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Science around me: physics for all

By Giovanna Ruello. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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On 2012 in Messina, a city located in the north-east of Sicily, a little group of Physics Master and PhD students joined the Young Mind Project starting a chapter with the aim of fostering scientific discussions and the spread of knowledge.

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MCDA and EPS Young Minds section in Morocco – converting Kerosene lamps

By Ahmed Ouarab. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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During the first week of April 2017, the associations MCDA, Migrations Co-developpement Alsace (1) and Liter of light France (2), in close cooperation with the new EPS Young Minds Beni-Mellal section, replaced Kerosene lamps by solar lamp kits in families using this fossil energy lighting.

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EPS Special Activity Fund – first call for projects open

By David Lee. Published on 25 April 2017 in:
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The EPS Council decided to establish the EPS Special Activity Fund in 2016.The dual purpose of this fund was to allow donors to contribute to a fund to finance projects that go beyond the standard EPS activity, and to allow organisers to apply to the fund for EPS financing.

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IONS conferences

By e-EPS. Published on 21 March 2017 in:
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The large-scale networking conferences of the International OSA Network of Students (IONS®) are “organized by students, for students”. The 2017 European meeting will be hosted for the first time by the Romanian OSA and SPIE Student Chapters as well as the European Physical Society (EPS) Young Minds Section of the National Institute for Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics (INFLPR), and co-hosted by the Ukrainian OSA Student Chapter of the Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics in Balvanyos (RO) from 25-28 July 2017. 

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EPS Young Minds Take IBM’s Qubits for a Spin

By Christopher Sciacca. Published on 24 January 2017 in:
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This past May, IBM Research announced the Quantum Experience, an experimental cloud-enabled quantum computing platform. The technology essentially made 35 years of IBM’s quantum computing research available to students, researchers and general science enthusiasts, at the click of a button.

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Welcome to the new Young Minds Action Committee members – 15th YMAC meeting

By Roberta Caruso. Published on 24 January 2017 in:
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The 15th Young Minds Action Committee meeting took place in London on October 28th.  It was a short but intense meeting, resulting in some big news we are eager to share with you.

First of all, we would like to welcome three new Action Committee members, as well as thank the members who are going to leave us.  

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Editorial – Why we should keep young minds forever!

By Eva Salvador Balaguer. Published on 15 December 2016 in:
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My name is Eva and I have been the chair of the European Physical Society (EPS) Young Minds (YM) project since last July. In 2010 I finished a degree in Computer Engineering and 3 years later I joined the Optics and Photonics Research Group of Castellón in Spain (GROC). Now I am doing my PhD at the University Jaume I in Castellón, and sometimes I wonder how a computer engineer can be the chair of a Committee engaging physics students in outreach. Here is a possible answer.

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Activities of the Prague EPS Young Minds section

By Lukas Kramarik. Published on 24 November 2016 in:
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The Prague (CZ) EPS Young Minds (YM) section was established in April 2015, and since then its members have organised 22 social and scientific events for university and high school students. These events took place mainly at the Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague, where the section is based.

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Editorial – The recipe of communication in science

By Araceli Venegas Gómez. Published on 20 October 2016 in:
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My name is Araceli, and presently I am doing my PhD at the University of Strathclyde under the supervision of Andrew Daley.

Throughout my childhood the process of learning science relied basically on educators together with books. Nowadays, the access to all kind of videos and online courses is only a stone’s throw away, thanks to new technologies. The means used to teach and communicate science have changed over the years. Nevertheless, the general way to connect with people remains basically unaltered.

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Antigone Marino: fostering the creativity of the young minds

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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Antigone Marino is a researcher in physics, at the Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems of the Italian National Research Council. She received her doctorate in 2004, at the University of Naples, in Italy. She studies soft matter optics applied to telecommunication, with a special interest in liquid crystal technologies.

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5th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting: news and impressions

By Roberta Caruso. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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The 5th Young Minds Leadership Meeting (15-16 July 2016) and the 13th Young Minds Action Committee Meeting (14 July 2016) took place in Budapest, hosted by ELTE – the Eotvos Lorand University. It was a three-day marathon, full of exciting events, talks, bright ideas and important news.

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EPS Young Minds and the IONS Naples 2016 meeting

By Daniele Cozzolino, Lorenzo Colaizzi. Published on 28 July 2016 in:
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The Naples Young Minds (YM) EPS section hosted the IONS 2016 meeting, held in Naples from 6th to 8th July 2016. IONS the International OSA Network of Students, was started in 2007 by the Optical Society (OSA). The network is open to all young scientists working in the fields of optics and photonic.

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