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    Editorial - The recipe of communication in science | image credit: Roberta Caruso

    Editorial - The recipe of communication in science

    My name is Araceli, and presently I am doing my PhD at the University of Strathclyde under the supervision of Andrew Daley.

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    EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize 2017 - Nominations are open

    Nominations for the EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize 2017 “For outstanding contributions to plasma physics” are now open.

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    The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 to David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz.

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    Rüdiger Voss is the next EPS President-elect | image credit: EPS/Kevin Desse

    Rüdiger Voss is the next EPS President-elect

    The European Physical Society [EPS] is pleased to announce that Rüdiger Voss has been elected as the next EPS President-elect.

 News from the EPS 

Physics education news

Despite this being a relatively quiet summer in Europe for physics education conferences, the Physics Education Division (PED) has been very active in promoting physics education research.

 News from the EPS 

Report from the ECAMP12 conference

ECAMP 12, the 12 European Conference on Atoms, Molecules and Photons by the Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Division [AMOPD] of the EPS took place at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany from September 5-9 2016.

 News from Europe 

Gazeta de Física: a year to celebrate

Gazeta de Física, the quarterly magazine of the Portuguese Physical Society, turns 70 this October. Published for the first time in 1946, it is one of the longest-running publications aimed at scientific dissemination in Portuguese.

 News from Europe 

Croatian Physical Society summer school for young physicists

This year, the 31th summer school for young physicists was held from 20-26 June 2016 in Veli Losinj, Croatia. The school was attended by 31 students who were all competitors in state and international physics competitions ...

 News from Europe 

Mission complete: Rosetta’s journey ends in daring descent to comet

ESA’s historic Rosetta mission has concluded as planned, with the controlled impact onto the comet it had been investigating for more than two years.

 News from the EPS 

Diving into the secrets of the Antikythera Mechanism

The 2nd International Conference on the History of Physics took place in Pöllau, Austria, from 4-6 September 2016. During the event, Yanis Bitsakis, historian of sciences and member of the Antikythera Mechanism Research Project, presented this extraordinary ...

 News from Europe 

Research project on the use of information in the innovation process

The mission statement of the European Patent Office (EPO) is that “we support innovation, competitiveness and economic growth across Europe through a commitment to high quality and efficient services”.

 News from Europe 

New EuroScience prize – “Recognition of Lifetime Achievements for European Science and Society”

European Commission, Director-General for Research & Innovation, Mr. Robert-Jan Smits announced as first recipient.

 EPL - Call for nomination 

Nominations for Editor-in-Chief of EPL are open

Nominations are now open for the Editor-in-Chief of EPL, a leading global letters journal owned and published by a consortium of 17 national physical societies in Europe.

 Featured in EPL 

EPS Executive Committee and Staff activities September 2016

The EPS works to support its members. Click here for the list of the activities of EPS Executive Committee and ...

Conference proceedings “Teaching Physics Innovatively”

In August 2015, at Eötvös University (ELTE) in Budapest, the “Teaching Physics Innovatively” Conference (TPI-15) ...

ESIPAP school

Registration for the 2017 session of the European School of Instrumentation in Particle & Astroparticle Physics is open.


NANOMETA 2017, The 6th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, will take place from 4 to 7 January 2017 in Seefeld (Tirol), Austria.

1st Biology for Physics Conference: Is there new Physics in Living Matter?

The workshop entitled "Biology for Physics: is there new physics in living matter?" will take place in Barcelona, ...

39th PPS annual national physics seminar-convention

Physicists, college and high school physics teachers, physics students, as well as research and development ...

44th EPS conference on Plasma Physics

The 44th EPS conference on Plasma Physics will be held in Belfast from 26-30 June 2017.


The biennial International EPS Conference on High Energy Physics will be held from Wednesday 5 to Wednesday 12 of July 2017 in Venice, Italy. This major conference will ...

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