In April, the Italian National Institute of Nuclear Physics announced that Fermilab postdoctoral neutrino physicist Simone Marcocci had won the Bruno Rossi Prize for his Ph.D. thesis work.

An image by Fermilab scientist Alexandru Macridin was recently recognized by the journal Physical Review Accelerators and Beams in its Kaleidoscope section. Selected on aesthetic bases, the image originally appeared in an article on beam space charge modes by five Fermilab scientists. The Kaleidoscope section of PRAB features the best images from articles in that issue. Congratulations to Macridin.

Fermilab and the Universities Research Association invite submissions for the 21st annual URA Thesis Award competition. Nominations must be submitted to Lenny Spiegel at by March 16, 2018 and should include two letters supporting the merits of the thesis being nominated. At least one letter should be from a member of the thesis committee of the PhD granting institution and, for work carried out in collaboration with Fermilab scientists, at least one of the letters should come from one… More »

The Universities Research Association is now accepting applications for the Tollestrup Award for Postdoctoral Research. The deadline for applying is April 2. Description Universities Research Association Inc. (URA) makes an award for outstanding work conducted by a postdoctoral researcher at Fermilab or in collaboration with Fermilab scientists. Alvin Tollestrup presents the award during the annual Users’ Meeting held at Fermilab in June. Eligibility All Ph.D. researchers in nontenure-track or nontenure-track-equivalent positions at Fermilab or URA member institutions, or at institutions… More »

Universities Research Association, Inc. (URA) has announced a deadline of Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, for the submission of applications for the spring 2018 cycle of awards in the URA Visiting Scholars Program (VSP). Applications must be submitted on-line at the URA Visiting Scholars Program website. To register, please go to the VSP site: Applicants will be asked to provide a username and email address; a registration confirmation and password will be sent to the email address submitted, providing access… More »