July 2015 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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Editorial – Advising on Science

One essential question today is how much responsibility must scientists take in advising politicians on science policy issues and other society challenges.

In an article that appeared in EPN45/3 in 2014, entitled ‘Climate change can we afford to wait longer?‘ I expressed my personal view on the need to communicate on important and timely environmental issues. This was an easy process…

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EPS Historic Site: Institut für Radiumforschung Wien

The Institut Radiumforschung (Institute for Radium Research of the Austrian Academy of Sciences), in Vienna is the first Historic Site of the European Physical Society in Austria. In a ceremony on 28 May 2015, a commemorative plaque was unveiled by Luisa Ciferelli, Chair of the EPS Historic Site Committee and former President of EPS, and Anton Zeilinger, the President of the Austrian Academy ...

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Spring 2015 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

It is a great pleasure to announce that the Spring 2015 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics goes to Prof. Anna Fontcuberta i Morral...

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International Year of Light news

International Year of Light at IEEE AFRICON 2015 Conference in Ethiopia

LIGHT2015 – Careers in Photonics Video

FIAT LUX Conference: Let There Be Light

Magic Optics

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LIGHT2015 Project at CLEO®/Europe - EQEC 2015

The LIGHT2015 Project – coordinated by the EPS – was present at the LASER World of PHOTONICS Congress and Trade Fair 2015 that was held in Munich from 21 to 25 June supporting a high-profile ...

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An incredible week of light!

From the 21st to the 25th of June 2015, the International Congress Center of Munich, Germany, welcomed the European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO®/Europe) and the European Quantum Electronics Conference (EQEC).

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EPS Energy Group Position paper

The European Physical Society (EPS) publishes its Position Paper “European Energy Policy and Global Reduction of CO2 emissions: Towards an effective sustainable electricity production in Europe”.

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Retain Hungary in the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility!

Hungary has been member of Europe’s most powerful synchrotron light source, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble (ESRF ...

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CSIC Golden Medal awarded to Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

On 11 June 2015, Dame Jocelyn Bell was awarded the Golden Medal of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) for her fundamental role in the discovery of pulsars.

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The power of physics: physics as myth-buster

The Young Minds Valladolid section is included in the non-profit association Physics League which has engaged in several outreach activities in 2015. One of them is a show to demystify some of the most common beliefs of pseudo-science called “The power of physics”. In this show some ...

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Winners announced in Learning with Light Competition 2015

The winners of the Inspiring Science Education [ISE] Competition entitled Learning with Light were announced this afternoon at the Awards Ceremony of the Science on Stage 2015 Festival in London.

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Recommendations for evaluation of experimental particle physicists

The European Committee for Future Accelerators [ECFA] and the High Energy and Particle ...

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EPS Executive and Staff activity for June 2015

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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