Second European Energy Conference

By Ian Randall. Published on 16 March 2012 in:
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The Second European Energy Conference [E2C] is being held at the Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre, in the Netherlands, on 17-20 April this year. The event, part of a bi-annual series, will act as a forum for the discussion and definition of the role of energy science and research in the future European energy system.

The conference programme will consist of morning plenary lectures, covering overarching subjects of energy and associated climate research, with afternoon symposiums focusing on the essential key fields in the development…

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Dutch Physical Society hosts Physics and Politics discussion

By Els de Wolf. Published on 15 February 2012 in:
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A discussion session on ‘Physics and Politics’ – with a focus on the importance of physics to the European economy – was organised by the Dutch Physical Society [NNV] earlier this year. This event was part of the annual Physics@FOM conference, held in Veldhoven, the Netherlands, on 17-18 January.

The opinion of physicists is often publically sought in relation to events in which the application of physics is at stake; for example, in regards to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. On a different level, funding organisations actively…

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