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Women in Physics
JPhys50 – Celebrating women in physics
As part of International Women’s Day 2017, we are delighted to present a selection of papers written by female rising stars in physics today: Lara Anderson is an Assistant Professor of Physics and Affiliate Professor of Mathematics at Virginia Tech…. Read More ›
Role Models: how did you get here?
There has been much discussion over the past years about getting young people, particularly young women, into science and the effect of positive role models on young peoples’ decisions. Three young scientists, discuss how they got to be where they are, the people who played the most influential role in getting them there and what their influence meant to them.
Christine Luscombe: creating organic electronics
Christine Luscombe is an Associate Professor and Vice-President of the IUPAC Polymer Division at the University of Washington, Seattle. In this interview she talks about her current research and how her childhood fascination with electronics has influenced her career choices.
Laura Baudis: the detection of dark matter and XENON
All our evidence for dark matter is based on indirect observations. That isn’t enough, we need direct detection.
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science!
Marcus Müller and Yuliya Smirnova: soft matter, membranes and free-energy methods
Professor Marcus Müller and Dr Yuliya Smirnova from Georg-August-Universität Göttingen spoke to us about their research and their predictions for the direction of the field.
Amanda Barnard: using big data at the nanoscale
In our latest featured author interview Amanda Barnard, an OCE Science Leader and head of the CSIRO Virtual Nanoscience Laboratory, talks to us about her multidiscliplinary research and why using data-driven methods is the future of the field.
Anna Fontcuberta i Morral: an interview with Section Editor of JPhysD’s new renewable energy and sustainability section
As JPhysD launches its new section on the physics of renewable energy and sustainability, we got talking to its Section Editor; Professor Anna Fontcuberta i Morral.
Lorenza Viola interview: journey into quantum information theory
Lorenza Viola is one of the newest members of the JPhysA editorial board. In this insightful and engaging interview she tells us about her career path and ‘adventures’. Read about her work in quantum information processing and quantum statistical mechanics, career highlights and where her research could take her next.