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Scientists show that you can go far with physics

Scientists show that you can go far with physics

9 December 2014

A packed room of guests enjoyed an evening at the Scottish Parliament on 3 December that highlighted the varied careers that physicists have

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Seniors' Group Lunchtime Rendezvous
27 January, University of Glasgow, 10am

IOP Doing Outreach Workshop
27 November, University of Glasgow

IOP Scotland Open Meeting
IOPS will be holding an open meeting on 4 December at the University of Strathclyde

Public Engagement Grant Scheme
Our public engagement grant scheme provides up to £1500 to individuals and organisations running physics-based events and activities in the UK and Ireland

December 20

  • 1951 A nuclear power plant in Idaho, USA becomes the first to generate electricity, powering four lightbulbs
  • 1901 Birth of Robert Van Der Graaff, the physicist and inventor after whom the generator common to school physics labs is named
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at from 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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