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6th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting

By Araceli Venegas Gomez. Published on 19 June 2017 in:
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The University of Naples Federico II (UNINA) hosted the 6th Young Minds Leadership Meeting (12-13 May 2017) and the 15th Young Minds Action Committee Meeting (11 May 2017).
The meeting was organised by the Physics and Optics Naples Young Students (PONYS), the local European Physical Society (EPS) section, and the Young Minds Action Committee, and was supported by EPS, the Physics Department of Naples University Federico II, the Italian Physical Society (SIF), the local section of the National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN Napoli), and the Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems of the National Research Council (CNR-ISASI).

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DPG President Rolf-Dieter Heuer chairs the council of the new SESAME Accelerator Centre in the Middle East

By Gerhard Samulat. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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On 16 May 2017 the ultra-modern accelerator centre opened in the presence of King Abdullah II of Jordan. A scholarship program of the German Physical Society enables young scientists to carry out research there.

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Joint EPS-SIF International School on Energy 2017

By SIF. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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The primary goal of the School will be to present all physics fields with relevance to the technologies of energy production, conversion, transmission and savings, thus addressing today’s most relevant energy issues. The potential of the various technologies will be presented and the need for more research and development to fully unfold them will be indicated. For this purpose, basic lectures and topical seminars will be presented by specialists in their field.

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EPS Executive Committee and Staff activities February 2017

By e-EPS. Published on 21 March 2017 in:
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The EPS works to support its members. Find below the list of activities of the EPS Executive Committee and staff last month:

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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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Creation of an Expert Group on Altmetrics and Contribution of the EPS

By Quang Tran. Published on 28 July 2016 in:
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DG Research and Innovation has established an Expert Group on Altmetrics which will conduct its work over the whole of 2016.

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The EPS honoured to be represented at the Open Science Policy Platform

By e-EPS. Published on 23 June 2016 in:
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In 2015, the European Commission recognised that a dialogue was needed among relevant stakeholders to support the development of Open Science for the benefits of the European research system. To tackle this issue, the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation set-up the Open Science Policy Platform [OSPP]. 

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Joint IOP-EPS scientific session at ESOF 2016

By e-EPS. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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ESOF 2016, the seventh pan-European conference dedicated to scientific research and innovation, will take place from 23-27 July 2016 in Manchester, UK.

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Season’s Greetings from the European Physical Society

By David Lee. Published on 15 December 2015 in:
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Gentle Reader of e-EPS,
The European Physical Society would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your interest and support throughout 2015. Everything the EPS does depends on the active involvement of its members and volunteers. And you should be proud of your accomplishments, in particular the International Year of Light. We hope that you spend a peaceful and restful holiday season, to prepare for 2016, and its challenges. We look forward to regularly providing you with content of interest to and about the physics community in Europe.

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EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016: Call for nominations

By David Lee, Luisa Cifarelli. Published on 22 October 2015 in:
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Nominations are now open for the Edison Volta Prize of the European Physical Society [EPS]. The award – intended to promote excellence in research – will be given in recognition of outstanding research and…

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Physical expertise for Europe

By DPG. Published on 25 June 2015 in:
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The Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (German Physical Society, DPG) welcomes European Commission’s plans to set up a scientific advisory board.
Bad Honnef, 27 May 2015 – As surprising the dismissal of the Chief Science Adviser, Anne Glover, was for many, this decision now opens the opportunity to provide scientific advice to the European Commission on a new and broader basis. Therefore, the German Physical Society welcomes the aim of the EU Commission to establish an advisory board of at least seven scientific experts.

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Editorial – Reflections on a fantastic year for EPS

By John Dudley. Published on 19 December 2014 in:
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Sometimes we are so busy working on tasks at hand that we forget to look backwards to see how much we have achieved. In a sense, this is exactly the way it should be, because looking forward keeps us focused on moving in new directions! But in this last editorial of 2014, it’s perhaps the right time to go through exactly what EPS has achieved concretely over the last 12 months.
Council in 2014 was held in April at the beautiful location of the ICTP in Trieste. Council saw the election of Christophe Rossel who will take over as EPS President from April 2015. Christophe has worked closely with David and I since …

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