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 8th Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics international conference [NPAVIII] will be held from 18-21 June 2017 at the INFN – Laboratori Nazionali del Sud in Catania, Italy. NPAVIII is supported by the European Physical Society.
A topical review by the Nuclear Physics Division of the European Physical Society, edited by Anna Macková, Douglas MacGregor, Faiçal Azaiez, Johan Nyberg, and Eli Piasetzky.
Nuclear physics applications in medicine and energy are well known and widely reported. Less well known are the many important nuclear and related techniques used for the study, characterization, assessment and preservation of cultural heritage. There has been enormous progress in this field in recent years and the current review aims to provide the public with a popular and accessible account of this work.
The board of the European Physical Society (EPS) Nuclear Physics Division (NPD) calls for nominations for the 2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize sponsored by the IBA company, https://iba-worldwide.com/
The Lise Meitner Prize is awarded biennially by the European Physical Society (EPS) for outstanding work in the fields of experimental, theoretical or applied nuclear science.
The 2016 Prize Laureate is: Prof. Ulf-G. Meißner, Universität Bonn and Forschungszentrum in Jülich, Germany
The Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee [NuPECC] has just started the process for the preparation of a new Long Range Plan (LRP) for nuclear science in Europe. A new European strategy document is indeed needed since the last one dates from 2010 and because these documents are important references for research in the field over a period of 5-7 years.
The Nuclear Physics Division [NPD] of the EPS supports the advancement and the dissemination of knowledge in nuclear physics. In this respect the NPD regularly awards some of Europe’s most prestigious prizes. Among these is the “Lise Meitner Prize”, named after the famous Austrian physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Nominations are now open for the Lise Meitner Prize in 2016. The prize, awarded to one or several experienced scientists, recognises outstanding work in the fields of experimental, theoretical or applied nuclear science. Particular consideration will be given to scientific activities that represent the core of the nuclear science in Europe.
The International Year of the Light 2015 [IYL 2015] is celebrated worldwide with many events and initiatives. The European Physical Society is one of the founding partners of the IYL2015 and the Board of the Nuclear Physics Division of EPS also contributes to this effort with dedicated publications foreseen in journals like Europhysics News and through other actions in different media.
The 2014 Lise Meitner Prize has been jointly awarded to Johanna Stachel (University of Heidelberg), Peter Braun-Munzinger (GSI Darmstadt), Paolo Giubellino (University of Torino) and Jürgen Schukraft (CERN) for “their outstanding contributions to the experimental exploration of the quark-gluon plasma using ultra-relativistic nucleus-nucleus collisions, in particular to the design and construction of ALICE and shaping its physics program and scientific results bringing to light unique and unexpected features of…
The International Conference on Science and Technology for FAIR in Europe 2014 will be held in Worms, Germany, from 13-17 October 2014.
FAIR is an international accelerator facility for the research with antiprotons and ions. It is ready to be built within the coming years near Darmstadt in Hesse, Germany. Further information is available on the FAIR website.
The scientific landscape has evolved in all fields of FAIR physics and it is high time…
The EPS Nuclear Physics Division [NPD] would like to welcome its newly elected Board members, Karlheinz Langanke (GSI and TU Darmstadt – Darmstadt, Germany) and Faiçal Azaiez (Institut de Physique Nucléaire – Orsay, France).
At the same time, the EPS and the NPD would like to thank Héloïse Goutte and Horst Stöcker for their hard work and dedication over the years.
EPS Divisions and Groups are essential to the EPS. They are created by interested and motivated physicists…
The board of the EPS Nuclear Physics Division has announced calls for nominations are now open for the 2013 IBA-Europhysics prize, sponsored by IBA Group. The award will be made to one or several individuals for outstanding contributions to Applied Nuclear Science and Nuclear Methods and Nuclear Researches in Medicine.
The IBA prize was first awarded in 2004. Last year, Elisabetta Boaretto received the prize in recognition of her significant contribution to the development of precise quality controlled radiocarbon dating…