The Dutch Journal of Physics released a special issue on light

By Jan van Ruitenbeek. Published on 25 February 2016 in:
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With the Dutch Journal of Physics the NNV aim to reach out to the community of physicists with an interest in developments in physics research, industry and education in the Netherlands, but whose knowledge of Dutch is not sufficient for comfortably reading the printed journal. In 2016, the NNV decided to start publishing an English version of the Society’s Journal four times a year under the name Dutch Journal of Physics (DJoP).

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International Year of Light news

By Jorge Rivero González. Published on 23 November 2015 in:
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“Highlights of Physics” event in Germany

Call for entries for IYL 2015 Film Festival

IYL 2015 celebrations in Franche-Comté, France, and IYL 2015 activities in Hungary

LIGHT2015 Project Updates

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Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Light

By e-EPS. Published on 19 December 2014 in:
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The Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Light will take place from 19-20 January 2015 in Paris, France. Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

This first day will start with a high-level session and will include welcome addresses by UN and UNESCO representatives and Member States, as well as other dignitaries. The session will also see representatives from the International Year of Light Steering Committee provide a brief overview of the objectives and themes of the year, the anniversaries …

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Editorial – The Future of Light – in our hands!

By John Dudley. Published on 24 October 2014 in:
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I had the great privilege to be asked to attend the 50th Anniversary of the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste which was held over 5-9 October 2014. This was a wonderful experience for many reasons.
Of course, ICTP is well-known as a world hub of theoretical physics and a leading center, but I had an especially personal reason to feel honoured with this invitation. As a PhD student in 1991, I attended an ICTP Winter College on Ultrafast Phenomena, and seeing at first hand the commitment of leading international scientists to leave their well-equipped labs for a few weeks and commit their time to training students from all corners of the world made a…

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A major step towards the International Year of Light

By John Dudley. Published on 26 October 2012 in:
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Tremendous support was obtained at UNESCO for International Year of Light proposal from EPS and 40 other partners. More than 30 UNESCO member states supported the resolution placed on the agenda by Ghana, Mexico, New Zealand and Russia.

Read the full press release on the EPS website.

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