International Year of Light news

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Light at the focus of 2014 Physics and Chemistry Nobel Prizes!
As a fantastic lead-in to the International Year of Light (IYL2015), the Nobel Prizes for Physics and Chemistry for 2014 have both been awarded to scientists working in fields of light science and technology.

Read more about it on the IYL 2015 website.

An Open Letter to the Photonics Industry
The EPS President and IYL 2015 Steering Committee Chair John Dudley writes an Open Letter about the vital importance of the Photonics Industry during IYL 2015. You can read the full letter here.

Photonics Communication Research Laboratory of the National Technical University of Athens to support the IYL 2015
The Photonics Communication Research Laboratory of the National Technical University of Athens is glad to announce that is joining the IYL 2015 as both gold sponsor and Greek National Contact.

For contact information, please visit the Greek National Committee page at the IYL 2015 website.

Learn more about the IYL 2015 activities in your home-country
During the last months several European countries have launched their own websites featuring the latest news regarding the IYL 2015 and event calendar in their own languages. Please find below a list of those websites:

Danish IYL 2015 Website
French IYL 2015 Website
German IYL 2015 Website
Italian IYL 2015 Website
Swedish IYL 2015 Website
Spanish IYL 2015 Website

For more information on IYL 2015 National Nodes contacts, please click here.

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EPS Executive and Staff activity for September 2014

The EPS works to support its members. Find below the list of activities of the EPS Executive Committee and staff for September 2014.
3 September: John Dudley, EPS president, attended the Portuguese Physical Society Annual Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.
9 September: David Lee, EPS secretary general, attended the Kavli Prize Ceremony, in Oslo, Norway.
15-17 September: members of EPS took part to the 18th Conference of Czech and Slovak physicists in Olomouc ...