The international seminar on asymptotic safety was founded in spring 2011, with the intention of bringing the asymptotic-safety community together, and providing a platform for talks on asymptotic safety in and beyond quantum gravity, as well as related topics in quantum gravity and quantum field theory.

Upcoming seminars

Alessio Baldazzi: Essential renormalization group


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We use the generalised flow of the Effective average action which incorporates field redefinitions along the RG flow. This equation allows for the implementation of essential schemes, i.e. schemes where one can fix the value of inessential couplings. From the practical point of view, this produces simplifications in...

Kevin Falls: Essential Quantum Einstein Gravity


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The non-perturbative renormalisation of quantum gravity is investigated allowing for the metric to be reparameterised along the RG flow, such that only the essential couplings constants are renormalised. This allows us to identify a universality class of quantum gravity which is guaranteed to be unitary, since the p...

The organizers

If you are interested in attending the seminars and joining the community, please contact Aaron Held or Marc Schiffer to join the corresponding mailing list.

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Astrid Eichhorn

Astrid is an Associate Professor at CP3-Origins, University of Southern Denmark, Villum Young Investigator and Perimeter Institute Visiting Fellow. She works on building connections in quantum gravity: connections between quantum-gravity approaches, connections between fundamental theory and phenomenology, and connections between neighboring research communities. more

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Aaron Held

Aaron works on phenomenological constraints in quantum and classical effective field theories of gravity. Currently, Royal Society Newton International Fellow at Imperial College London.

Marc Schiffer

Marc works on asymptotically safe gravity-matter systems using functional and lattice methods. Currently PhD student at Heidelberg University.