October 2023 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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The Mansion of Misa Anastasijevic named as an EPS Historic Site

As a part of the celebration of its 215th anniversary, the University of Belgrade placed a commemorative plaque on the Mansion of Misa Anastasijevic, which has been named as a “Historic Site” by the EPS.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2023 announced!

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2023 to
- Pierre Agostini
- Ferenc Krausz
Anne L’Huillier
"for experimental methods that generate attosecond pulses of light for the study of electron dynamics in matter"

Anne L'Huillier laureate of EPS awards

The European Physical Society is proud of its awards and distinctions given to Anne L'Huillier:

- laureate of the EPS Emmy Noether Distinction in 2014

- winner of the 2019 EPS Quantum Electronics Prizes "Fundamental Aspects"

- appeared in the "calendar of inspiring physicists" in 2020

Ferenc Krausz laureate of an EPS award

The European Physical Society is proud of its award given to Ferenc Krausz:

- laureate of the Vladilen Letokhov Medal in 2019

jointly presented by the European Physical Society and the Russian Academy of Sciences.

EPS Forum 2024: Registration is open!

The registration for the EPS Forum is now open.

Nobel Prize laureates, including Anne L'Huillier, will give talks in a special session. 

Students are especially encouraged to participate in this event, and will have the opportunity to encounter physics-based companies and to learn about the most recent developments in physics.


Launch of the IDSSD 2024-2033

On 25th August 2023, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed an International Decade of Sciences for Sustainable Development 2024 - 2033 (IDSSD). 

Read the editorial of IUPAP newsletter. IUPAP is one of the initiators of the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development 2022 - 2023 (IYBSSD).

EPFL's variable-configuration tokamak is turning 30!

The Swiss Plasma Center of the EPFL celebrated the 30th anniversary of its Tokamak à Configuration Variable (TCV) in September.

The Swiss Plasma Center is an EPS Associate Member.


4th EPS TIG Maker Event for Science

Read about the event organised by the EPS Technology and Innovation Group at CERN's IdeaSquare.

Beamline for Schools 2024

Beamline for Schools 2024 will soon start. Interested teams can preregister to the competition and will have the possibility to follow online events and virtual visits prior to the submission of their proposal.

CERN: Inauguration of the Science Gateway

On 7th October 2023, CERN inaugurated its new state-of-the-art facility for science education and outreach.

PPE Clothing Survey: Is your PPE fit for purpose?

A survey of male and female engineers who wear personal protective equipment (PPE) to assess its suitability and fit.

You can participate in the survey until the end of November 2023.

Successful experiment with FAIR detector

Researchers of the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung and the Technical University in Darmstadt, together with an international team, succeeded in producing and detecting the long-sought oxygen atomic nucleus 28O for the first time.

Gertrud Zwicknagl has been named APS Fellow 2023

Gertrud Zwicknagl, from Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany, and former member of the EPS Executive Committee, has been named as an Fellow of the American Physical Society. Warmest congratulations!

Solarnet 3: Success for the conference "Sun in Science and Society"

The conference “Sun in Science and Society”, organised in the framework of the H2020 SOLARNET Project by the University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy) and the University of Catania (Italy), was held in Venice/Mestre (Italy) at the Museo del 900 M9 from 11th – 15th September 2023.

Read the report by the event's organisers.

Events and dates

CERN International Teacher Programmes 2024
The application process for CERN’s international teacher programmes 2024 opens on 1st November 2023!

The conference will take place from 3rd-6th January 2024 in Seefeld, Austria.

The conference will take place in Vilnius, Lithuania, from 25th-30th August 2024.

Ultrafast Phenomena
The conference will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 14th-19th July 2024.

EPS Activities in 2023
Click here for the list of the activities of the EPS Executive Committee and the EPS Staff.

Two EDP Sciences Journals as EPS Recognised Journals

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