Category Archives: Graduate student corner

PhD positions, graduate student conferences etc.

2017 BSPS Doctoral Scholarship Competition

The British Society for the Philosophy of Science is offering a scholarship for doctoral work in the philosophy of science at a UK university, subject to a candidate of sufficient merit presenting themselves.
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17th annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference: Western Ontario, 15-16 June 2017

The 17th annual Philosophy of Logic, Mathematics, and Physics Graduate Conference will take place on Thursday-Friday, June 15-16, 2017, at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. We are pleased to announce that Aristidis Arageorgis (National Technical University of Athens) will be giving the keynote address.

Call for Papers:
Graduate students who have not yet defended their PhD thesis are invited to submit papers on any topic in philosophy of logic, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of physics. Papers in philosophy of physics will be considered for the 14th Annual Clifton Memorial book prize. The contest will be adjudicated by philosophy of physics faculty members at Western.
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Reminder: Call for nominations for the Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize 2016

The Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize is awarded on a yearly basis by the President of
Radboud University Nijmegen for the best thesis/paper(s)/essay(s) in the History and
Philosophy of Physics, submitted elsewhere towards a Master’s (or comparable) degree.
Candidates should be nominated by their academic advisor(s) by 1 November 2016.
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Training school for graduate students and young researchers

Are spin-statistics connection and quantum theory exact? The endeavor for the theory beyond the standard quantum mechanics (FQT2016)

Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, 19-21 December 2016
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Bristol: Research Associate

Contract type: Open ended contract staff
Salary: £31,656 – 35,609
Closing date for applications: 25-Oct-2016

Based in the Department of Philosophy, School of Arts, Cotham House Bristol BS6 6JL

The Analogue Simulation in Modern Physics project is a 21-month AHRC funded project with Principal Investigator Dr. Karim Thébault (Bristol) and Co-Investigator Prof. Stephan Hartmann (LMU Munich/MCMP). This project will involve investigation of the philosophical foundations of quantum simulation and analogue gravity, with a particular focus upon developing the idea of ‘analogue simulation’ as a novel form of scientific inference encompassing the two fields.
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Two Postdoctoral fellowships at the MCMP (LMU Munich)

The Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) seeks applications for two 1-year postdoctoral fellowships starting sometime between April 1, 2017 and October 1, 2017. (A later starting date is not possible.)
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Western: Postdoc in foundations of physics

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Philosophy of Physics. The Fellowship will provide a new scholar in foundations of physics with a unique opportunity to pursue research in collaboration with physicists and philosophers.
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