Helmholtz Graduate School for Hadron and Ion Research

The Helmholtz Graduate School for Hadron and Ion Research "HGS-HIRe for FAIR" is a joint endeavor of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, the universities at Darmstadt, Frankfurt, Giessen, Heidelberg and Mainz together with FIAS to promote and support structured PhD education for research associated with GSI and FAIR.


TOPNEWS - HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Nuclear Structure Physics (Photo: G. Burau)

The HGS-HIRe Lecture Week "Gamma-ray Spectroscopy" tooks place in Laubach in the first week of November 2016. It is the seventh event in a very successful series of HGS-HIRe Lecture Weeks dedicated to nuclear structure physics. This year, Alfredo Poves Paredes from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid discussed nuclear structure models on the theoretical side incorporating his great experience in the field while Jose Javier Valiente Dobon from the Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro gave an impressively didactical overwiew of experiments dedicated to Gamma-ray spectroscopy (Photo: G. Burau). Details

News - July 20, 2016

Giersch International Symposion 2016

The Giersch International Symposion 2016 was held September 19-30, 2016 at FIAS.
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News - June 08 2016

Graduate Day 2016

The HGS-HIRe Graduate Day 2016 will be held October 18, 2016 at FIAS.
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News - June 08, 2016

Joint IsoSIM/HGS-HIRe Summer School 2016

A joint summer school of the IsoSIM program (Canada) and HGS-HIRe on "Isotopes for Science and Medicine" will be organized in Schmitten in July 2016. Detailed information can be found here
News - January 18, 2016

HGS-HIRe Summer Student Program 2016

The summer student program 2016 at GSI is co-organized again by HGS-HIRe. Undergraduate students will come to GSI for the summer to work on a small research project and to participate in a special lecture program. Information can be found here
News - January 18, 2016

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Accelerator Physics

The next HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Accelerator Physics will be organized in Schmitten, July 18-22, 2016.
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News - January 18, 2016

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Nuclear Structure

The next HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Nuclear Structure Physics will be organized in Laubach.
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News - January 18, 2016

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Hadron Physics

The next HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Hadron Physics will be organized in Castle Ebernburg April 4-8, 2016.
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News - January 10, 2016

HGS-HIRe Power Week Detectors and Readout Electronics

The first HGS-HIRe Power Week on Detectors and Readout Electronics will be organized at Frankfurt University February 22-26, 2016.
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News - July 02, 2015

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Accelerator Physics

The 4th HGS-HIRe Lecture-Week on Accelerator Physics will be held July 20-24, 2015 in Kloster Marienburg. The topic is "Linear Accelerators".
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News - July 02, 2015

Joint HGS-HIRe & RS-APS Lecture Week on Atomic & Laser/Plasma Physics

The third lecture week on atomic & laser/plasma physics jointly organized by RS-APS and HGS-HIRe will be held at Haus Ebersburg, September 13-18, 2015. Details
News - March 20, 2015

HGS-HIRe Summer Student Program 2015

The summer student program 2015 at GSI is co-organized again by HGS-HIRe. Undergraduate students will come to GSI for the summer to work on a small research project and to participate in a special lecture program. Information can be found here
News - March 20, 2015

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Hadron Physics

The next HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Hadron Physics will be organized in Kloster Höchst in May 2015. Details
News - January 20, 2015

HGS-HIRe Power Week on Functional Methods and Applications in QCD

A Power Week on a general introduction to functional methods such as the functional renormalization group and Dyson-Schwinger equations will be organized February 23-27, 2015 in castle Herborn. Details
News - August 14, 2014

First HGS-HIRe Power Week on Material Science

We are happy to announce the first HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Material Science! It will take place from November 10-15 at GSI and will address the topics thermochronology and archaeometry. Details
News - July 21, 2014

HGS-HIRe Summer Student Program 2014

The summer student program 2014 at GSI is co-organized again by HGS-HIRe. Undergraduate students will come to GSI for the summer to work on a small research project and to participate in a special lecture program. Details
News - July 2014

Graduate Days 2014

The HGS-HIRe Graduate Days 2014 will be held October 23 and 24, 2014 in Gründau.
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News - March 04, 2014

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week on Hadron Physics

The third HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the field of hadron physics takes place on May 05-09, 2014. This lecture week will give an overview of hadron properties at finite temperatures and densities. Details
News - September 28, 2013

Helmholz-Rosatom School for young scientists at FAIR 2013

In October 2013 the third joint "Helmholtz-Rosatom School for Young Scientists at FAIR" will be held. The school is a joint event of HGS-HIRe together with the FAIR-Russia-Research-Center in Moscow. Details
News - August 28, 2013

