Project Interuniversitaire Olympiade Natuurkunde
PION is an annual interuniversity physics olympiad for bachelor and master students from all over the Netherlands.
Every year one of the universities in the Netherlands PION and this year the honour is bestowed upon the NSA. PION is a physics olympiad for bachelor and master students from all over the Netherlands and is well supported by names like Robbert Dijkgraaf and Gerard ‘t Hooft.
Conventionally the two winning teams will win a ticket for the international physics olympiad: Physics League Across Numerous Countries for Kick-ass Students (PLANCKS). It will take place in Dublin, Ireland in May 2024. For more info about PLANCKS, please visit this link.
This year’s PION will take place on 18 November 2023, at Science Park Amsterdam. Stay tuned for more updates.
PION is first and foremost a celebration of physics, and a challenge and source of inspiration for our next generation of scientists and problem-solvers! I am very proud to support their efforts, and I hope that I can encourage you to do the same!
- Prof. dr. Anna Watts, Programme director Bachelor Physics & Astronomy Amsterdam
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Here are the problems and solutions of previous years’ PION.
The reference Committee of PION consists of prestigious figures in the academic world that proudly support our efforts to organise this years’ PION.