Pierre Lazeyras, who played leading roles in the ALEPH experiment, neutrino beams and silicon detectors during a 35-year-long career at CERN, passed away on 4 April aged 88.
Aldo Michelini, who led OPAL and other important experiments at CERN, passed away at Easter at the age of 89.
Distinguished CERN physicist Adolf Minten passed away on 21 March at the age of 88.
He devoted himself to teaching, administration and the rich physics research programmes at the INFN and the universities of Milan and Milano-Bicocca.
She was a leading figure within the particle-physics community, and promoted the participation of women in science.
The CMS collaborator passed away at just 36, from complications due to COVID-19.
Accelerator physicist John Flanagan, who made important contributions to the KEKB and SuperKEKB projects in Japan, passed away on 13 March.
Pier Francesco Monni and Philip Ilten were recognised for their exceptional contributions to the theoretical and experimental aspects of deep inelastic scattering.
The EPS-AG prizes are awarded every three years for outstanding achievements in the accelerator field.
Transferable skills in communication, teamwork and computing make particle-physics PhDs highly sought after by industry.