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: Sea plankton found outside ISS, skin-like sensors for aircraft, and hints of elusive early stars found

By Mike B | 22 Aug, 2014 | 0

Sea plankton ‘found living outside International Space Station’

Today’s physics news: GCSE results day, and demand for STEM subjects remains high at universities

By Mike B | 21 Aug, 2014 | 0

GCSE results: proportion of A*- C grades rise for first time in three years

Today’s physics news: Dust reveals ancient origin of Saturn’s rings, and graphene bands used to monitor heart rates

By Mike B | 20 Aug, 2014 | 0

Dust reveals ancient origin for Saturn’s rings

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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

IOP for Africa project in South Africa news

By Tom | 8 Aug, 2014 | 0

In an article earlier this summer, the South African Creamer Media’s Engineering Newswrote about how the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the South African Institute of Physics (SAIP) are collaborating to help raise the standard of science and maths education in South Africa. The IOP international programme, IOP for Africa, and SAIP are involved in […]

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