Award for Academic Papers on Physics
The JPS has established the Award for Academic Papers on Physics in order to recognize and praise the achievement of researchers who have made important contributions towards the progress of physics. Papers, excluding review articles, published in the JPSJ or Progress of Theoretical Physics including the latter's supplement issues, within 5 years from the June previous to the award year. A maximum of five awards are given in a year, while there may be a year in which there are no recipients of the award.
2012 Award-winning papers list
Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan
The JPS has established this award in order to encourage young researchers in their research work and further enliven the physics community. Recipients are selected from each of the sub-disciplines, for their activities including lectures at academic meetings, journal articles and degree theses. The recipient must be a member of the JPS. Some 50 awards are given every year.
2013 Award-winners list
2012 Award-winners list