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Astroparticle Physics  16          Astrophysics  27          
Cosmology  8          Experimental Particle Physics  34          
General Relativity  7          Theoretical Particle Physics  15          


 

Call: PhD Programme 2017


Title: A MUSE study of the extended reservoirs of cool / warm gas associated with powerful active galaxies at high redshift
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Andrew Humphrey
Co-Supervisor: Montserrat Villar Martin
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences

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Title: Adaptive Optics PSF estimation for the MUSE integral field spectrograph
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Paulo Garcia
Co-Supervisor: Carlos Correia
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: CENTRA

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Title: Advanced statistical data analysis methods for the detection of other Earths
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Pedro Viana
Co-Supervisor: Nuno Santos
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences

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Title: Analysis tools development for XENON1T and XENONnT
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: José Matias
Co-Supervisor: Francesco Arneodo
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: U. Coimbra and NYU AD

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Title: Analytic Methods for Astrophysical Defect Fingerprinting
Domain: Cosmology / Astroparticle Physics
Supervisor: Carlos Martins
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: IA-Porto

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Title: Astrophysical and Local Tests of the Einstein Equivalence Principle
Domain: Cosmology / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Carlos Martins
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: IA-Porto

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Title: Astrophysical exploitation of the GRAVITY instrument
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Paulo Garcia
Co-Supervisor: Alexandre Correia
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: CENTRA

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Title: Big data, Machine Learning and object classification in high energy hadronic collisions
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: José Guilherme Milhano
Co-Supervisor: Nuno Castro
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP, IST and UMinho

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Title: Black holes, cosmology, and spacetime singularities in non-Riemannian extensions of General Relativity
Domain: General Relativity / Cosmology
Supervisor: Diego Rubiera-Garcia
Co-Supervisor: Francisco Lobo
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (Faculty of Sciencies)

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Title: Bootstraping CFTs
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Miguel Costa
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: Centro de Física do Porto

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Title: Characterization of Giant Planets´ Atmosphere Dynamics and small scale waves with Doppler Velocimetry
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Pedro Machado
Co-Supervisor: Mario J. P. F. G. Monteiro
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences

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Title: Charged particle astronomy and high energy particle physics with the Pierre Auger Observatory
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Lorenzo Cazon
Co-Supervisor: Ruben Conceição
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP - Lisboa

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Title: Coding the Cosmos: A New Generation of Superstring Simulations
Domain: Cosmology / Astroparticle Physics
Supervisor: Carlos Martins
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: IA-Porto

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Title: Cosmic and Gamma rays new-generation detectors
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Pedro Assis
Co-Supervisor: Bernardo Tomé
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Critical Phenomena in Gravitational Collapse
Domain: General Relativity
Supervisor: David Hilditch
Co-Supervisor: Miguel Zilhao
Institution: IST
Host Institution: IST

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Title: Decays of the Higgs boson in two tau leptons, and measurement of Higgs couplings
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Pedrame Bargassa
Co-Supervisor: Joao Varela
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP Lisbon

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Title: Development of new high-precision timing detectors for the CMS experiment at HL-LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Joao Varela
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP Lisbon

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Title: Dimuon transverse spin asymmetries at COMPASS
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Catarina Quintans
Co-Supervisor: Luis Silva
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Dynamical Systems in General Relativity and in Modified Gravity Theories
Domain: General Relativity / Cosmology
Supervisor: Filipe Mena
Co-Supervisor: Artur Alho
Institution: U. Minho
Host Institution: University of Minho

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Title: Effect of strong magnetic fields on transport coefficients
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Constança Providência
Co-Supervisor: Pedro Costa
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: CFisUC

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Title: Electromagnetic shower measurements with the upgraded Pierre Auger Observatory
Domain: Astroparticle Physics
Supervisor: Sofia Andringa
Co-Supervisor: Bernardo Tomé
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Event reconstruction and background modelling in the LZ Dark Matter experiment
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Vladimir Solovov
Co-Supervisor: Claudio Frederico Pascoal da Silva
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: LIP-Coimbra

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Title: Exploring the physics potential of the MARTA Engineering array
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Ruben Conceição
Co-Supervisor: Raul Sarmento
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP - Lisboa / LIP - Minho

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Title: Fundamental cosmology from precision spectroscopy: from ESPRESSO to the E-ELT
Domain: Astrophysics / Cosmology
Supervisor: Carlos Martins
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: IA-Porto

