April 2022 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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2022 EPS Plasma PhD Research Awards

The 2022 EPS Plasma Physics PhD Research Awards go to Plamen Ivanov, Alexis Marret, Valeria Perseo and Martina Salvadori. Congratulations!

The EPS Forum 2022

Do you know who's coming to Paris in June? Discover the prestigious speakers invited at the EPS Forum. View the programme of two days of conferences, round-table talks, hands-on sessions, workshops and much more.

EPS statement on the International Physics Olympiad

The Executive Committee of the European Physical Society released a statement about the organisation of the International Physics Olympiad, scheduled to take place in Belarus.

Nanometa 2022

The 8th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials took place from 28th-31st March in Seefeld, Austria, gathering together scientists from all over Europe.

Discover the winners of prizes awarded during the conference.

Gonzalo Muga:
« Science should be an adventure »

Since January 2022, Gonzalo Muga is the Editor-in-Chief of EPL, the journal of physics letters owned by the EPS, EDP Science, SIF and national physical societies.

Joachim Ullrich New President of the German Physical Society

On 1st 2022, Joachim Ullrich started to assume the presidency of the German Physical Society (DPG). He succeeds Lutz Schröter, who was president of the world's largest physics society with around 55,000 members from April 2020 to March 2022.

IDL2022 is approaching!

As the International Day of Light on 16th May approaches, it is wonderful to see enthusiasm developing as enquiries and updates are received from around the world. Event registration is accelerating, and the IDL2022 event calendar is starting to fill up!

Take part!

News from EDP Sciences

Read the latest news from EDP Sciences, an EPS Associate Member and partner of the EPS publications:
- Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) – A&A and Maths
- EPJ Web of Conferences – open access proceedings
- Acta Acustica – audio articles
and much more!

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme

The IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) was launched in 2020 by the IAEA Director General in an effort to increase the number of women in the nuclear field, supporting an inclusive workforce of men and women who contribute to and drive global scientific and technological innovation.

Marseille Declaration on higher education, research and innovation

On 8th March 2022, a conference of the EU ministers for higher education, research and innovation was held in Marseille under the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The aim of the conference was to ensure a coordinated approach regarding international coordination of European policies in these fields.

CERN: LHCb reveals secret of antimatter creation in cosmic collisions

At the Quark Matter conference on 7th April and at the recent Rencontres de Moriond conference, the LHCb collaboration presented an analysis of particle collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) that may help determine whether or not any antimatter seen by experiments in space originates from the dark matter that holds galaxies such as the Milky Way together.

European Commission: Launch of the Gender Equality Strategy Monitoring Portal

On 9th March 2022, the European Commission launched the “Gender Equality Strategy Monitoring Portal”, aimed at supporting the implementation of the Gender Equality Strategy 2020-2025.



Events and dates

Annual Meeting of the Swiss Physical Society (SPS)
The annual meeting will take place from 27th-30th June in Fribourg, Switzerland.

The meeting will take place from 28th August to 2nd September in Hannover, Germany.

EPS Activities
The EPS works to support its members. View the activities of the EPS Executive Committee and the EPS Staff since January 2022.



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