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Trans-Atlantic Partnership for Enhancing Scientific Careers in Developing Countries: Call for applications

ATAP: The call for applications is open

The Joint APS-ICTP-EPS Travel Award Fellowship Programme (ATAP) is open to currently active early career physicists (within 10 years of their PhD), with good scientific track records, who are  nationals of developing countries and who are currently studying or working in the same or another developing country. 

Deadline for applications: 31st March 2023.

EPS PPD Hannes Alfvén Prize 2023

EPS PPD Hannes Alfvén Prize 2023

The 2023 EPS Hannes Alfvén Prize has been jointly awarded to:
- Pisin Chen
- James Benjamin Rosenzweig

- Chandrashekhar Janardan Joshi
for proposing, demonstrating, and conducting impressive ground-breaking experiments on plasma wakefield accelerators driven by particle beams.

Manifesto for Early Career Researchers

Manifesto for Early Career Researchers

Handover event - 10th January 2023

ISE (Initiative for Science in Europe) speaks out loud!

Together with Ciência Viva, ISE launched in September 2022 a Manifesto to garner broad and robust support from key stakeholders as well as individual researchers and other supporters for early career researchers.

150 years of the French Physical Society: ready for the next century!

150 years of the French Physical Society: Ready for new challenges

The beginning of 2023 was marked by the launch of the ceremony for the 150th anniversary of the French Physical Society (SFP).

The event took place on 16th January in the prestigious Grand Amphithéâtre de la Sorbonne, located in the heart of Paris.

16th Persian Young Physicists' Tournament

AYIMI and ADIB held the 16th Persian Young Physicists' Tournament on 26th and 27th January 2023 and 3rd February 2023.

AYIMI is an EPS Associate Member.

Greetings e-EPS readers!

EDP Sciences is very pleased to join you once again in this issue of the EPS newsletter and hopes that the promise of warmer weather is putting a ‘spring in your step’. In their news this month…

EDP Sciences is an EPS Associate Member.

Art installation: Temple of the Tokamak

In Danish Hedeland, an artist was inspired by fusion’s spirit of collaboration. 

Read more news from EUROfusion here.

EUROfusion is an EPS Associate Member.


Early Career Scientist Prize in AMO Physics 2023: Open call

Nominations are sought for the Early Career Scientist Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical (AMO) Physics 2023, which will be awarded by the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics through its Commission AMO Physics C15.

Dealine for nominations 31st March 2023.

ERC awards €657m in grants to researchers across Europe

321 researchers have won 2022 European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grants.

The funding - worth in total €657M – is part of the EU’s Horizon Europe programme.

It will help excellent scientists to pursue their most promising ideas.

GSI in one of the 10 breakthroughs of 2022

Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, the world's leading oncology journal, dedicates its cover story to the FLASH method in which GSI has a leading role: Investigating new weapons in the fight against cancer.

GSI is an EPS Associate Member.

International Day of Light 2023

It's never too early to start planning!

The International Day of Light will take place on 16 May 2023. Please make use of the Quick Guide for event organisation which includes many useful tips and pointers, and check out the Resources page on the website for more ideas.


The abstract submission  and the registration for EGAS 54 are now open on the conference homepage.

The 34th IUPAP Conference on Computational Physics will be in Kobe, Japan, on 4th-8th August 2023, in a fully hybrid way.

EPS Activities
The EPS works to support its members. Click here for the list of the activities of the EPS Executive Committee and the EPS Staff in 2023.

EPN 54-1

EPN 54-1

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