Rocío Borrego Varillas: doing what you really like helps coping with difficulties

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 24 January 2017 in:
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Rocío Borrego Varillas is a young postdoctoral researcher in Physics, who after graduating from the University of Salamanca in Spain, obtained a Marie-Curie fellowship. She is at present Research Fellow at the Politecnico of Milano where she works in the field of ultrafast spectroscopy in the UV range.

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Croatian Physical Society summer school for young physicists

By Nikola Poljak. Published on 20 October 2016 in:
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This year, the 31th summer school for young physicists was held from 20-26 June 2016 in Veli Losinj, Croatia. The school was attended by 31 students who were all competitors in state and international physics competitions, tournaments and Olympiads.

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Portrait of Barbara Capone: when dreams come true

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 23 August 2016 in:
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Barbara Capone is at present an APART (Austrian Programme for Advanced Research and Technology) Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, at the Physics Department of the Vienna University. She is a young theoretical soft matter physicist, working on developing coarse graining models for soft matter systems to allow the design and simulation of novel materials in the nanoscale.  Her work focuses primarily, but not only, on polymer science.

Below is an interview between Barbara [BC] and Lucia Di Ciaccio [LDC], Chair of the Equal Opportunity Committee of EPS.

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