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Accelerator Physics

The 3rd HGS-HIRe Lecture-Week on Accelerator Physics will be held September 22-27, 2013 in Vallendar at the Rhine river. The topic is "From the Source into the Accelerator Complex - First Stages of Accelerating Particles".
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News - August 1, 2013

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Atomic and Plasma Physics

The 4th HGS-HIRe Lecture-Week on Atomic Physics with the topic "The physics of ultrashort laser pulses and laser matter interactions" will be held in Ulrichshusen, August25-30, 2013.
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News - July 1, 2013

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Hadron Physics

The 2nd HGS-HIRe Lecture-Week on Hadron Physics with the topic "Measuring properties of hadrons in experiments and on the lattice" will be held in Laubach July 7-12, 2013.
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News - June 1, 2013

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Biohysics

The 2nd HGS-HIRe Lecture-Week on Biophysics will be held in Ebernburg June 16-21, 2013. Participants and lecturers will dicuss "Tumor Therapy - Treatment Planning and Imaging Methods".
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News - April 2010, 2013

Graduate Days 2013

The HGS-HIRe Graduate Days 2013 will be held October 24 and 25, 2013 in Worms.
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News - January 1, 2013

HGS-HIRe Power Week Renormalization Group Methods

A HGS-HIRe Power-Week on Renormalization Group Methods will be organized February 11-15, 2013, in Herborn. In hands-on exercises and several lectures Bernd-Jochen Schaefer will give deeper insight into the topic.
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News - January 1, 2013

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Nuclear Structure and Astrophysics

The 4th HGS-HIRe Lecture-Week on Nuclear Structure will be held together the first lecture week on Astrophysics January 20-27, 2013 in Manigod in the French Alps.
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News - August 1, 2012

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Atomic Physics

The third HGS-HIRe Lecture-Week on Atomic Physics will be held November 11-16, 2012 at castle Ebernburg at the Nahe river.
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News - July 29, 2012

HGS-HIRe Power Week Computing

A HGS-HIRe Power-Week on Software Design will be organized September 10-14, 2012, in Kloster Schöntal. In hands-on exercises and several lectures Dr. Christian Mann will cover the realization of software projects.
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News - July 29, 2012

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Accelerator Physics

The second HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the scientific field "Accelerator Physics" will be held in Kloster Höchst, September 23-28, 2012.
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News - July 1, 2012

HGS-HIRe Power Week String Theory

A HGS-HIRe Power-Week on String Theory will be organized July 16-21, 2012, in Frankfurt. In hands-on exercises and lectures Matthias Kaminski, University of Washington, will give an overview of string theory basics, and of the current research conducted in string theory. Details
News - July 1, 2012

Lecture Week Hadron Physics

The first HGS-HIRe lecture week in the scientific field 'hadron physics' will be held July 2012 in Schloss Rauischholzhausen close to Marburg. In this first lecture week The topic will be "Physics at PANDA".
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News - June 1, 2012

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Biophysics

The first HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the scientific field "Biophysics" will be held in Laubach, June 10-15, 2012.
Sarah Baatout (SKC-CEN, Uni Gent) and Vincenzo Patera(INFN) will discuss various facets of "Interaction of Radiation with Matter".
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News - March 15, 2012

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week Nuclear Structure

The third HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the scientific field "Nuclear Structure" will be held in Kloster Höchst in April 2012.
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News - March 15, 2012

HGS-HIRe Power Week Astro Physics

A HGS-HIRe Power Week in the scientific field "Astro Physics" will be held in Kloster Höchst in April 2012.
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News - January 24, 2012

Graduate Days 2012

The HGS-HIRe Graduate Days 2012 will be held October 25 and 26, 2012 in the Alte Lokhalle in Mainz. Details
News - January 5, 2012

Lecture Week Manigod

In February 2012 the second HGS-HIRe lecture week in the scientific field 'hot and dense matter' studies will be held in Manigod in the french alpes again. The topic will be 'Aspects of QCD'. The lecturers Owe Philipsen (Uni Frankfurt) and Sasha Glazov (DESY) will discuss experimental tests and theoretical tools of Quantum Chromo-Dynamics.
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News - January 5, 2012

Helmholz-Rosatom School for young scientists at FAIR 2012

In February 2012 the second joint "Helmholtz-Rosatom School for Young Scientists at FAIR" will be held in Bekasovo close to Moscow/Russia. The school is a joint event of HGS-HIRe together with the FAIR-Russia-Research-Center in Moscow. Details
News - October 28, 2011

