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2012 Summer Retreat

The first annual retreat for COMPUTE took place 20-21 August, 2012, at Hotel Åhus Strand, in Åhus. There were 55 registered participants for the meeting. The theme for the retreat was "Science Communication".

Sara Santesson from Department of Communication and Media, Lund University, was a specially invited guest, who, besides giving an introduction how to give a popular science presentations, gave input on the 10 PhD student presentations. Oxana Smirnova gave a keynote presentation on grid computing. Michael Green, Lund University alumnus, entertained during the evening lecture.

The detailed programme is found below together with PDF-versions of all the talks given during the meeting. Also available below are some photos from the event and PDF-versions of the top three posters at the retreat's PhD student poster competition - congratulations to winner Katrin Ros (Astrophysics).

Group photo from the 2012 retreat (by Joachim Hein)

A group phots of the participants in front of a tree on the beach at Ystad Saltsjöbad


Monday, August 20, 2012

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Poster prize - top three

  1. Katrin Ros (Astrophysics): Ice condensation as a planet formation mechanism (PDF, 2.2 MB, new tab)
  2. Erik Henningsson (Centre for Mathematical Sciences): Splitting Methods (PDF, 0.3 MB, new tab)
  3. Wenxin Zhang (Physical Geography): Arctic potential natural vegetation changes driven by a RCAO climate scenario (PDF, 3.9 MB, new tab)
    Jon Grumer ( Mathematical Physics): GRASP2k - A general realtivistic atomic structure package (PDF, 0.3 MB, new tab)

Some more photos from the 2012 retreat (by Joachim Hein)

A lone tree on a beach

Rows of participants listening to a talk.

A speaker with his hands stretched out in front of him

A speaker making a point on the screen with a laser pointer

 A row of participants listening to a speaker

A speaker with his arms angled ninety degrees by his sides and pointing forward

A speaker with a sheet of paper in her hand

The lecture hall from the side with audience and speaker

A speaker clasping his hands

The poster prize winner and the three runners up in front of three posters


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