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2017 EPS Solar Physics Division Prizes

By Manolis Georgoulis. Published on 08 August 2017 in:
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In a consultation process kicked off  in 2015, the ESPD / EPS decided in 2016 to implement three Division Prizes, foreseen by its statutes and bylaws since its establishment in 2008: a Senior Prize, presented to a distinguished senior solar scientist for a life-long prolific career or scholarship, an Early Career Prize, presented to a solar scientist with an outstanding research track record up to four years after the completion of his / her PhD Thesis and a PhD Thesis Prize, presented to a young researcher who achieved significant doctoral work and a successful PhD Thesis completion over the previous calendar year. The PhD Thesis and Early Career Prizes are awarded annually, while the Senior Prize is triennial.

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EPS Physics Education Division Award for Secondary School Teaching 2017 goes to Dr Jozef Beňuška

By Jozef Beňuška. Published on 20 July 2017 in:
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The Award for Secondary School Teaching is granted every two years to a high school teacher for a specific contribution to teaching, in particular one that might be applicable in a variety of countries. “Teaching” is interpreted broadly and can include activities that encourage students to study physics or improve their access to physics. Nominations are made by the National Physical Societies.

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Announcement of the 2017 Dan David Prize Laureates

By e-EPS. Published on 23 February 2017 in:
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Announcement of the 2017 Dan David Prize Laureates in the three Time Dimensions: Past Time Dimension, Present Time Dimension and Future Time Dimension.

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EPS Awards – Nominations are open for 2017

By David Lee. Published on 24 January 2017 in:
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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. Please note that the deadline for nominations for all awards is 28 February 2017 and can addressed per email to the EPS secretariat

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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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Historic Groningen hosts the EPS Condensed Matter conference

By Kees van der Beek. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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The biennial conference of the Condensed Matter Division [CMD] convened from 4-9 September 2016 in the historic northern Dutch city of Groningen.

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2016 EPS-AMOPD Young Scientist Prize awarded to Christian Brand

By Dominique Vernhet. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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The 2016 Young Scientist Prize of the Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Division has been awarded to Dr. Christian Brand from the University of Vienna (Austria) for his outstanding contribution to “matter-wave experiments with complex molecules”.

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Ulf-G. Meißner wins the 2016 EPS Lise Meitner Prize

By I.J. Douglas MacGregor. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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The Lise Meitner Prize is awarded biennially by the European Physical Society (EPS) for outstanding work in the fields of experimental, theoretical or applied nuclear science.

The 2016 Prize Laureate is: Prof. Ulf-G. Meißner, Universität Bonn and Forschungszentrum in Jülich, Germany

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2016 prizes of the EPS Plasma Physics Division

By Sylvie Jacquemot. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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The EPS Plasma Physics Division (EPS PPD) recognises outstanding research in plasma physics with several prizes.

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2016 EPS CMD Europhysics Prize

By David Lee. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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The European Physical Society Condensed Matter Division is proud to announce that the 2016 EPS CMD Europhysics Prize is awarded to P. Böni, A.N. Bogdanov, C. Pfleiderer, A. Rosch, and A. Vishwanath “for the theoretical prediction, the experimental discovery and the theoretical analysis of a magnetic skyrmion phase in MnSi, a new state of matter”.

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EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016 to Michel Orrit

By e-EPS. Published on 26 April 2016 in:
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The European Physical Society [EPS], the Centro di Cultura Scientifica Alessandro Volta and Edison S.p.A. are delighted to announce the award of the 2016 EPS Edison Volta Prize for outstanding contributions to physics to …

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The 2016 Weyl Prize awarded to Vasily Pestun

By e-EPS. Published on 22 March 2016 in:
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The 2016 Hermann Weyl Prize has been awarded to Vasily Pestun of the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (France) for his ground breaking results in the study of supersymmetric gauge theories, such as his ingenious computation of partition functions that led to the discovery of rich connections between four-dimensional and two-dimensional quantum field theories.

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