International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP)

Union internationale de physique pure et appliquée (UIPPA)
Unión Internacional de Fisica Pura y Aplicada

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URL: http://www.iupap.org/

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Founded

1922 Brussels Belgium

History

1922, Brussels (Belgium), following a decision of the then 'International Research Council (IRC) -- Conseil international des recherches (CIR)', subsequently, since 1931, H-XA1752 - International Council for Science (ICSU). Statutes adopted 1931; amended: 1948, 1954, 1981, 1987, 1990, 1996, 1999, 2002, 2005. Registered in accordance with Swiss Civil Code.

Aims

Stimulate and promote international cooperation in physics; sponsor suitable international meetings, and assist organizing committees; foster the preparation and the publication of abstracts of papers and tables of physical constants; promote international agreements on the use of symbols, units, nomenclature and standards; foster free circulation of scientists; encourage research and education.

Events

2023 | Paris, France – Triennial General Assembly
2022 | Cape Town, South Africa – INPC : Triennial International Nuclear Physics Conference
2021-08-30 | Valencia, Spain – TAUP : Biennial International Conference on Topics in Astroparticle and Underground Physics
2021-08-09 | Manchester, UK – International Symposium on Lepton Photon Interactions at High Energies
2020-10-12 | Beijing, China – Triennial General Assembly

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Structure

General Assembly (every 3 years); Executive Council. International Commissions (20) include: C-XC1525 - International Commission for Optics (ICO); C-XD4359 - International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation (ISGRG); C-XE4650 - International Commission for Acoustics (ICA). Working Groups (9) include: E-XE6051 - International Committee for Future Accelerators (ICFA); E-XE4707 - International Committee on Ultrahigh Intensity Lasers (ICUIL).

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UIA Org ID

XC2768

Last News

2016

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