HGS-HIRe Graduate Days 2011

Nearly 200 participants and supervisors of HGS-HIRe joined this years Graduate Days in Königstein. Over the course of two days participants reported on their projects, experienced researchers gave overview talks and the HGS-HIRe excellence awards have been granted.
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News - October 11, 2011

HGS-HIRe Summer Student Program 2012

The summer student program 2012 at GSI is co-organized again by HGS-HIRe. Undergraduate students will come to GSI for the summer to work on a small research project and to participate in a special lecture program. Interested students can apply here
News - September 8, 2011

Power Week Statistics

A HGS-HIRe Power Week on statistics and statistical methods will be held in Herborn in December 2011. The approach of the power week will be broad to be useful for students from all fields in HGS-HIRe, especially for those who work in experimental fields. During the week HGS-HIRe doctoral students will learn about statistics, neural networks and machine learning. The lecturer Helge Voss from CERN / MPI Heidelberg will offer projects which participants can apply in their daily work.
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News - August 25, 2011

Newsletter

A new HGS-HIRe newsletter is launched giving information on HGS-HIRe activies, events and the HGS-HIRe community. The newsletter will be published on a half-year basis.
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News - June 19, 2011

Softskill Course on Career Development and Leadership

To prepare the HGS-HIRe participants better for the next steps in their professional life part three of the HGS-HIRe softskill training series concentrates on career development and leadership training. The first installation of this course was held in Castle Buchenau in June 2011.
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News - June 6, 2011

HGS-HIRe Power Week

In the second HGS-HIRe Power Week in the scientific field "Hot and Dense Matter" participants will learn about AdS/CFT.
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News - May 18, 2011

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week

The second HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the scientific field "Atomic Physics" will be held at Kloster Marienburg at the Mosel river in November 2011.
The week will be dedicated to precision experiments with stored highly charged ions. Stimulated by the location, a former abbey on top of a vineyard at the Mosel river, Yuri Litvinov and Danyal Winters (both from GSI) will give a broad overview of the experimental issues while Andrey Surzhykov from the University of Heidelberg will address the theoretical aspects of this research topic. Details
News - May 17, 2011

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week

A first HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the scientific field "Accelerator Physics" will be held in Puidoux/Switzerland and CERN in October 2011.
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News - April 27, 2011

"Tag der Weltmaschine"

HGS-HIRe and the Physics Department of the Goethe University will host a special "Tag der Weltmaschine" on November 23, 2011. The event will include presentations and a small exhibition for the general public featuring the physics, the experiments and the technological challenges of the Large Hadron Collider LHC at CERN.
News - March 15, 2011

HGS-HIRe Graduate Days

The second HGS-HIRe Graduate Days will be held October 27./28. 2011 in Königstein/Taunus. For two days the HGS-HIRe community will meet in a lifely mix of invited talks, participant presentations and the festive annual HIRe Feier. Details
News - February 19, 2011

New Softskill Program 2011

HGS-HIRe is breaking new ground and has developed, together with experienced trainers from the UK, an integrated series of three softskill courses focusing on various transferable skills, combining different aspects of professional, personal development. Participating on these courses and other related events throughout the participantship in HGS-HIRe will, we believe, help become a more effective researcher. It will enhance the way participants contribute to their chosen area of science and technology and it will also help support the development along future career pathes.
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News - January 31, 2011

Quark Matter Conference 2011

HGS-HIRe is supporting the Quark Matter Conference 2011 in Annecy/France and has made special arrangements to make it as easy as possible for HGS-HIRe participants to attend the conference.
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News - January 7, 2011

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week

The second HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the scientific field "Nuclear Structure" will be held in Kloster Schöntal in March 2011.
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News - November 1, 2010

HGS-HIRe Summer Student Program 2011

The summer student program 2011 at GSI is co-organized again by HGS-HIRe. Undergraduate students will come to GSI for the summer to work on a small research project and to participate in a special lecture program. Interested students can apply here
News - November 1, 2010

HGS-HIRe Excellence Award 2010

The HGS-HIRe Excellence Award 2010 was presented at the Graduate Days 2010 to Renate Märtin und Jan Steinheimer-Froschauer.
News - October 31, 2010

Helmholz-Rosatom School for young scientists at FAIR 2011

In February 2011 the first joint "Helmholtz-Rosatom School for Young Scientists at FAIR" will be held in Hirschegg in the Kleinwalsertal. The school is a joint event of HGS-HIRe together with the FAIR-Russia-Research-Center in Moscow. Details
News - October 24, 2010

