31st Chris Engelbrecht Summer School on Gravitational waves, Cape Town, South Africa

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Date:  2020-01-20  -  2020-01-29

Location:  Cape Town, South Africa

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to bring the following school on Gravitational Waves to your attention. Please share with your students and postdocs.

31st Chris Engelbrecht Summer School on Gravitational waves
Cape Town, 20 January – 29 January 2020


The Cosmology and Gravity Group Group at the University of Cape Town is pleased to be hosting the 31st Chris Engebrecht Summer School. This specific Summer School is motivated by recent advances in the field of gravitational wave science. The lecturer series will cover a broad range of topics related to gravitational wave science, such as numerical simualtion of gravitational wave sources, gravitational waves in modified gravity, cosmology and the gravitational wave background.

The school will take place from 20 January 2020 – 29 January 2020 at the university of Cape Town

Confirmed Speakers (in alphabetical order) include

Rituparno Goswami (UKZN)
Lavinia Heisenberg (EHT Zurich)
Denis Pollney (Rhodes University)
Alicia Sintes (UIB LIGO collaboration)
and more to be confirmed.

There is limited funding to support students to attend the school. To qualify for financial support, please visitwww.chrisengelbrecht2020.com and fill out the registration form by 01 November 2019. Due to budgetary constraints, we would like to encourage Institutions and supervisors to financially support their students where possible.

We look forward to seeing you in Cape Town,


Alvaro de la Cruz Dombriz
Peter K. S. Dunsby
Julien Larena
Bishop Mongwane
Anne Marie Nzioki
Chris Stevens