Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences

The eleventh annual Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS ’19) is coming up soon. All undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of the physical sciences, with focus on physics, chemistry, materials science, nanoscience, optics, photonics, astronomy, and applied physics and engineering are welcome to attend!

WoPhyS ’19 will be held Thursday, November 7 – Saturday, November 9, 2019 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Some opportunities students will have at the conference:

  • Present research accomplishments
  • Attend keynote talks by scientists from academia, industry, and government labs
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Network with science students and faculty from across the country
  • Tour facilities and labs of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Want to be further involved in the conference? The WoPhyS ’19 steering committee is seeking nominations of outstanding undergraduate researchers to present their research projects and results during invited student talks. Please submit nominations for invited student speakers by contacting Jocelyn Bosley at jbosley@unl.edu.

To register for and learn more information about the WoPhyS ’19 conference, you can visit their website. There are no registration fees and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are also available for undergraduate students planning to present a talk or poster at the conference.

International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry

The American Chemical Society is pleased to announce the
23rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference &
9th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry.

The conference will be held in Reston, Virginia on June 11-13, 2019.

Early Bird Registration is Now Open!

Register now for the lowest rates to the Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference/International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (GC&E/GSC-9) which is themed “Closing the Loop” of the chemical life cycle.

You can learn more about and register for the conference online.

2019 Community Engagement Conference

January 23 – 24, 2019

The 2019 Community Engagement Conference will focus on “Partnering for a Resilient and Sustainable Future” and will address questions such as:

  • What role do meaningful partnerships play in creating a sustainable future?
  • How does a community become and remain vibrant and resilient?
  • How can we ensure future generations have the clean air and clean water on which all life depends?

You will interact with a broad range of community engagement practitioners to share diverse ideas, engage in robust discussion and envision new partnerships in the pursuit of a resilient and sustainable future.

Your keynote speaker will be Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland, founding member of The Elders and leader of the Mary Robinson Foundation — Climate Justice.

Registration Fees:
Early Registration November 15-December 7, 2018 – $85.00
Regular Registration December 8-January 4, 2019 – $95.00
Late Registration January 5-January 11, 2019 – $105.00
Student Registration – $30.00 for two-day or $20 for one-day

Register online.

Women in Physical Science

All undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of the physical sciences are invited to attend this year’s Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS’17)

WoPhyS’17 will be held Thursday, November 9 – Saturday, November 11,2017 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Present research accomplishments to peers and the academic community
  • Attend keynote talks given by invited scientists from academia, industry, and government labs
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Interact with science students and faculty from across the United States
  • Tour facilities and labs, including the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Registration for WoPhyS ’17 is available online, along with details about the conference location and accommodations. There is no registration fee and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are available for undergraduates who present a talk or poster.

Visit the website for more information or for concerns.

Be Like Jill! WoPhyS’16 Conference

Are you an undergraduate student studying the physical sciences?

The Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS ’16) is for you!

WoPhyS 2016 Conference

ALL undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of the physical sciences are invited to attend WoPhyS’16 in October.  From their page,

“Note that while this conference aims especially to promote the work of women in the physical sciences, we invite all undergraduate and graduate researchers from physics, chemistry, engineering, astronomy, and related STEM disciplines to attend, and to present their research during poster sessions.”

WoPhyS ’16 will be held Thursday, October 27 – Saturday, October 29, 2016 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Present research accomplishments to peers and the academic community
  • Attend scientific plenary talks given by invited scientists
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Interact with science students and faculty from other universities
  • Tour facilities and labs, including the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Registration for WoPhyS ’16 is available online, along with details about the conference location and accommodations. There is no registration fee and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are available for undergraduates who present a talk or poster.  

This will be an opportunity to get your undergraduate research presented to people with similar interests and career paths as yours, as well as give you a taste of the broad spectrum of specialization within physical sciences!

Click Here To Register

Sci Derby: Ultrasmall vs. Ultrafast

All undergraduate students with research interests in all areas of physical sciences, with a focus on physics, materials science, nanoscience, optics, photonics, astronomy, physical chemistry, and applied physics and engineering are invited to attend “Sci Derby: Ultrasmall vs. Ultrafast,” the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physical Sciences (WoPhyS ’15).

WoPhyS ’15 will be held Thursday, October 15 – Saturday, October 17, 2015 on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Participants will have the opportunity to: WoPhyS'15

  • Present research accomplishments to peers and the academic community
  • Attend scientific plenary talks given by invited scientists
  • Participate in graduate school preparation workshops
  • Interact with natural science students and faculty from other universities

Tour facilities and labs, including the Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience

Registration for WoPhyS ’15 is available online as well as details about the location and accommodations. There is no registration fee and all local costs are covered. Travel scholarships are available for undergraduates who present a talk or poster.