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The Science of Doctor Who

The Science of Doctor Who

6 August 2015

On the evening of 31 July we held a one-off public talk at the National Museum of Wales Cardiff. The theme of the talk was “The Science of Doctor Who” and was presented by Edward Gomez (@zemogle) of Las Cumbres Observatory and Cardiff University

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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

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

Consultations
IOP Wales responds to consultation on literacy and numeracy

IOP Wales physics teacher survey
The IOP in Wales is concerned about the provision of suitably qualified physics teachers in Wales. To try and get an understanding of the situation we have put together a survey. You can find it here:
http://tinyurl.com/m98x3mc
We hope you can find the time to complete the survey and also, and just as importantly, to pass it on to any colleagues who may also be teaching physics in Wales.


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