IYL 2015 Best Practice Exchange Event

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 22 October 2015 in:
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On 9 October 2015 the German Physical Society [DPG] organized a meeting between National Node representatives of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 [IYL 2015] at the Magnus Haus in Berlin, Germany. The focus of the meeting was to exchange best practices examples of IYL 2015 activities and events, resulting sustainable development and possible further cooperative actions for the future.

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International Year of Light news

By Jorge Rivero González, Heather Caton. Published on 19 December 2014 in:
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The IYL 2015 Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015. will take place at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, on 19-20 January 2015. It will introduce all the key themes of the year, and will aim to inspire activities and events worldwide for the following 12 months. After high-level opening addresses by international political leaders and diplomats, a series of keynote lectures by Nobel Laureates, symposia and round-tables will cover areas of basic science, innovative lighting solutions for society, light pollution, emerging trends in photonics, …

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International Year of Light News

By e-EPS, Pasi Vahimaa. Published on 25 September 2014 in:
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IALD as Patron Sponsor
The IYL2015 consortium is delighted to welcome into its partnership the International Association of Lighting Designers [IALD] as a Patron sponsor …
Finland: It takes darkness to make light visible
Finland is a small country with a population of about 5 million people. The people working in photonics, both researchers in universities and in photonics companies form a small close knit community …

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ESA celebrated 50 years at ESOC

By e-EPS. Published on 25 September 2014 in:
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On 28 August 2014, the European Space Agency [ESA] celebrated 50 years of European cooperation in space. Jean-Jacques Dordain, the ESA’s Director General, invited dignitaries, former astronauts, and colleagues past and present, the workforce at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany [ESOC] gathered to share the success story of the ESA.
In 1964, the Conventions of ELDO (launchers) and ESRO (science and later applications) entered into force. A decade later, a single European Space Agency was established, taking over from these two organisations.

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ESAS Summer School

By Antigone Marino. Published on 21 August 2013 in:
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The European Society for Applied Superconductivity [ESAS] Summer School on “New Trends with Superconducting Detectors” will be held in Genoa from 9-13 September 2013. The school has been organised in co-operation with the Institute SPIN of the Italian National Council of Research [CNR], the University of Genoa, the University of Naples Federico II and the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics, under the patronage of the EPS.

The school aims to provide an up to date scientific and technological review of superconductivity applied to…

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10 Years of the SEENET-MTP

By Goran Djordjevic. Published on 25 June 2013 in:
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Under the the aegis and with the suppport of the European Physical Society [EPS], the Kick-off Meeting of the EPS Committee of European Integration [EPS-CEI] and the Balkan Workshop BW2013 – Beyond Standard Models in Cosmology and Particle Physics, the central meeting of the Southeastern European Network in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics [SEENET-MTP] in 2013, were held in Vrnjačka Banja, Serbia, from 25-29 April 2013. In total 78 participants from 25 countries came for the events. Around 30 invited scientific talks, 15 panel presentations and several posters were…

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Primordial QCD Matter in the LHC Era

By Ian Randall. Published on 28 June 2012 in:
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The “Primordial QCD Matter in the LHC Era: implications of QCD results in the early universe” conference is being held in Cairo, Egypt on 10-14 February 2013.

The event – the second in this series – aims to bring together cosmologists and particle physicists to discussion QCD matter in the light of recent discoveries from the Large Hadron Collider [LHC].

Topics under discussion at the event will include: astrophysical observations and ultra-high energy cosmic rays…

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