International Year of Light News

By Cyril Deicha, John Dudley. Published on 26 May 2014 in:
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Philatelic IYL 2015 in Liechtenstein
The yellow IYL 2015-stamp with a facial value of 0.55 CHF and the motto “Preparing the International Year of Light-Technologies, Physical section, Scientific Society of Liechtenstein” is the first IYL 2015 commemorative stamp…
Tell us about your events for the global IYL2015 calendar!
The global IYL2015 website will be live in a month or so, but meanwhile the landing page at has appeared. The site will be progressively filled with content covering all aspects of the planned activities and events…

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January 2012 EPS Executive Committee Meeting

By Martina Knoop. Published on 15 February 2012 in:
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The European Physical Society [EPS] Executive Committee met at the EPS headquarters, in Mulhouse, on 27-28 January 2012. One of the central tasks of this meeting was to make preparations for the upcoming EPS council, and the preceding Forum Physics and Society, which are scheduled to be held at CERN at the end of March this year.

As the first meeting of the new year, the 2011 accounts were discussed, and a budget for 2012 was drawn up. In addition, the committee will prepare a brief statement on the study “Physics and the EU economy”, to be presented…

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Editorial: Lights, Camera, Action!

By David Lee. Published on 20 January 2012 in:
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Dear Readers,

Since its creation, the European Physical Society [EPS] and its members have been at the forefront of physics research and international collaboration. Our reputation is built, first and foremost, on our credibility as physicists. While many EPS initiatives have spurred European, and international, activities and policy initiatives (such as WYP2005, EPL and EMSPS, to cite some examples) the EPS has remained an actor behind the scenes…

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European Physical Society unveils new website design

By David Lee. Published on 20 January 2012 in:
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The European Physical Society website has undergone a major facelift. Following many suggestions for improvements, a new design has been implemented, with better navigation, a crisp new layout and more information on society activities.

Individual Members will benefit from a new feature, allowing them to indicate their research fields, and upload CVs and publication lists.

The new website will foster the exchange of information among Individual Members, divisions and groups.

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