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EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that the Société Française d’Astronomie et d’Astrophysique (SF2A) has awarded its 2015 Thesis Awards to Quentin Kral for his thesis entitled “Study of debris discs with a new generation numerical model” that he defended at LESIA (Paris Observatory).

This award is sponsored by EDP sciences and rewards a young doctor in Astrophysics.


EDP Sciences is pleased to sponsor the SF2A days for many years. This year, the days will take place in the University of Paul Sabatier, in Toulouse, from 3 to 6 June. We will be delighted to announce in the near future, the winner of the SF2A 2015 Thesis Awards.

Created in 2011, the SF2A Thesis Award is given every year to a young researcher in astrophysics whose particularly remarkable work deserves to be recognized.

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EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Portico to provide a permanent archive of the e-content for many of their key journals. Through this agreement, institutions participating in Portico’s E-Journal Preservation Service will be assured continued access to EDP Sciences content for generations of their scholars in the future.

Current data will be sent to Portico as soon as the e-journal is published, and a full list of the journals committed to the Portico archive is available at

For more information read Press Release

EDP Sciences wishes to warmly congratulate Ms Wiebke Drenckhan (affiliated with the Laboratory for Solid State Physics, in Orsay) for her CNRS Bronze Medal.

The CNRS Bronze Medal awards in recognition of a researcher's initial studies, which gives him the status of talented specialist in its field. With this medal CNRS wants to encourage the researcher to continue his commitment to an already fruitful research.

Wiebke Drenckhan, who is also a talented artist thanks to her humoristic drawings, has been working on several science popularization books published by EDP Sciences, as an illustrator (Café, crème, savon et Cie ; Textiles, parfums, bijoux et Cie ; Physics in Daily Life…)

We wish her the best for her future works.

We are proud to announce that EDP Sciences and Astronomy & Astrophysics are Gold sponsors of the IAU XXIX General Assembly in Honolulu, Hawaii – August 3-14 2015.

We will be attending this meeting to showcase Astronomy & Astrophysics one of the leading journals in the field and hope to see you there. A hui hou*!

* Until we meet again

The Salon du Livre de Paris opens its doors at the end of the week. It will be held from 20 to 23 March 2015, at Porte de Versailles (Hall 1, Boulevard Victor, Paris 15th).

EDP ​​Sciences (stand J90) is pleased to welcome you, in the space "Savoir et Connaissances" (stand K79). We are at your disposal to meet you, advise you and discuss about various books and publications.

The E-MRS Spring Meeting is one of the most important events in Europe with over 100 international exhibitors, 33 topical symposia and 3,000 attendees this year. The programme highlight the latest advances in international materials research and key novel applications.

EDP ​​Sciences will be present at this meeting, stand #95, to present its Materials Sciences and Engineering journals, books and proceedings.

For more information: E-MRS Spring Meeting 2015.

La 4L sponsorisée par EDP Sciences arrive 1ère lors de la 18ème édition des 4L Trophy
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EDP Sciences wishes to warmly congratulate Pierrick Massiot and Hubert Mahiu, the winners of this 2015 edition.

After quivering with them during several days, we are now sharing their joy. It is with great pleasure and pride that we supported their team, during this humanitarian and sporting adventure.

We wish Pierrick Massiot and Hubert Mahiu all the best, and once again: congratulations!

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells: each of the laureates has respectively elucidated a key point of the machinery regulating vesicle traffic.

Biologie Aujourd’hui will publish in its forthcoming issue a French version of the three 2013 Nobel Conferences (Cell Biology), that these researchers presented during the 2014 Claude Bernard Day. The topics are the following:

  • The principle of membrane fusion in the cell, James Edward Rothman
  • The genes and proteins that control the secretion pathway, Randy W. Schekman
  • The molecular machinery of neurotransmitter secretion, Thomas C. Südhof

For further information, click on the Nobel Foundation’s website, and on the Société de Biologie’s website,

EDP Sciences will be attending the UKSG 38th Annual Conference and Exhibition in Glasgow,
30 March-1 April 2015 – booth #65.

Anne Simoneau (Director of Sales and Marketing) and Nathalie Clément (Subscriptions services Manager), will be present, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment to discuss EDP Sciences publications and the services we can provide for our partners.

Come and see us!