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New DPG President Edward G. Krubasik

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 25 June 2014 in:
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Prof. Edward G. Krubasik took over the role of President of the German Physical Society [DPG] in April 2014. He succeeds to Prof. Johanna Stachel.

E.G. Krubasik received his PhD in nuclear physics from the Karlruhe Institute of Technology and has worked in industry notably for McKinsey & Company, Inc. and Siemens AG . He is also distinguished by his long-standing work in associations and committees, for example, as president of the ZVEI or as chairman of the Growth and Innovation…

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The American Physical Society comes to Europe

By Luisa Cifarelli. Published on 26 July 2013 in:
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The American Physical Society [APS] held its Executive Board Retreat at Chicheley Hall (Buckinghamshire, UK), home of the Kavli Royal Society International Centre. This is the first time in history that APS has held its Executive Board Retreat in Europe. On Monday 17 June, a special international session was organized with representatives of European Societies, namely from the Institute of Physics [IoP], the German Physical Society [DPG] and the European Physical Society [EPS], with the goal to “better understand each others’ interests and discuss new…

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Physikzentrum Bad Honnef renovated

By Georg Duech. Published on 27 February 2013 in:
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The Physikzentrum Bad Honnef [PBH] is internationally known as a conference venue and meeting place for physicists. The historical building with modern conference facilities hosts nearly hundred events every year: lectures, seminars, summer schools, meetings of working groups or of groups of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaf [DPG – German Physical Society]. The building has recently been completely renovated, and the guest rooms now provide high quality accommodation.
The Head Office of the DPG is also located at the Physikzentrum Bad Honnef…

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Johanna Stachel new DPG president

By DPG. Published on 22 May 2012 in:
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Johanna Stachel took office as president of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft [DPG] on 16 March this year. Stachel, a professor of experimental physics at the University of Heidelberg, is the first female physicist to head the DPG since its founding in 1845.

Stachel presented her presidential agenda during her inaugural speech, which took place in the Magnus-Haus Berlin. Besides the promotion of fundamental research, the main concerns of the new president are education…

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Physikzentrum Bad Honnef being refurbished by DPG

By Bernhard Nunner. Published on 07 September 2011 in:
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The Physikzentrum Bad Honnef is the conference centre of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG), the German physical society. This meeting place, for scientists from all over the world, is currently being extensively renovated and modernised. The construction, which began in the summer of 2010, will be mostly finished within the coming weeks.

The DPG, with a history extending back to 1845, is the oldest physical society in the world – as well as being the largest, with more than 60,000 members. The Physikzentrum Bad Honnef was founded as a conference centre…

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Johanna Stachel to be first female president of the DPG

By Ian Randall. Published on 10 June 2011 in:
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Johanna Stachel has been elected as the next president of the Deutsche Physikalischen Gesellschaft (DPG). Stachel, a professor of experimental physics at the University of Heidelberg, will be the first female physicist to head up the DPG.

The presidency of the DPG is a voluntary role, with a two year term. Stachel will take take over the role from the current president, Wolfgang Sander, in 2012. Sander himself will go on to be the next vice-president of the society.

Munich born Stachel, who comes from a background of physics and chemistry, recieved her PhD…

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Executive Committee Meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria

By Martina Knoop. Published on 10 June 2011 in:
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The EPS Executive Committee travelled to Sofia over 20-21 May, to meet with representatives from the Balkan Physical Union and the Union of Bulgarian Physicists.

Our Bulgarian colleagues demonstrated impressive levels of activity; with the organisation of various schools, publications and workshops – in spite of their struggles with a very tight context for research and teaching…

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