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New prize of the Statistical and Nonlinear Physics Division of EPS – call for nominations

By Christian Beck. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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The Statistical and Nonlinear Physics Division (SNPD) of the European Physical Society (EPS) calls for nominations for two newly created prizes of this Division: the EPS Statistical and Nonlinear Physics Prize and the EPS-SNPD Early Career Prize.

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Winners of the 2017 EPS Alfvén and Plasma Innovation Prizes

By Richard Dendy. Published on 21 March 2017 in:
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The 2017 Alfvén prize is awarded to Ksenia Aleksandrovna Razumova, from the Kurchatov Institute (Moscow, Russia). The 2017 Innovation award is going to Michel Moisan, from the Université de Montréal (Québec, Canada).

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European Solar Physics Division (ESPD) – Nominations sought for ESPD prizes

By Manolis Georgoulis. Published on 21 March 2017 in:
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The European Solar Physics Division (ESPD) has decided to raise awareness in the work and achievements of the European and international solar physics community by establishing three (3) distinct prizes: a PhD Τhesis Prize, a Postdoc (Early Career Researcher) Prize and Senior Prize. Nominations are invited for each of them. The selection of each prize awardee will be made by the ESPD Board and by an external committee of experts.

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2017 King Faisal Prize awarded to Daniel Loss and Laurens Molenkamp

By Sameen Ahmed Khan. Published on 23 February 2017 in:
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The King Faisal Foundation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia awarded the 2017 King Faisal International Prize for Science in the field of physics to Daniel Loss of Switzerland and Laurens W. Molenkamp of Netherlands.

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IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics 2017 – call

By Toshiyuki Azuma. Published on 23 February 2017 in:
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Nominations are sought for the Young Scientist Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical (AMO) Physics, which will be awarded in 2017 by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics through Commission C15 (AMO Physics).

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Joint EPS-APS Historic Site – The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ

By David Lee. Published on 15 December 2016 in:
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The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), located in Princeton, NJ-USA is one of the world’s foremost centers for curiosity-driven basic research. On 9 November 2016, the European Physical Society (EPS) and the American Physical Society (APS) were pleased to offically recognise the IAS as their first Joint Historic Physics Site in the United States. The text of the citation reads: “Honoring the pivotal contributions of the Institute for Advanced Study to the development of theoretical physics, including the work of Albert Einstein and many others.”

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Passion for Knowledge

By Giorgio Benedek. Published on 15 December 2016 in:
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A knowledge-based society as fostered by the EU Lisbon Strategy plan actually requires a society-based knowledge, a knowledge with deep roots in the society. Scientific research is traditionally performed in hardly accessible academic institutions or in jealously protected industrial laboratories. There is a growing need for research activity to become a living part of society, to be perceived as a service bringing long-term benefits and a better quality of life.

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Albert Polman is awarded the EPS QEOD Prize for Research into the Science of Light

By Günter Steinmeyer. Published on 24 November 2016 in:
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The Quantum Electronics and Optics Division (QEOD) of EPS is delighted to announce that Prof. Albert Polman has been elected the winner of the 2017 prize for Research into the Science of Light “for mastering light at the nanoscale and for demonstrating novel applications in nanoscale optical circuits, photovoltaics, and super-resolution imaging”. The prize will be awarded at the forthcoming 6th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (Nanometa) to be held in Seefeld, Austria from January 4-7, 2017.

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Nomination for the EPS Plasma Physics Innovation Prize 2017

By Holger Kersten. Published on 24 November 2016 in:
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This new prize was established in 2008 by the EPS Plasma Physics Division. The prize is not awarded for cumulative career achievements or successful management and leadership. To foster collaborative research, it is allowed to nominate a group of up to three scientists.

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2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize – Call for Nominations

By Nicola Bianchi. Published on 24 November 2016 in:
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The board of the European Physical Society (EPS) Nuclear Physics Division (NPD) calls for nominations for the 2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize sponsored by the IBA company, https://iba-worldwide.com/

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EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize 2017 – Nominations are open

By Richard Dendy. Published on 20 October 2016 in:
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Nominations for the EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize 2017 “For outstanding contributions to plasma physics” are now open.

The prize was established by the EPS Plasma Physics Division in 2000 and is awarded for research achievements which have either already shaped the field of plasma physics or have demonstrated the potential to do so in future. To recognize collaborative research, a group of up to three individual scientists may be nominated.

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016

By press release. Published on 20 October 2016 in:
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The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 with one half to David J. Thouless (University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA) and the other half to F. Duncan M. Haldane (Princeton University, NJ, USA) and J. Michael Kosterlitz (Brown University, Providence, RI, USA)

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