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Title: Heavy Flavour Jet Trigger using the ATLAS – Tilecal
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Helena Santos
Co-Supervisor: João Gentil Saraiva
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Heavy Flavour Jets Production in Pb+Pb Collisions with the ATLAS Detector
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Helena Santos
Co-Supervisor: Rui Pereira
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: LIP - Laboratório de Instrumentação e Física Experimental de Partículas

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Title: Holographic Gravitational Waves
Domain: General Relativity
Supervisor: Miguel Zilhao
Co-Supervisor: David Hilditch
Institution: IST
Host Institution: IST

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Title: Hunting for new Physics in the LHC run 2 era
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Filipe Joaquim
Co-Supervisor: Juan Antonio Aguilar-Saavedra
Institution: IST
Host Institution: CFTP/IST

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Title: Investigating Structure Formation around Massive Galaxies through a Radio-Infrared Synergy
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: José Afonso
Co-Supervisor: Polychronis Papaderos
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences

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Title: Investigating the propagation of quarks in a hot medium
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Paulo Silva
Co-Supervisor: Orlando Oliveira
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: CFisUC

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Title: Jet sub-structure as a probing tool of the Quark Gluon Plasma
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: José Guilherme Milhano
Co-Supervisor: Liliana Apolinário
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP-Lisbon

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Title: LATTES: A next-generation detector for gamma-ray astrophysics in South America
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Ruben Conceição
Co-Supervisor: Michele Doro
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP - Lisboa / University of Padova

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Title: Looking for rings and tides in transiting planets
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Susana Barros
Co-Supervisor: Nuno Santos
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: CAUP

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Title: Loop quantum cosmology: a sight into the early Universe
Domain: Cosmology / General Relativity
Supervisor: Mercedes Martin Benito
Co-Supervisor: Javier A Olmedo Nieto
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: FCUL

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Title: Machine learning techniques in the search for double Higgs production at the LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Joao Varela
Co-Supervisor: Michele Gallinaro
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP Lisbon

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Title: Magnetized neutron stars
Domain: Astrophysics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Constança Providência
Co-Supervisor: Orlando Oliveira
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: CFisUC

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Title: Measurement of isotopic composition of cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Fernando Barao
Co-Supervisor: Laurent Derome
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Measurement of Te130 two-neutrino double beta decay half-life with the SNO+ experiment
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics / Astroparticle Physics
Supervisor: José Maneira
Co-Supervisor: Gersende Prior
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Muon Tomography
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Lorenzo Cazon
Co-Supervisor: Fernando Barao
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Muon Tomography in Geophysics
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Lorenzo Cazon
Co-Supervisor: José Borges
Institution: U. Évora
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Neutrinos at the Energy, Intensity and Cosmic Frontiers
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Filipe Joaquim
Co-Supervisor: Ricardo Gonzalez Felipe
Institution: IST
Host Institution: CFTP/IST

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Title: New Maps of the Dark Side: Euclid and beyond
Domain: Cosmology / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Carlos Martins
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: IA-Porto

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Title: New Physics from Multi-Higgs Models
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Joao Silva
Co-Supervisor: Jorge Romão
Institution: IST
Host Institution: IST

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Title: Numerical prediction of the night sky quality
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Rui Salgado
Co-Supervisor: Raul Lima
Institution: U. Évora
Host Institution: Universidade de Évora

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Title: Objective criteria for the selection of the most distant radio galaxies
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: José Afonso
Co-Supervisor: Polychronis Papaderos
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences

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Title: Observation and measurement of a boosted Higgs boson decaying to b quarks using jet substructure techniques
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Patricia Conde Muino
Co-Supervisor: Ricardo Gonçalo
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Perturbative evaluation of Electroweak Precision Observables in the Standard Model and Beyond
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Brigitte Hiller
Co-Supervisor: Marcos Rodrigues-Sampaio
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: U. coimbra

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Title: Phenomenology of Beyond the Standard Model (BSM) models at the Large Hadron Collider
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Rui Santos
Co-Supervisor: Antonio Onofre
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: LIP & FCUL

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Title: Polarimetry with e-ASTROGAM Space Observatory
Domain: Astrophysics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Rui Curado da Silva
Co-Supervisor: Jorge Maia
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: LIP Coimbra

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Title: Probing the architecture of multi-planetary systems
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Susana Barros
Co-Supervisor: Olivier Demangeon
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: CAUP

