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    Editorial - Light to enlighten | Image credit: CERN/Bulletin Team; CMS Experiment

    Editorial - Light to enlighten

    In our role as researchers and teachers we work to increase the knowledge, use it and transmit it to the new generations of scientists ...

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    Call for the “Lise Meitner Prize” of the EPS Nuclear Physics Division | Image credit: EPS

    Call for nominations for the Lise Meitner Prize 2016

    The EPS Nuclear Physics Division supports the advancement and the dissemination of knowledge in nuclear physics.

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    The Spring 2015 Emmy Noether distinction presented to Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

    2015 Emmy Noether distinction for Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

    On 2 October 2015, the Spring 2015 Emmy Noether distinction was presented to A. Fontcuberta i Morral by the EPS Equal Opportunity Committee [EOC] Chair ...

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    Light and Innovation Ceremony at the Palazzo Edison in Milan | Image credit: EPS

    Light and Innovation Ceremony at the Palazzo Edison in Milan

    On the occasion of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 a special session entitled ‘Light and Innovation’ took place on 16 October 2015 at ...

 IYL 2015 

International Year of Light news

“Highlights of Physics” event in Germany

Call for entries for IYL 2015 Film Festival

IYL 2015 celebrations in Franche-Comté, France, and IYL 2015 activities in Hungary

LIGHT2015 Project Updates

 News from the EPS 

EPS Special Activity Fund

The European Physical Society is in the process of setting up a Special Activity Fund to support actions that are not in the mainstream of EPS tasks or that need special financing beyond the regular EPS budget. This Fund will be comprised of contributions from EPS Individual Members and other private sponsors and donors.

 News from the EPS 

Meeting of Member Society Presidents

On 2 October 2015, Christophe Rossel welcomed Presidents and representatives from 23 EPS Member societies to discuss and elaborate EPS actions on a European level in the coming years. In order to provide background and context, three ...

 News from the EPS 

EPS Executive Committee meeting in Brussels

The EPS Executive Committee met in Brussels on 17-20 October 2015. The meeting was chaired by the EPS President, C. Rossel. The Members of the Executive Committee present were: A. Bracco, L. Di Ciaccio, A. Friberg, Z. Fulop, C. Hidalgo, G. Leuchs, ...

 News from the EPS 

New chair for the EPS Physics for Development Group

The group has a new chairman, Ernst van Groningen. He is the director of the physics program at the International Science Program [ISP] located in Uppsala, Sweden. He is a renowned scientist and an expert in ...
The group needs to better define its positioning and to think and design new action types by particularly promoting the application of new methods or/and new technologies to create a better situation for physics in developing countries.

 News from the EPS 

EPS Young Minds Session at EuNPC

In the early stage of their training, young researchers need to learn a lot of skills for their future career. In order to assist with these challenges, the EPS Young Mind Project organised a special session at the European Nuclear Physics Conference, which took ...


OpenLab: a specific action targeting developing countries

The OpenLab was initiated by the International Union of Crystallography and UNESCO. It is on of the most successful recent initiatives in the development of physics in developing countries.
This initiative was launched in the frame mark of the International Year of Crystallography. It was made possible due to the strong involvement of Claude LECOMTE, deputy chairman of the International Union of Crystallography [IUCr] and the partnership of dedicated sponsors, generally manufacturers of equipment for crystallography such Agilent, Antonpaar,  Brucker, Dectris, Incoatec, Oxford Cryosystems, PANalytical, Rigoku,  STOE, Xenocs.


AIP Women in Physics Lecture Tour: call for nominations 2016

The Australian Institute of Physics Women in Physics Lecture Tour celebrates the contribution of women to advances in physics. Under this scheme, a woman who has made a significant contribution in a field of ...

 IYL 2015 

Cosmic Light: primordial & eternal

IYL 2015 public lecture series at the Academy of Athens
On the occasion of UNESCO’s inauguration of 2015 as the International Year of Light, the Research Center for Astronomy and Applied Mathematics [RCAAM] of ...

 Special issue of EPN 
 News from Europe 

PiA – Physics in Advent

With "PiA - Physics in advent", we created a special and unique kind of advent calendar: a physics advent calendar. We introduce young scientists, and everyone who has fun with it, to 24 simple and yet ingenious experiments and physics puzzles. They aim to arouse interest in doing ...

 News from Europe 

The Fermi Prize 2015 in the International Year of Light

The 2015 Enrico Fermi Prize of the Italian Physical Society [SIF] has been awarded to Toshiki Tajima and Diederik Wiersma with the following citation:
"For their innovative and high-impact contributions to the study of phenomena dealing with the ...

 News from Europe 

ESIPAP 2016 registration

Registration for the third edition of the European School in Instrumentation for Particle and Astroparticle Physics [ESIPAP] is now open.
ESIPAP was founded by the laboratory of excellence ENIGMASS and offers advanced and intensive modular courses in  instrumentation for ...

 News from Europe 

Peerage of Science

There is a broad consensus that Peer review is the cornerstone of academic publishing. However, there is also a widespread perception that it currenntly has severe problems. Peerage of Science [PoS] is a free service that proposes to solve the issues of peer review with a radically ...


EPS Executive & Staff activity for October 2015

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

13th SESAME Users’ Meeting

The 13th SESAME users' meeting will take place in Amman on 25 and 26 November 2015. It will include updates on the project and invited speakers on selected topics ...

Integrating Access to Pan-European Research Infrastructures in Central and Eastern Europe

This workshop is organised by the Institute for Nuclear Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Wigner ...

CCP2015 – XXVII IUPAP Conference on Computational Physics

CCP is a series of conferences held annually under the auspices of the International Union of Pure and Applied ...

EPFL to host International Year of Light celebration

On 5 December 2015, the EPFL will host an event to promote the progress and promise of light technologies ...

Séminaire Dautreppe

Since 1969, the French Physical Society has organised the Daniel Dautreppe seminar. This annual meeting, held in Grenoble (FR), gathers together experts of a specific ...

IOP Topical Research Meeting on Physical Principles of Biological and Active Systems

This meeting is organised by the Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics and Institute of Physics. It will take ...

The XXVII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics

The XXVII International Conference on Neutrino Physics and Astrophysics (Neutrino 2016) will be held in London ...

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