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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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Hanneke Janssen Memorial Prize 2016: Call for nominations

Maybe we will see the first female winner of the prize this year, who knows? Anyway, here is the call for nominations:

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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Essay Prize: What is structure?

2017 Essay Prize: What is structure?

The Metaphysics of Entanglement Project
University of Oxford

The Metaphysics of Entanglement Project is pleased to announce their 2017 Essay Prize. The winner of the Prize will receive £250.

Topic: What is structure?
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