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IOP president gives guest lecture at teachers’ conference in Bangor

IOP president gives guest lecture at teachers’ conference in Bangor

26 July 2016

Teachers from Wales who went to an IOP conference in Bangor “for all who teach physics” said they were delighted with the day and gave special praise to a guest lecture by the IOP’s president, Professor Roy Sambles.

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Cardiff Storytelling Event
15 February 2016

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Teachers of Physics award
Teachers of Physics award (Wales 2013) - nominations open!

The Institute of Physics releases Welsh election manifesto
The IOP has released a manifesto which highlights the most important issues facing physics in Wales

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
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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: http://welshphysicsteachersconference.eventbrite.co.uk


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