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The object of the Nuclear Physics Division (NPD) is to assist the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in nuclear physics.

We define nuclear physics as the study of nuclei, their structure, disintegration, interactions and other properties, including the constituent parts of the nucleus and their interactions with one another and with nuclei and with the atomic environment.

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Some of the divisional activities are the recognition of outstanding achievements by giving a number of prestigious prizes and awards, organisation and approval of conferences, publication of topical papers, and furthering the exchange of scientists and students.

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Call for nomination for the IBA-Europhysics Prize 2020 - The deadline is March 15, 2020.

Call for nomination for the Lise Meitner Prize 2020 - The deadline is Jan. 31, 2020.

Prague will host the first Applied Nuclear Physics Conference on September 13-19, 2020 (NEW DATE ! )

April 2019 - Mini-workshop and a laboratory visit in Jyväskylä

Call for bids to host the European Nuclear Physics Conference in 2021 (EuNPC 2021)

Call for bids to host the Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics Conference in 2021 (NPA 2021)

Call for bids to host the Applied Nuclear Physics Conference in 2020 (ANP 2020)

EuNPC 2018: Over 200 physicsts met in Bologna to discuss nuclear physics from MeV to TeV

2018 NPD prizes awarded at EuNPC

2017 IBA-Europhysics Prize Winner

May 2018 - Mini-workshop on Nuclear Physics Research in Turkey at the Istanbul University

October 2017 - Mini-workshop at the IFIN-HH and ELI-NP in Bucharest-Magurele

June 2017 - Mini-workshop at the Nuclear Physics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences


Report on Nuclear Physics for Cultural Heritage

In 2016, the NPD produced a report on Nuclear Physics for Cultural Heritage. Download the report from the publisher: PDF.

Latest Prize Winners

The Nuclear Physics Division recognises outstanding achievements with three prestigious awards. The latest prize winners are shown below.

Winners of the 2018 Lise Meitner Prize


Winner of the IBA-Europhysics Prize 2017

Winners of the PhD Prize 2018

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