Initiatives and events (co-)organized by us

Current and upcoming

PhysBioPS: unifying the physics-biology interface in Paris-Saclay
Physics-Biology Interface seminar series
In honor of Françoise Livolant: Geometry & interactions in self-assembled biological systems. (Mar. 2017)


3rd International Conference on Physics and Biological Systems (Oct. 2016)
Paris Biological Physics Community Day 2016 (Oct. 2016)
From Soft Matter to Cell Biology workshop (Jun. 2015)
Biomechanics across scales workshop (Feb. 2015)
2nd International Conference on Physics and Biological Systems (Jun. 2014)
Symposium in honor of Thomas A. Witten (Nov. 2013)
Science Académie (2006-2009)


Chase Broedersz (LMU Munich)
Margaret Gardel (U. of Chicago)
Niels Holten-Andersen (MIT)
Michael Murrell (Yale U.)
Guillaume Romet-Lemonne & Antoine Jégou (Institut Jacques Monod, Paris)
Olivia du Roure & Julien Heuvingh (ESPCI)
Aurélien Roux (U. of Geneva)
Thomas A. Witten (U. of Chicago)

Practical and professional resources

for students

Career service within Université Paris-Sud
Pre-thesis information workshop
Thesis proposals between academia and the private sector

for doctors moving to the private sector

National doctors' association (promoting Ph.D.s in France)
Intelli'agence - assisting Ph.D.s professionally, and a few thesis proposals
Career advice for PhDs
DocPro - make yourself attractive to an employer

for postdocs

Information about the practical aspects of studying & doing research in France
Information on CNRS' section 02 (Theoretical Physics), including recruitment

for visiting scientists

Paris-Saclay e-International Welcome Office
Assistance for foreign scientists arriving in the Paris area
More assistance for foreign visitors to France
Housing for academics in France and elsewhere
Hotels in Paris and south of it


L'Arbre des Connaissances
Fête de la Science
La Main à la Pâte
La Nuit des Chercheurs