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    Editorial - EPS: Open Science and Open to the World | image credit: Christophe Rossel

    Editorial - EPS: Open Science and Open to the World

    From several reports and podcasts, it seems that Europe’s leaders are not expecting a smooth ride in 2017 after a year marked by political upheaval, extremist attacks ...

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    Rocío Borrego Varillas: doing what you really like helps coping with difficulties

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    International Day of Women and Girls in Science

    On 15 December 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/70/212 declaring 11 February as the International Day of Women and Girls ...

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    EPS Young Minds Take IBM’s Qubits for a Spin

    This past May, IBM Research announced the Quantum Experience, an experimental cloud-enabled quantum computing platform.

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    EPS Awards - Nominations are open for 2017

    It is time to think who among your colleagues deserves special recognition by the European Physical Society. At Council 2017, a number of awards will be presented, and we would like to ask you for your nominations.

 
 
 
 
 
 News from the EPS 

EPS Individual Members – new fees in 2017


During the EPS Council held in Mulhouse in April 2016, the Executive Committee presented a new proposal to increase the fees for Individual Members. The delegates voted in favour of it.

 News from the EPS 

EPS Early Career Prizes – call for nominations


The EPS has two Early Career prizes to be awarded each year, one each for achievements of a mainly theoretical or experimental nature.

Those eligible for these awards should have made a substantial contribution to the development or reputation of physics in Europe.

 Research news from Europe 

Inauguration and first beam of PSI’s X-ray FEL SwissFEL


On December 5th, in the presence of the President of Switzerland Johann Schneider-Ammann, PSI inaugurated the X-ray Free Electron Laser facility, SwissFEL, after 4 years of construction.

 Research news from Europe 

EUCALL finishes its first year, bearing new technologies


The European Cluster of Advanced Laser Light sources (EUCALL), a European Union-funded project that aims to foster links between accelerator- and laser-driven X-ray facilities, has completed the first year of its three year project period.

 News from the EPS 

Welcome to the new Young Minds Action Committee members – 15th YMAC meeting


The 15th Young Minds Action Committee meeting took place in London on October 28th.

 News from the EPS 

Information from Liechtenstein 2016


Electricity Museum

This year the Liechtenstein Scientific Society held its annual meeting in the premises of the “Lawena-Museum”.

 News from Europe 

EU Space Awareness: Inspiring a new generation of Space Explorers


The EU Space Awareness Project [EUSPACE-AWE] – funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme – uses the excitement of space to attract young people to science and ...

 International 

IUPAC approved the names of the elements 113, 115, 117, and 118


On 28th  November 2016, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry announced that the elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 are now formally named.

 International 

Pioneering SESAME light source circulates first beam


Allan, Jordan, 12 January 2017. A beam circulated for the first time in the pioneering SESAME synchrotron at 18:12 (UTC+3) yesterday. The next step will be to store the beam.

 Publications 
 Events 

EPS Executive Committee and Staff activities December 2016

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

Status of Accelerator Driven Systems Research and Technology Development

A workshop on the “Status of Accelerator Driven Systems (ADS) Research and Technology Development” is being ...

ECPD 2017: 2nd European Conference on Plasma Diagnostics

The Conference on Plasma Diagnostics is a bi-annual event which aims at bringing together physicists or other ...

ERL17 workshop

We are pleased to announce that the 59th ICFA Advanced Beam Dynamics Workshop on Energy Recovery Linacs (ERL17) will be held at CERN, Geneva, Switzerland ...

CLEO®/Europe-EQEC 2017

The programme committee members together with the conference chairs are happy to announce CLEO®/Europe - EQEC 2017, the Conference on Lasers and...

HEP2017

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 ...

EGAS 2017

With great pleasure, we invite you to attend EGAS 2017, the 49th Conference of the European Group on Atomic Systems. The conference will be held at Durham ...

Norwegian Physicist meeting

The Norwegian Physicist meeting will be held from 7–9 August 2017 in Tromsø, Norway. The venue is the new Technology building, home of the Physics and ...

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