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Title: Quantum gravity and the bootstrap
Domain: Theoretical Particle Physics / General Relativity
Supervisor: Miguel Costa
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: Centro de Física do Porto

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Title: Reflections from other worlds: detecting the atmospheres of other planets with high resolution spectroscopy
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Nuno Santos
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço/Universidade do Porto

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Title: Search for anomalous gauge couplings and new resonances in photon fusion processes at LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Joao Varela
Co-Supervisor: Jonathan Hollar
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP Lisbon

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Title: Search for associated Higgs boson production with a top quark pair and measurement of the top Yukawa coupling using LHC run-II data from ATLAS
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Ricardo Gonçalo
Co-Supervisor: Patricia Conde Muino
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Search for dark matter at the LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Michele Gallinaro
Co-Supervisor: Joao Varela
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Search for Majorana neutrinos in the SNO+ experiment through the identification of backgrounds from radioactive decays
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Gersende Prior
Co-Supervisor: José Maneira
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Search for new interactions of the top quark at the ATLAS experiment at the LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Nuno Castro
Co-Supervisor: Patricia Conde Muino
Institution: U. Minho
Host Institution: LIP, UMinho and ULisboa

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Title: Search for new physics via rare processes at the Large Hadron Collider
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Joao Varela
Co-Supervisor: Nuno Leonardo
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP Lisbon

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Title: Search for new quarks using LHC data collected by the ATLAS experiment
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Nuno Castro
Co-Supervisor: Patricia Conde Muino
Institution: U. Minho
Host Institution: LIP, UMinho and ULisboa

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Title: Search for the charged Higgs boson in proton-proton collisions at the LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Joao Varela
Co-Supervisor: Michele Gallinaro
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP Lisbon

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Title: Search for the SUperSYmmetric partner of the top quark at the LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Pedrame Bargassa
Co-Supervisor: Joao Varela
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP Lisbon

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Title: Searches for resonances in models of composite dark matter
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Nuno Castro
Co-Supervisor: Mikael Chala
Institution: U. Minho
Host Institution: LIP and U. Valencia

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Title: Small planets around small stars: characterizing M-dwarfs in CHEOPS
Domain: Astrophysics / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Sérgio Sousa
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço

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Title: Space Particles: Impact on the Earth's Atmosphere
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Ilidio Lopes
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Évora
Host Institution: Instituto Superior Tecnico

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Title: Star formation in the most massive star clusters in the Galaxy with cutting edge, multi-wavelength observations
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Paulo Garcia
Co-Supervisor: Joana Ascenso
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: CENTRA

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Title: Study of dark matter candidates and rare decay events in the LZ detector
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Alexandre Lindote
Co-Supervisor: Claudio Frederico Pascoal da Silva
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: Study of high energy hadronic cascade through muons
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Lorenzo Cazon
Co-Supervisor: Ruben Conceição
Institution: IST
Host Institution: LIP - Lisboa

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Title: Study of top quark and Higgs bosons properties at the LHC
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics / Theoretical Particle Physics
Supervisor: Antonio Onofre
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: U. Minho
Host Institution: LIP & University of Minho

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Title: The First Radio Galaxies in the Universe
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: José Afonso
Co-Supervisor: Polychronis Papaderos
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences

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Title: The MARTA Engineering Array at the Pierre Auger Observatory
Domain: Astroparticle Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Supervisor: Rui Marques
Co-Supervisor: Pedro Assis
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: LIP

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Title: The most violent phenomena in the Universe
Domain: General Relativity / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Vitor Cardoso
Co-Supervisor:
Institution: IST
Host Institution: Instituto Superior Técnico

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Title: The origin and assembly of star clusters: our Galactic building blocks
Domain: Astrophysics
Supervisor: Andre Moitinho
Co-Supervisor: Paulo Garcia
Institution: FCUL
Host Institution: CENTRA / U. LIsboa

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Title: Unveiling the composition of exoplanets with atmosphere spectroscopy
Domain: Astrophysics / Astrophysics
Supervisor: Olivier Demangeon
Co-Supervisor: Susana Barros
Institution: U. Porto
Host Institution: CAUP

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Title: XENON1T and XENONnT dark matter direct detection
Domain: Experimental Particle Physics / Astroparticle Physics
Supervisor: José Matias
Co-Supervisor: Joaquim Santos
Institution: U. Coimbra
Host Institution: U. Coimbra and LNGS

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