The March for Science in France: a great success

By Luc Bergé. Published on 22 May 2017 in:
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The day before the first round of the presidential election in France was also the day of the ‘March for Science’. One might have feared a massive abstention for this last event. This was not the case.

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CMD 25 – JMC 14

By Bénédicte Huchet. Published on 21 August 2013 in:
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The Condensed Matter in Paris meeting [CMD 25] will be held in the French capital from 24-29 August 2014. The meeting is jointly organised with the 14th Journées de la Matière Condensée [JMC 14] of the French Physical Society [SFP].

Condensed Matter in Paris will comprise six plenary invited lectures and 15 semi-plenary invited lectures. Bernard Gil (Montpellier, France), Detlef Lohse (Twente, the Netherlands), Felix von Oppen (Berlin, Germany), and…

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Morning on Open Access Gold model

By Martina Knoop. Published on 15 February 2012 in:
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A half-day session on the Open Access Gold model was organised on 19 January this year, at the Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris. The meeting, an initiative of the French Physical Society [SFP], was the first step in launching a discussion on the changing business models of French physics publications.

The event opened with an introduction to an innovative business model, SCOAP3, by CERN’s Jens Vigen; this was followed by a presentation on the current situation at the European Commission [EC], by the EC Open Access Policy…

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