The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world's central and largest association of computer and information science professionals. Among the partners of the Slovenian associations ACM Slovenia is the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, UP IAM & UP Famnit lecturers and researchers are also part of the organisation.
The purpose of the association is to promote and contribute to the development of computer science and informatics in Slovenia and thus support the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for a lifelong learning. ACM Slovenia is actively involved in the organisation of competitions to increase interest in the field of computer science and informatics and the creation of educational content among pupils, high school students and university students.
University of Primorska has published a Public Tender for the selection of candidates for the Young Researchers' Training Programme for the year 2022. Five PhD students will do research work with their mentors while studying, and will ultimately obtain a doctorate of science. All mentors were selected through a Public Tender published by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), namely at the Andrej Marušič Institute (UP IAM) and the Faculty of Health Sciences (UP FVZ).
The European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) will be organised in Slovenia in 2023, with the active participation of the University of Primorska, under the auspices of the Slovenian Association of Mathematicians, Physicists and Astronomers (DMFA Slovenije), and with the support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport and the Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities.
The 17th European Congress of Psychology (ECP2022), organised by the Slovenian Psychologists' Association and under the auspices of EFPA - European Federation of Psychologists' Associations, was held between the 5th and 8th July 2022 at Cankarjev dom in Ljubljana.
You are kindly invited to the presentation of the doctoral dissertation topic titled »Behavioral traits across time and countries: essays on indirect reciprocity, deception« of the student Žiga Velkavrh, enrolled in the doctoral study programme Mathematical Sciences.
The presentation will be held on Wednesday, 13 July 2022 at 10:00 via Zoom link, available here.
A successful 10th edition of the International PhD Summer School in Discrete Mathematics was hosted between 26 June and 2 July. The event is organised jointly by UP IAM and UP Famnit, and is traditionally held the last week of June in Rogla. This year, 65 participants from all over the world had the opportunity to discuss their research work and attend various lectures.
University of Primorska has published a Public Tender for the selection of candidates for the Young Researchers training programme in 2022. Five PhD students will do research work with their mentors while studying and ultimately obtain a doctorate of science. All mentors were selected through a Public Tender published by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS), namely at the Andrej Marušič Institute (UP IAM) and the Faculty of Health Sciences (UP FVZ).
The TRIPLE i: Intuition, Imagination and Innovation in Suicidology conference successfully concluded on Wednesday, 1 June 2022 at the University of Primorska. The two-day event was organised by the Andrej Marušič Institute, Slovene Centre for Suicide Research (UP IAM SCSR) in collaboration with the De Leo Fund Onlus.
We are pleased to invite you to the 13th TRIPLE i conference: intuition, imagination and innovation in suicidology. The conference will be held from 31 May to 1 June 2022 in the Zoom online environment and in person at the premises of the University of Primorska (Meeting room, Titov trg 4, Koper, Slovenia). The event is organised by Andrej Marušič Institute, Slovene Centre for Suicide Research in collaboration with the De Leo Fund Onlus.
Cambridge University Press published the book »Symmetry in Graphs« as part of the series of Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics. The authors, Ted Dobson, Aleksander Malnič, and Dragan Marušič, of this first full-length book entirely focused on symmetry in graphs, are long-time researchers at the University of Primorska.
The books within the series Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics aim at introducing the reader to an active area of mathematical research. As well as being suitable for postgraduate students, the topics covered are also useful for experts and professionals from other branches of mathematics seeking access to research topics.
You are kindly invited to the presentation of the doctoral dissertation topic titled »Specifying bent functions outside M# and some results on correlation immune functions« of the student Sadmir Kudin, enrolled in the doctoral study programme Mathematical Sciences.
The presentation will be held on Tuesday, 24th May 2022 at 10:00 in the classroom FAMNIT-VP2.
You are kindly invited to the presentation of the doctoral dissertation topic titled »Generic constructions of minimal codes from special classes of functions over finite fields« of the student Rene Rodriguez Aldama, enrolled in the doctoral study programme Mathematical Sciences.
The presentation will be held on Wednesday, 11th May 2022 at 11.00 in the classroom FAMNIT-VP3.
The Middle-European Conference on Applied Theoretical Computer Science (MATCOS-22) will be held October 13th-14th, 2022 in Koper, Slovenia. The conference is organised by the University of Primorska, Andrej Marušič Institute (UP IAM), and the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (UP Famnit) in cooperation with InnoRenew CoE.
MATCOS-22 will be held in conjunction with the 25th Multi-Conference on Information Society, October 10th - 14th, 2022, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
InnoRenew CoE and the University of Primorska are organizing one of the world’s most important conferences in modern sustainable construction. Woodrise 2022 will be held from 6–9 September 2022 in Portorož, Slovenia. Conference registration is now open.
The Faculty of Management, Centre for Development and Knowledge Transfer (UP FM CRPZ) organises competitions for the Best Invention of the University of Primorska within the activities of the project KTT 2.0. In the last 2 years, they helped register and protect the inventions of two UP researchers.
Postdoctoral position open at the University of Primorska – mentor Assist. Prof. Nino Bašić
Postdoctoral position open at the University of Primorska – mentor Prof. dr. Michaël Mrissa
The Departments of Mathematics at UP IAM and UP Famnit were once again successful in the call for proposals launched by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) for co-financing scientific research cooperation between the Republic of Slovenia and the United States of America in the period 2022-2024.
You are kindly invited to the 5th lecture of Famnits' Trips to the Mathematical Universe (Famnitovi izleti v matematično vesolje), entitled »Prime divisibility of binomial coefficients« by Dr. Russ Woodroofe (UP Famnit). The lecture will be held on Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, at 18.00, in VP3 (Lecture hall 3 at Famnit) and will be available also via ZOOM link.
Between the 11th of February (International Day of Women and Girls in Science) and the 8th of March (International Women's Day), the University of Primorska presented women researchers who have achieved important milestones in their research work in the last year.
Among them were also researchers from UP IAM and UP Famnit, who shared their thoughts on the position of women in science.
Representatives of the US Embassy in Slovenia were received today by Assoc. Prof. David B. DeVallance, Vice-Rector for Internationalization at the University of Primorska. The guests presented two programmes to students and staff at the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies.
Between 11 February (International Day of Women and Girls in Science) and 8 March (International Women's Day), we present UP researchers who have achieved important milestones in their research work and their thoughts on the position of women in science in the past year.
On Monday, 14 February 2022, the National Council of the Republic of Slovenia hosted a discussion on Cultural Heritage in Development Programs 2021-2027. The discussion was aimed to examine the state of cultural heritage in Slovenia, its involvement in various sectors, and the final initiative for an immediate systemic approach to the developmental understanding of cultural heritage, especially in the protected areas of the old city centers.
Climate change is increasing pressure on the built environment and building sector to transform from a major contributor of greenhouse gas emissions to a central solution. The development of mass timber technology and the use of wood to construct mid to high-rise buildings can serve as a pathway to a more sustainable future, meeting a rapidly growing global urban population needs while decreasing carbon emissions and increasing human health benefits.
A 10-day international teacher-training in the field of Intelligent Big Data Analysis is concluding at the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies, University of Primorska (UP FAMNIT). The training is a part of the ERASMUS + project ELBA, where highly profiled specialists from universities in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan are participating. The purpose of this training is to implement a multidisciplinary package of module-based courses for bachelor and master students at the 10 partnering universities in Central Asia.
Between 24 January and 4 February, UP FAMNIT will host a 10-day international teacher training as part of the ERASMUS + project ELBA - Establishment of training and research centers and courses development on intelligent big data analysis in Central Asia.