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Swansea annual school Christmas lectures a success

Swansea annual school Christmas lectures a success

21 December 2015

On 7 and 8 December, IOP Wales joined Swansea University Department of Physics to deliver their annual schools Christmas lectures. School pupils from years 10, 11 and 12 filled the Taliesin Lecture Theatre on the Swansea University campus

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Something DIFFerent: stories of science
7 Feb, 6,30-7.30pm, Gwdidw, Cardiff CF10 2HJ

Evening Lecture - The Science of Doctor Who: Time Travel and Alien Worlds
Travelling to alien worlds is one of the regular features of Doctor Who. But how could the TARDIS travel there and what would those alien worlds really be like?

International Year of Light Launch Wales
You are cordially invited to attend the official Wales launch of the International Year of Light on 5 February at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay

The CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider
Free lecture. 6.30pm, 12 February at Cardiff University

Professor Robin Williams receives IOP's highest honour
Professor Robin Williams receives IOP's highest honour.

13th Annual Welsh Physics Teachers Conference
A free day of presentations and workshops for teachers and technicians on Wednesday 8 October. For further information, see:

Sir Isaac Remembers
Wednesday 16 July 18.30, Porters Bar, Cardiff

IOP Wales responds to consultation on literacy and numeracy

Febuary 10

  • 1785 Birth of Claude-Louis Navier, the engineer after whom the Navier-Stokes equations are partly named
  • 1902 Birth of Walter Houser Brattain, who invented the transistor along with John Bardeen and William Shockley – the three were awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize for their invention
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    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at our lecture series; you may even learn a thing or two

  • Schools lecture series
    The schools lectures feature topics from the Olympics to rock music. Plenty of physics to learn too!

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