Third Young Researchers' Workshop in Heidelberg
The third Young Researchers' Workshop takes place
from March 27th to March 28th, 2008
Aim of the meeting
The meeting is intended for young researchers (diploma and PhD students as well as postdocs) involved in the Dark Universe research projects. The idea is to keep up to date with recent work in the transregio, to provide an opportunity to advance the work being done in existing collaborations, and to encourage new collaborations within the transregio.
Please use the discussion page
for suggestions and feedback concerning the meeting.
Registration is closed
There will be two lectures (each ~2h), one observational and one theoretical, both divided into an introductory part and a more advanced second part.
Heidelberg Astronomers' Convention on Wednesday, March 26
On Wednesday, the
Heidelberg Astronomers' Convention
will take place. Participants of the workshop are cordially invited to attend the discussion sessions on Wednesday afternoon. You can find an overview of the topics of these sessions
Thursday, March 28th:
- 9:00-9:30 : registration
- Welcome + introduction
- obervational lecture 1
- coffee break
- observational lecture 2
(*) New participants are encouraged to give a 5 minute talk in order to introduce themselves and their work. The suggested format of the talk is described below.
- Introductory talks by new participants(*)
- planning session: summary of the winterschool, suggestions/plans for future meetings
- working group session 1
- coffee break
- working group session 2
Friday, March 28th:
- theory lecture part 1
- coffee break
- theory lecture part 2
- working group session 3
- summary session
- end of workshop ~14:00h
New participants talks:
New members of the groups in the transregio are asked to briefly introduce themselves and their work related to the transregio projects.
In order to make things easier, please stick to the following format. You can also have a look at the 5 minute talks of the previous meetings in Munich
- Slide 1: Full Name, Picture of your face (mandatory), Institute,
TR33 Project and your PI
- Slide 2: What you and your group want to achieve...
- Slide 3: What you are doing right now...
- Slide 4: What is your next step/goal...
- Slide 5: What is the biggest challenge you are facing - how could people from the transregio help?
Use landscape format and please, if possible, write in black on white
background and use as few formulas as possible (forget about details, focus on the
concepts, and remember that the audience goes from theoreticians to
Working Group Sessions
Continuing the tradition of the Bonn and Munich meetings, these sessions provide the opportunity for more in-depth discussions, and provide the opportunity for existing collaborations to "actually get some work done".
Hotels (Bed & Breakfast)
We have made preliminary reservations at Hotel Kohler
The double rooms are 88 Euros, the single rooms 67 Euros/night. You can book your room directly via the hotel webpage
. Please mention "TRR33" in the reservation form when
making the reservation with the hotel in order to get the conference rate.
Alternatively, you can book hotels in Heidelberg at the Heidelberg info page
Hotel Kohler is about 1 km from the main station, and can easily be reached via a 3 min. bus or tram ride to the stop "Poststrasse".
From the main station take e.g. tram 21 to Bismarckplatz, bus 34
to "Ziegelhausen, Heidebuckelweg", or bus 33 "Ziegelhausen, Köpfel".
From the bus stop, there is a map
to guide you to the hotel.
The institutes in Heidelberg that are part of the TRR33 are the Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics
(travel information and map
) and the Institute for Theoretical Physics
Local Organisation and Contact
The meeting is being organised by students and postdocs in the ITP and ITA Heidelberg (see links above). For specific organisational questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Please feel free to make suggestions on the program or other related topics on the internal discussion page
The report of the earlier meetings are available here:
We are looking forward to seeing you in Heidelberg!