Posts Tagged ‘Institute of Physics’

The Institute of Physics in 2010 – some highlights

By Lena | 22 Dec, 2010 | 0 Comments
The Institute of Physics in 2010 – some highlights

Some highlights of the Institute’s work in 2010: – 2010 saw the launch of the IOP Business Forum, which aims to involve physics-based businesses in public policy activities – A New Journal of Physics paper on Roberto Carlos’ 1997 free kick becomes one of the most popular media story of the year, viewed by 70 million people worldwide – […]

Parliamentary push for specialist physics teachers

By Lena | 28 Jul, 2010 | 1 Comment
Parliamentary push for specialist physics teachers

A selection of cross-party MPs has joined the Institute of Physics (IOP) in its aim to ensure all school students in the UK have access to high-quality physics teaching. After submitting a parliamentary question to the Department for Education and the introduction of an Early Day Motion on the issue of too few specialist physics […]

IOP announces 2010 award winners

By Lena | 29 Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments
IOP announces 2010 award winners

The Institute of Physics today announces this year’s award winners with the Isaac Newton Medal, IOP’s international medal, going to theoretical physicist Professor Edward Witten (pictured above) for outstanding, transformative contributions to physics. As one of the most influential physicists of the past 30 years, he has had impact in areas ranging from the phenomenology of […]

Now with more resources: IOP re-launches website

By Lena | 29 Jun, 2010 | 0 Comments
Now with more resources: IOP re-launches website

  After a year in development and following several usability studies, the Institute of Physics (IOP) is today re-launching its website http://www.iop.org/. With its increased user-friendliness, the website makes it easier to navigate around and quicker to find information. Content has been specifically tailored for teachers, students, media, IOP members and those with a general […]

Looking inside the atom for new technologies

By Lena | 19 Feb, 2010 | 0 Comments
Looking inside the atom for new technologies

Nuclear physics, which studies the huge variety of nuclei in all the matter that surrounds us, not only provides answers about the evolution of our universe, it also provides the underpinning knowledge needed to exploit nuclear properties in new technologies. A new report launched by the Institute of Physics, Nuclear physics and technology – inside […]

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