laatste nieuws: onderzoek
FIgure 1. Particle shower How is lightning initiated in thunderclouds? This is difficult to answer – how do you measure electric fields inside large, dangerously charged clouds? It was discovered, more or less by coincidence, that cosmic rays provide suitable probes to measure electric fields within thunderclouds. This surprising finding is published in Physical Review Letters on April 24th. The measurements were performed with the LOFAR radio telescope located in the Netherlands, and were part of the FOM project 'Cosmic Lightning'.   Read more
Figure 1. Signing the MoU On 16 April 2015, the Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research DIFFER and the Eindhoven-based research enterprise Syngaschem BV announced their future collaboration. The intention is to establish an industrial-private partnership that focuses on the storage of green electricity by producing synthetic fuels, as a contribution to a future sustainable energy supply. Read more
Laatste nieuws: organisatie
Research calls
- For Women in Science grants: deadline 10 May 2015
- Investment Grant NWO Large: deadline 19 May 2015, 13.59 hrs
- High Tech Materials call spring 2015: deadline 8 June 2015, 1 p.m.
- Fourth European M-ERA.NET call: deadline 9 June 2015, 12.00 hrs
- Second call for new 'Computational sciences for energy research' tenure track positions opened: deadline 14 September 2014
- Call for proposals FOM-Projectruimte: continuous
- Valorisation grants for university workgroups: continuous
- FOm/f-grants: continuous
- Proposal new Industrial Partnerships Programmes: continuous

General calls and scientific prizes
- Call for abstracts DutchBiophysics 2015: deadline 1 June 2015
- Registrate for DutchBiophysics 2015: deadline 28 August 2015, 12.00 hrs
- Writing for Natuurkunde.nl and Sciencespace.nl: continuous

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