APS Webinars

APS Webinars connect you with the expertise of individuals who can offer insight into physics careers, educational programs, and professional development for students, working physicists and educators. All webinars require registration.

Upcoming Webinars

International Physicists
Orientation for Young Researchers - Publishing with APS
Thursday, September 16, 2021
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. IST

APS, in collaboration with the Indian Physics Association (IPA), will be hosting a webinar on writing scientific papers and publishing in Physical Review journals. Aimed at early-career physicists and physics students in India, "Orientation for Young Researchers - Publishing with APS," will focus on tips and best practices for writing a paper for a high-impact journal in physics. The event will also feature a Q&A session with a panel of Physical Review Editors.
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Once registration has reached capacity, interested participants will be able to access a livestream of the event on the IPA YouTube channel.
 

Making Physics Inclusive & Equitable
Effects of Federal Immigration Policy on US Science and All Scientists
Friday, September 17, 2021
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. ET

US science has long benefited from political upheaval, discrimination and repression in other countries. Jewish scientists fleeing Nazi Europe propelled the United States to scientific leadership and subsequent immigrants have maintained the nation’s scientific position ever since. Current political attitudes and trends, however, are placing at risk the reputation of the United States as an open and welcoming society that supports science and innovation. This webinar will summarize the history regarding the effects of immigration on US science, describe how attitudes in the United States towards students and scientists of Chinese ethnic origin are changing, describe the human toll of this change in attitude and policy, and discuss how the scientific community can best support international students and scientists.
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International Physicists
Navigating Cultural Differences: “What I wish I knew before coming to the US.”
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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