IGFAE | Instituto Galego de Física de Altas Enerxías
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The Galician Institute for High-Energy Physics (IGFAE) is a joint research institute of the University of Santiago de Compostela and the Galician Autonomous Government created on July 2, 1999.

Our main goal is to coordinate and foster the scientific and technical research in the field of High-Energy Physics, Particle and Nuclear Physics and related areas as Astrophysics, Medical Physics, Instrumentation, etc.


19 Sep 17
Jorge Zanelli (CECs, Valdivia)
Cosmic censorship as a quantum effect


  • The 25 centres and 16 entities of the Severo de Ochoa y María de Maeztu (SOMMa) alliance, among which IGFAE is included, required yesterday, 12th March, from the Ministry of Research, Development and Innovation to consider science as economic activity of common public interest. SOMMa made three main

  • With Veronika, we start a series of interviews to some of the members of the institute. Hopefully this will help to make our work more familiar to everyone. Veronika, who is originally from Bulgaria, is currently a postdoctoral researcher at LHCb, and an excellent example...

  • IGFAE is hosting a Masterclass in particle physics on 6 April 2018 and has invited Galician high school students to participate. The students will take a day off from school to analyse data of the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) under the...