September 2014 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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Editorial – Getting girls into Physics – are we saying the wrong things?

We are all keen to engage more girls in physics. And, certainly in the UK, there have been initiatives and large amounts of money thrown at this problem for the past 30 years. Yet the percentage of girls ...

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Condensed Matter in Paris 2014

From 24 to 29 August 2014, physicists from all areas of the condensed matter community met at the Pharmacy Faculty of Paris Descartes University, in the very heart of the French capital, for the 25th conference of the EPS Condensed Matter Division [EPS CMD], CMD25. On this occasion, CMD25 was organized jointly with the French Physical Society SFP’s 14th "Journées de la Matière Condensée"...

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Towards a European pension fund for researchers

The Swiss Contact Office for Research, Innovation and Education [Swiss Core] has recently published an update on one of the ongoing hot topics in European Research. e-EPS is reprinting the article with their...

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Future of Physics publishing

In Paris, during the last week of August 2014, the largest European meeting of the community of solid state physicists to place. This meeting was co-organised by the EPS’ Condensed Matter Division [EPS CMD] and the Condensed Matter Division of the French Physical Society [SFP]...

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International Year of Light News

IALD as Patron Sponsor
The IYL2015 consortium is delighted to welcome into its partnership the …

Finland: It takes darkness to make light visible
Finland is a small country with a population of about 5 million people. The people working...

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ESA celebrated 50 years at ESOC

On 28 August 2014, the European Space Agency [ESA] celebrated 50 years of European cooperation in space. Jean-Jacques Dordain, the ESA’s Director General, invited dignitaries, former astronauts, and colleagues past and present, the workforce at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt ...

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Following in Eratosthenes’ footsteps

The Eratosthenes Experiment, organized by Ellinogermaniki Agogi’s [EA] Research and Development Department, on Friday 21 March 2014, in Athens Greece, on the occasion of the previous day’s equinox, received an overwhelming response, as 350…

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EPWS: European Inventor Award – 2015 nominations

The European Inventor Award is presented annually by the European Patent Office to inventors who have made a significant contribution to innovation, economy and society in Europe. Inventions from all technological fields are considered …

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Cedric Linder wins the 2014 ICPE Medal for Physics Education

The International Commission on Physics Education [ICPE] is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2014 ICPE Medal ...

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Playing with Light

Are you an Inspiring Science Teacher? Would you like to share some of your most inspiring teaching moments? If the answer is yes – then take part in the Inspiring Science Education [ISE] Competition 2014–2015 for a chance to visit London and some of its really exciting science museums and exhibitions...

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African School of Fundamental Physics and Applications 2014

The third biennial African School of fundamental physics (ASP) and applications took place in Dakar Senegal from 3 to 23 2014. The school explores theoretical, experimental...

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ESO: a view of merging galaxies in distant Universe

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array [ALMA], and many other ...

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ESA and the EU sign a contract with Arianespace

On 20 August, the European Space Agency [ESA], acting on behalf of the European Commission, and Arianespace convened at the Guiana ...

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Executive and Staff activity for August 2014

The EPS works to support its members. Find below the list of activities of the EPS Executive Committee and the staff for August 2014...

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CERN’s 60th anniversary

On 29 September 1954, the CERN Convention entered into force, officially establishing the European Organization for Nuclear Research with 12 European member states...

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The 4th European Energy Conference [E2C] will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany, from 20-22 May 2015. It will be held under the auspices of the ENERGY, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY – International Conference and Exhibition...

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