Programme Schedule - Introduction to Quantum Research for Girls

Here is the preliminary schedule of the nine-week programme. Please note that this schedule might change. During Weeks 4-8, where participants will be working on their research projects there will be one 60 min mentor meeting each week, which will be scheduled between the group and the mentor individually. All times are given in CEST (GMT + 2).

Week 0: Introduction

  • Monday: 20:00 – 21:00 Introduction to the Programme
  • Tuesday: 20:00 – 21:00 Talk: What are quantum technologies and what is it like to work in the field?  (Dr Krishnakumar
    QuantumBasel)
  • Wednesday: 20:00 – 21:00 Refresher: Programming in Python
  • Thursday: 20:00 – 21:00 Panel: Woman in Quantum
  • Friday: 20:00 – 21:00 Refresher: Linear Algebra
  • Saturday: 20:00 – 21:00 Networking Session

Week 1: Research Skills and Quantum Computing

  • Monday: 20:00 – 21:00 Introducion to Research
  • Wednesday: 20:00 – 21:30 Introduction to Quantum Computing
  • Friday: 20:00 – 21:30 Introduction to Quantum Computing
  • Saturday: 20:00 – 21:00 Mastering Productivity: Strategies for Effective Research Work
  • Sunday: 20:00 – 21:00 Q&A Drop-in for Quantum Computing

Week 2: Research Skills and Quantum Computing

  • Monday: 20:00 – 21:00 Writing as an Academic
  • Wednesday: 20:00 – 21:30 Introduction to Quantum Computing
  • Friday: 20:00 – 21:30 Introduction to Quantum Computing
  • Saturday: 20:00 – 21:00 Literature search, Referencing and Academic Honesty
  • Sunday: 20:00 – 21:00 Q&A Drop-in for Quantum Computing

Week 3: Quantum Computing and Quantum Mechanics

  • Monday: 20:00 – 21:30 Foundations of Quantum Mechanics
  • Wednesday: 20:00 – 21:30 Introduction to Quantum Computing
  • Friday: 20:00 – 21:30 Wrap up of Quantum Computing and Q&A
  • Saturday: 20:00 – 21:00 Introduction to Research Projects and Groups
  • Sunday: 20:00 – 21:00 Q&A Drop-in for Quantum Computing

Week 4: Research Projects & Industry Talks

  • Monday – Friday: First mentor meeting (individually scheduled)
  • Monday:  18:00 – 19:00 Talk: Introduction to the Classiq Quantum Computing
    Platform 
     (Classiq)
  • Wednesday: 20:00 – 21:00 Talk: Introduction to Quantum Machine Learning  (Dr Gora – Quantum AI Foundation)
  • Saturday: 16:00 – 21:00 Drop in Sessions Research Projects Q&A

Week 5 – Week 7: Research Projects & Industry Talks

  • Monday – Friday: Mentor meetings (individually scheduled)
  • Tuesday (Week 5): 18:00 – 19:00 Talk: Application of Quantum Computing  (Classiq)
  • Saturday (Week 5): 20:00 – 21:00 Networking session

Week 8: Poster Presentations

  • Monday – Wednesday: Poster Presentations in mentor meetings
  • Thursday: 20:00 – 22:00 Poster Presentation Finals
  • Friday: 20:00 – 20:30 Closing Ceremony