The 72nd board of the Nuclear Physics Division (NPD) of the European Physical Society (EPS) was held on 27-29 September 2016 at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR, Dubna, RU).
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.
The triennial meeting of the Physical Society of Hungary named after Roland Eötvös took place in August 2016 at the town of Szeged.
Following on from successful conferences held since 2006, the European Physical Society and CLEO®/Europe-EQEC in collaboration with the Chairs of ECOC 2016 are delighted to announce the organisation of a special CLEO Focus Meeting on Fundamental Photonics for Future Telecommunications, to be held as part of ECOC 2016 from 18-22 September 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
The EPS Executive Committee met in Athens, Greece on 22-23 January 2016. The meeting was hosted by S. Sotiriou, who is the head of the physics department at the Ellino Germaniki school in Athens. This school is a leader in inquiry based science education. The Executive Committee discussed, among other affairs, the preparation of the EPS Council meeting 2016, the creation of a new EPS Advisory Board for Science Policy and the review of the EPS Strategy. A short summary of the meeting is available for EPS members here.
EPS President has expressed his great appreciation for the new guest house of the Physics Centre in Bad Honnef, Germany, as a forum for international meetings and views it as a characteristic example that physics and research in general brings people together no matter what their nationality, colour, sex or religion.
The 13th SESAME users’ meeting will take place in Amman on November 25 and 26, 2015. It will include:
1. updates on the project,
2. invited speakers on selected topics related to SESAME scientific plans
On 29-30 May 2015, the Institute of Photonic Sciences [ICFO] in Barcelona hosted the 4th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting. This meeting brings together the members of the Young Minds (YM) programme of the European Physical Society [EPS]. Started in 2010, it encourages young physicists to collaborate, developing scientific, networking and outreach activities. 22 YM Sections took part in the event, representing 12 countries: Portugal, Lithuania, Italy, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, Germany, Ukraine, Spain, France, Hungary, Denmark and Poland.
The meeting “Magnetic Resonance and Muons – A Complementary View of Materials” will take place on 15 December 2014 at the Institute of Physics [IOP], 28 Portland Place, London, UK….
The 19th National Conference on Physics and 24th Iberian Meeting for Teaching Physics – jointly named “FISICA 2014” – was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from 2-4 September 2014. This biennial meeting is organized by the Portuguese Physical Society [SPF] and attracts physicists, teachers and students from all over the country and from neighbouring Spain. The total number of participants was 250.
This year’s event was hosted and co-sponsored by the Instituto Superior Técnico, the science and engineering faculty of the University of Lisbon. The local organizing committee enlisted the assistance of a team of twenty physics…
The IOP run a Topical Research Meeting once a year and the 2014 event will be held in Nottingham, UK, from 16 to 18 December.
This meeting will cover all aspects of hybrid quantum systems involving atoms, light and matter. It will link theory to experiment, ranging from fundamental physics to the development of new quantum device concepts and technologies. The invited speakers are leading researchers in hybrid quantum systems.
The Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East [SESAME] is a “third-generation” synchrotron light source being constructed in Jordan. SESAME, the Middle East’s first major international research centre, is a cooperative venture by scientists and governments of the region. It is being developed under the auspices of UNESCO.
At the Council meeting of 12-13 November 2012, SESAME Council Members, and scientific and technical staff…