The Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association is an organization run by and for about 1000 postdocs and early career scientists working at the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. We organize many activities to strengthen our ties to the Lab, to each other and to the (Berkeley) Bay Area. Our goal is to facilitate social interactions, scientific exchanges, seminars and general orientation.
Category: <span>Outdoor activities</span>


A group of twelve brave Lab Postdocs went for the interesting sport of cleaning the ice for incoming stones: curling! This Olympic sport is the fastest growing sport in the world and the virus has now infected us postdocs as well! After a safety instruction and an explanation of the …

Summer hikes

The Bay Area is full of wonderful places to go hiking, and every months Berkeley Lab postdocs get together for a hike, to get to know their fellow and share their science, but also get inspired by the breathtaking views! All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking. – Friedrich …

Bowling night

First Bowling night among LBNL postdocs at the Albany Bowl. The postdoc got a chance to show their mastery of the conservation of momentum laws. The contenders were heavily defeated by Jana, with the quite remarkable score of 179. Well done !