April 2016 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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Editorial – The Roadmap 2016 of the European Strategic Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI)

From the launch event on September 25th 2014 in Trieste (IT) to the presentation of the Roadmap 2016 on March 1oth in Amsterdam (NL), ESFRI has carried out an important refinement of its method and has produced a new strategy document identifying new projects and consolidated landmarks as well ...

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The Old Cabinet of Physics of the University of Coimbra distinguished as EPS Historic Site

On 11 March 2016, the European Physical Society [EPS] and the Portuguese Physical Society [SPF], honoured the “Cabinet of Physics of the University of Coimbra”, in the building of the oldest Jesuit college in the world (founded in 1542) donated by the Marquis of Pombal to the University of Coimbra.

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EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016 to Michel Orrit

The European Physical Society [EPS], the Centro di Cultura Scientifica Alessandro Volta and Edison S.p.A. are delighted to announce the award of the 2016 EPS Edison Volta Prize for outstanding contributions to physics to

Michel Orrit,

from the Leiden University, ...

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EPS distinctions 2016

EPS Members can recognise individuals whose achievements in physics, whether in research, industry or education and/or through commitment to the SOCIETY and award them the distinction of a Fellow on the European Physical Society. In 2016, EPS Council welcomed the following individuals as EPS Fellows:
Luc Bergé French Commission for Atomic Energy, CEA, ...

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Report on the EPS Council 2016

Over 80 participants attended the EPS Council meeting which was held on the campus of the Université de Haute-Alsace, in Mulhouse (FR). EPS Council is the opportunity for the EPS Divisions and Groups, Member Societies and Action Committees to meet, and share information on the development of the EPS.

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Five years of synchrotron light in ALBA

On 16 March 2011 at 15:45 a group of scientists and technicians of the ALBA Synchrotron were toasting with cava. Eight years after the project’s approval, it was possible to produce and see synchrotron light in the ...

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Optics in Aquitaine

Aquitaine, a sunny paradise in the South West of France, is well-known for its splendid landscapes surrounding the Arcachon Bay, its rich history including early contributions to building Europe through Aliénor and Henry II of England, and its exceptional wines unrivaled worldwide.

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Particles are back in the LHC

On Friday, the LHC opened its doors to allow particles to travel around the ring for the first time since the year-end technical stop (YETS) began in December 2015. At 10:30 a.m., a first bunch was circulating and by midday the beam was circulating in both directions. Progress over the weekend …

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Week of Science and Technology at the University of Aveiro

The University of Aveiro, in Portugal, organised the “Week of Science and Technology” for the 16th year. It took place last year, from the 23rd to the 27th ...

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First component delivered for FAIR’s ring accelerator

Delivery of components commences for the centre-piece of the future FAIR facility in Darmstadt, the 1,100-meter-long ring accelerator. The components are being ...

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Jörg Blaurock appointed new Technical Managing Director of FAIR and GSI

As of 1 February 2016, Jörg Blaurock became the first joint Technical Managing Director of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für ...

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Important step in understanding of light scattering

A team of researchers from the University of Twente and from Philips in the Netherlands has succeeded in taking an important step in ...

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EPS Executive & Staff activity for March 2016

The EPS works to support its members. Click here for the list of the activities of EPS Executive Committee and staff for the last month…

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