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Bicocca Astrophysics Day

You are all welcome to join us on Friday July 1st a day of celebration of astrophysics and science at the University of Milano Bicocca. We have a rich programme starting from 10:15 am which features: – interactive activities to explore the structure of the Universe– a conversation between Prof. Giovanna Iannantuoni, rector of the…
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18 June 2022 0

Two research positions in new methods for science education applied to astrophysics   

We invite expressions of interest in two research positions of 3 years each, aimed at developing new methods for science education in universities, schools, and for the general public. The subject emphasis will be astrophysics.  Researchers engaged in this project will join a wider initiative across multiple departments in the Milano-Bicocca University and other universities and industries…
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19 May 2022 0

QUBIC, a new way to study the early universe

On Thursday 21 April, in a special issue of the journal “Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics”, eight articles signed by the international collaboration QUBIC (Q&U Bolometric Interferometer for Cosmology), which is making a telescope in Argentina for the study of the early universe that will make use of an innovative technique. QUBIC, in fact,…
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27 April 2022 0

What Matter(s) Around Galaxies 2022 conference

Members of the Cosmic Structure group in the Astrophysics Unit will be hosting an international conference during the month of September 2022 in the Italian Alps. Over 120 delegates are confirmed to join the week-long meeting to discuss the importance of the so-called circumgalactic medium in shaping galaxy evolution and its relationship with the wider…
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22 April 2022 0

Call for PhD applications

The call for applications to the PhD programme for the academic year 2022/2023 is now online. The deadline to apply is May 20 2022. Instructions on how to apply can be found here.


22 April 2022 0

Long-Term Research Appointment in Computational Astrophysics

We invite expressions of interest for a 3+2 year research position in HPC applications to astrophysics. The deadline for applications is June 15 2022. The researcher will be appointed at the so-called “RTDA” level for 3 years. The contract can also be extended for 2 more years depending on funding availability.  The starting date is…
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21 April 2022 0

New Webpage

The webpage of the Astrophysics Unit has been renewed! News and updates on our research activities, outreach and other events will be posted here.


21 December 2021 0