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From Turkey to Japan: the key point is to know what you want

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 25 April 2017 in:
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Gülfem SÜSOY DO─×AN is a young researcher in nuclear physics at Istanbul University. She obtained a Master degree in 2010 and a PhD degree in 2015 from the Istanbul University Nuclear Physics Division. She worked as a guest researcher at Osaka University in 2014-2015 (based in Japan) and participated in nuclear physics experiments at Caen-France GANIL, at Tokyo HIMAC Research Centre and at Yale University.

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Kumiko Kotera: doing beautiful physics without giving up on family, art and the rest of the world

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 23 February 2017 in:
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Kumiko Kotera is a young researcher in Astrophysics, at the Institut d’Astrophysique de Paris, (IAP) of the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS). She builds theoretical models to probe the most violent phenomena in the Universe, by deciphering their so-called “astroparticle” messengers (cosmic rays, neutrinos and photons).

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Autumn-Winter 2016 Emmy Noether distinction to Patricia Bassereau

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 23 February 2017 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the Autumn-Winter 2016 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics goes to Dr. Patricia Bassereau from the Institute Curie of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in Paris, France. Patricia is a world leader at the Physics-Biology interface and carries out outstanding research on the physics of bio-membranes. She is a role model for how soft matter scientists coming from the physical sciences can make contributions in biology.

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Portrait of Barbara Capone: when dreams come true

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 23 August 2016 in:
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Barbara Capone is at present an APART (Austrian Programme for Advanced Research and Technology) Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, at the Physics Department of the Vienna University. She is a young theoretical soft matter physicist, working on developing coarse graining models for soft matter systems to allow the design and simulation of novel materials in the nanoscale.  Her work focuses primarily, but not only, on polymer science.

Below is an interview between Barbara [BC] and Lucia Di Ciaccio [LDC], Chair of the Equal Opportunity Committee of EPS.

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EPS Emmy Noether Distinction Autumn-Winter 2015 for Women in Physics

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 26 January 2016 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the Autumn-Winter 2015 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics has been awarded to Prof. Sibylle Guenter from the Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics [IPP] in Garching, Germany. Sibylle is one of the leading theoretical physicists in the field of magnetic fusion plasmas.

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A portrait of a young physicist : Barbara Marchetti

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 22 September 2015 in:
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We publish short portraits of successful young physicists showing that physics is not reserved only to men.
Barbara Marchetti is a young Italian scientist who after having obtained a PhD in Physics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata in 2011 and a Post Doc position in Germany, is now Primary Investigator of the linac for SINBAD, a project hosted at DESY in Hamburg. The SINBAD facility will provide long term Research and Development infrastructure for the production of ultra short bunches and novel compact acceleration techniques with high field gradient. Accelerator physics is a domain where women are still underrepresented.
In August 2015 Barbara Marchetti [BM] was interviewed by Lucia Di Ciaccio [LDC], chair of the Equal Opportunities Committee of the EPS.

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