IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014. Meet David….. David, IOP Teacher Training Scholar

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014. Meet David…..

Are you holding back from a career in teaching physics because your subject knowledge is rusty? If you’re considering the idea of a career in the classroom but haven’t picked up a physics text book for many years, it’s natural to feel that a lack of confidence in your subject knowledge will let you down. […]

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IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet Joseph……… 2014 IOP Scholar, Joseph

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet Joseph………

For many people, the decision to train to teach is made several years after embarking on a career in industry. For others, the decision is simpler and is made whilst studying at college or university, and is usually due to the encouragement and enthusiasm of an inspirational teacher. This was the case for Joseph, one […]

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Work placement student Stephen Wells: “what use is that esoteric theory? Er, howzabout that extra terabyte in your hard drive?” StephenWells

Work placement student Stephen Wells: “what use is that esoteric theory? Er, howzabout that extra terabyte in your hard drive?”

This year’s IOP Top 40 Work Placement students have now completed their placements and we’re finding out what they got up to. Today it’s the turn of Stephen Wells, who has just gone into his 4th year of an MSci Physics degree at Queen’s University Belfast. This summer he spent eight weeks on placement at […]

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IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet Charlotte…. Charlotte

IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2014: Meet Charlotte….

The IOP Teacher Training Scholarships programme returns for 2014 with even more opportunity for the very best people to train to teach physics. The shortage of physics teachers in England is still prevalent, so the scholarships have been topped up this year to help attract even more potential physics teachers into the classroom. We’ll be […]

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Daily news

Today’s physics news: Americans planned nuclear base on the Moon, and the solar storm that could have caused disaster on Earth

By Mike B | 28 Jul, 2014 | 0

Americans planned nuclear explosion on the Moon

Today’s physics news: CERN gets set for LHC restart, and exoplanets contain less water than expected

By Mike B | 25 Jul, 2014 | 0

CERN accelerators come alive for LHC restart

Today’s physics news: Scientist maps the physics of guitar solos, and Voyager may not have left the solar system after all

By Mike B | 24 Jul, 2014 | 0

It’s only rock ‘n’ roll — but now we know why we like it

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Physics videos

Physics videos, 9 August 2013: YouTube Geek Week physics review

By Nizaar K | 9 Aug, 2013 | 0

This week is YouTube Geek Week. We’re joining in the celebration and have gathered up some of the best physics bits from YouTube’s content drive for your perusal…

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Education

Student teacher: I’ve finished my PGCE

By CarolIne D | 27 Jun, 2014 | 0
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Mia has completed her training year and reflects on how it went It’s over! They tell me I have QTS… just waiting for the letter to confirm! The final week of the course was in uni, not really doing much to be honest. We had a day with all the scientists together and then a […]

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Physics around the UK

Work placement student Stephen Wells: “what use is that esoteric theory? Er, howzabout that extra terabyte in your hard drive?”

By Joe W | 22 Oct, 2013 | 1
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This year’s IOP Top 40 Work Placement students have now completed their placements and we’re finding out what they got up to. Today it’s the turn of Stephen Wells, who has just gone into his 4th year of an MSci Physics degree at Queen’s University Belfast. This summer he spent eight weeks on placement at […]

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Physics around the world

Skydiving for Africa

By Mike | 18 Jun, 2014 | 0

Olivia Roche, a publisher at the Institute of Physics Publishing and an IOP for Africa volunteer international coordinator, is skydiving to raise money for education projects in Malawi. On 21 June 2014 Olivia Roche will skydive 15,000 feet. The jump is part of a Guinness world record attempt for the greatest number of tandem skydives […]

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