As a national physical society, and member of the European Physical Society, our goal is to promote physics and support physicists. For this purpose, we organise a range of activities and membership benefits.
On these pages you will find information about membership, and about the BPS general meeting. Also archived issued of B-Phy, our electronic magazine, can be downloaded, and there is a job section for those of you seeking employment.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2016 was divided, one half awarded to David J. Thouless, the other half jointly to F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter".
The yearly BPS prizes were awarded during a ceremony hold during the closing session of the General Scientific Meeting organized on May 18th in Gent University. Congratulation to all the winners of our contests !
Master thesis contest
The EPS Achievement Award is given annually by the European Physical Society for excellent contributions to the promotion and development of: EPS Divisions or their Sections; EPS Groups; EPS Committees. This award recognises activities and achievements, which have favoured EPS internal collaboration and effectively promoted the image and the impact of the EPS within the scientific community, policy makers and other stakeholders.
Jozef Ongena, from the Plasma Physics Laboratory of the Royal Military Academy in Brussels, and also President of the Belgian Physical Society, has received this award for his outstanding contributions to the EPS in his various functions over a long period of time and for his enthusiasm in promoting the image and the impact of the EPS with the scientific community, policy makers and other stakeholders.
The General Scientific Meeting 2016 of the Belgian Physical Society will be organized on wednesday May 18th and will be hosted by the UGent. This conference brings together physicists in Belgium of different sectors and different scientific subdisciplines. A diverse program is offered including plenary talks, a young scientist oral presentation competition, and a best poster competition.
Detailed schedule available on https://indico.ugent.be/event/2/timetable/#20160518.detailed..