observational astrophysics are invited to participate in the EXPLORE summer school!

There is a registration fee of 100€ to cover local expenses (???). The number of participants is limited to 40. 

EXPLORE stands for "EXPeriential Learning Opportunity through Research and Exchange”. It is the first German-Canadian student research collaboration in theoretical astroparticle physics and brings together students from Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, York University, Toronto, Canada, and the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. The EXPLORE project is mentored by six faculty supervisors:

  • Rahul Kannan (York university, Canada)
  • Saeed Rastgoo (University of Alberta, Canada)
  • Laura Sagunski (Goethe University, Germany)
  • Jürgen Schaffner-Bielich (Goethe University, Germany)
  • Sean Tulin (York University, Canada)
  • Mark Vogelsberger (MIT, USA)

¿¿¿¿¿¿The EXPLORE project is supported by the Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) at York University, Goethe University QSL (``Quality Assurance in Teaching'') funds, the DFG Collaborative Research Center CRC-TR 211 “Strong-interaction matter under extreme conditions” and the State of Hesse through the research cluster ELEMENTS. The workshop is also supported by the city of Frankfurt am Main via the city partnership with Toronto.??????

Application for this event is currently open.