Particle Physics Masterclasses

HGS-HIRe is joining the "Netzwerk Teilchenphysik" offering Masterclasses for young adults, 15-19 years old. HGS-HIRe participants are visiting schools or invite high school students to come to the university for a day in order to unravel the mysteries of particle physics. Lectures from active scientists give insight in topics and methods of basic research at the fundaments of matter and forces, enabling the students to perform measurements on real data from particle physics experiments themselves. Teilchenwelt International Particle Physics Masterclasses
News - September 19, 2010

Outreach in Elementary Schools

Together with the 'Polytechnische Gesellschaft' HGS-HIRe is pioneering in an outreach program for elementary school kids. 'Scientists - who we are and what we do' is the theme of a new program starting in October 2010 with HGS-HIRe participants visiting elementary schools to talk about what it is like 'being a scientist'.
News - September 10, 2010

HGS-HIRe Lecture Week

The first HGS-HIRe Lecture Week in the scientific field "Atomic Physics" will be held in Kloster Höchst in the Odenwald in November/December 2010. The topic is: The Physics of Strong Coulomb Fields: Precision Studies with highly charged ions. Details
News - July 3, 2010

HGS-HIRe Power Week

The first HGS-HIRe Power Week will be held on special aspects of Quantum Field Theory in October 2010. A Power Week is focused on a particular theory or experimental topic. In contrast to a lecture week it is not interdisciplinary and therefore allows discussions on a much deeper level. The target audience are people who are basically familiar with the topic but want to strengthen their understanding. Details
News - June 17, 2010

HGS-HIRe Perspectives

What's next after the PhD? Not all HIRe participants will stay in fundamental research but will aim for leading positions in applied science or industry. To aid a possible search for alternatives HGS-HIRe brings together professionals from applied science and industry who graduated in natural science with current HGS-HIRe participants. Details
News - April 20, 2010

HGS-HIRe Graduate Days

The first HGS-HIRe Graduate Days will be held October 28./29. 2010 in Hanau/Steinheim. For two days the HGS-HIRe community will meet in a lifely mix of invited talks, participant presentations and the festive annual HIRe Feier. Details
News - April 20, 2010

HGS-HIRe abroad

HGS-HIRe is launching a new program: HGS-HIRe abroad.
Participants can file a research proposal for a research stay abroad for a period of one to three months to facilitate their thesis project. Details
News - January 8, 2010

Summer Student Program 2010

The summer student program 2010 at GSI is co-organized again by HGS-HIRe. Undergraduate students will come to GSI for the summer to work on a small research project and to participate in a special lecture program. The lectures are open for all HGS-HIRe participants as well. Details
News - January 8, 2010

Lecture Week Rauischholzhausen

The first HGS-HIRe lecture week in the scientific field 'nuclear structure' studies will be held January 2010 in Schloss Rauischholzhausen close to Marburg. In this first lecture week a general overview of the field is discussed. Details
News - January 8, 2010

Lecture Week Manigod

In January 2010 the first HGS-HIRe lecture week in the scientific field 'hot and dense matter' studies will be held in Manigod in the french alpes. The topic will be 'Chiral Symmetry'. Details
News - Dezember 15, 2009

One Year HGS-HIRe

The first anniversary of HGS-HIRe was celebrated with a festive event in Frankfurt. On this occasion the first HGS-HIRe excellence awards were presented to Gabriel Denicol and Alexander Kalweit for their outstanding achievements during their doctoral studies. Agenda Photos
News - October 26, 2009

Exhibition "Die Weltmaschine"

HGS-HIRe and the Physics Department of the Goethe University will host the exhibition "Die Weltmaschine" in Frankfurt in January 2010. The exhibition is presenting the physics, the experiments and the technological challenges of the Large Hadron Collider LHC at CERN. The participants of HGS-HIRe and their fellow researchers will guide through the exhibition and will present their science to the general public. Details Exhibition
News - July 9, 2009

Summer Student Program 2009

The summer student program at GSI is co-organized by HGS-HIRe this year for the first time. 40 undergraduate students will come to GSI for the summer to work on a small research project and to participate in a special lecture program. The lectures are open for all HGS-HIRe participants as well. Details Lectures
News - July 6, 2009

Election Participant Representative 2009

In July 2009 the first election of the HGS-HIRe participant representative was held. Simone Schuchmann (IKF, Frankfurt) has been elected, deputy participant representative is Hans Peter Loens (GSI). Details
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