April 2020 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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EPS statement on Prof. M. Ferrari's resignation

The European Physical Society (EPS), as a member of the Initiative for Science in Europe platform (ISE), endorses the ISE statement in relation with the resignation of Prof. Mauro Ferrari as president of the European Research Council.

2020 ESPD Thesis and Early Career Researcher Prizes awarded

The European Solar Physics Division board is delighted to present the 2020 ESPD Prize winners.

Lutz Schroeter new president of the German Physical Society

On Wednesday, 1 April 2020, Lutz Schroeter took over the presidency of the German Physical Society (DPG).

EPS Young Minds: Best video award 2019

In 2019, Young Minds organised the 1st video contest for student chapters. Video was supposed to explain some physical phenomena in an interesting way and popularise science.

ALBA Synchrotron: 10 years at the service of the society and its challenges

On 22nd March 2010, ALBA was inaugurated, becoming one of the most important scientific infrastructures of Spain.

Wendelstein 7-X fusion device at Greifswald to be upgraded

IPP Garching to supply water-cooled vessel cladding / Installation preparations at Greifswald completed.

Belle II yields first results in search for the Z' boson

The Belle II experiment started almost exactly one year ago. The renowned journal Physical Review Letters has now published the initial results of the detector.

A hint at new physics from blazars

Many phenomena that we observe in the Universe do not yet have an explanation, and sometimes in order to look for an explanation it becomes compelling to go beyond the stan- dard theories and explore new physical scenarios.

CERN's task force to contribute to global fight against COVID-19

CERN has established a task force to identify and support contributions from the Organization’s 18 000-strong global community to combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.

ESRF - Covid-19 scientific research

The ESRF is ready to provide access to its facilities for covid-19 related research projects. This exceptional access will be granted with the aim to contribute to the international scientific effort to overcome the covid-19 pandemic.

Anti-coronavirus (COVID-19) face shield - easy to make at low cost

Researchers at Osaka University, in collaboration with a global manufacturer of eyeglass frames, developed an extremely inexpensive anti-coronavirus face shield using a 3D printer and clear plastic file which are widely available.

EPFL launches a series of projects to combat the Coronavirus crisis

EPFL researchers have been working for weeks to help fight the pandemic and mitigate its short- and long-term consequences.

Edinburgh Science Festival

The festival is cancelled but digital resources are available to the audience through its website.

An interview with Peter Higgs

Physics to Blow Your Mind

Science communication: Resources for teachers and educators


Special publications about the COVID-19 crisis

“Making Decisions is not a Scientist’s Job”

Protective Mask Recycling Offers Promise

CNRS Labs: Research Under Lockdown

Crosswords, colourings and more

Online astronomy during COVID-19

CERN - ATLAS Colouring Book

CTA crossword and outreach activities

How to bounce back from your quarantine: five tips from the space

Scientists turn coronavirus into music

JINR online scientific seminars

ESA's Expedition: Home
A one-stop website for kids and parents to do fun space-based activities and keep learning while at home.

Events and important dates

Some conferences may be postponed or cancelled. Check the websites for the latest updates.

How to organize an online conference

9th EPS-QEOD Europhoton Conference
30 August - 4 September 2020, Prague, Czech Republic. Submission deadline 1st June 2020.

EASISchool 3 on Superconductivity & its Applications
28 September - 9 October 2020, Genoa, Italy. Register now.

EDP Sciences open access readings

EDP Sciences opens its journals content from 2018-2020 in response to COVID-19.

Most content is freely available for all to read from now until 30 June 2020.

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