Posts Tagged ‘IOP’

Melanie Windridge will be blogging from Svalbard on viewing the northern lights and March’s solar eclipse

By Tom S | 4 Feb, 2015 | 1 Comment
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“You should be here earlier in the winter. When it was colder,” said Knut, the Sami reindeer herder in his gruff, accented English. “Now it’s warm weather, rain, we can’t see the northern lights.” “We haven’t seen them at all since I’ve been here,” I replied. “That’s nearly a week. It’s been cloudy every day.” […]

Young IOP members get a new perspective on physics

By Lena | 22 Feb, 2012 | 0 Comments
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Aimed at 6th formers and college students, Physics in Perspective is the Institute’s flagship lecture series for its 16-19 year-old members. Held at UCL and The Royal Institution, this year’s lecture programme, which took place last week,  included talks from Professor Jon Butterworth, Dr Matthew Genge, Professor Peter Vukusic on the science of light (available to view here) […]

Young physics graduates – future bio-physicist Hazel Garvie-Cook

By Lena | 16 Aug, 2011 | 0 Comments
Young physics graduates – future bio-physicist Hazel Garvie-Cook

Hazel Garvie-Cook  recently graduated with a physics MPhys from Durham University. She is currently doing an internship at the IOP. Here she shares her experience of studying for a physics degree  and blogs about her interest in the ethics of science. Having realised my passion for physics during my degree and the subject’s ability to […]

Young physics graduates – future physics teacher Dom Golinski

By Lena | 2 Aug, 2011 | 3 Comments
Young physics graduates – future physics teacher Dom Golinski

Dominik Golinski is currently doing an internship at the IOP before starting his PGCE course in September. Here he shares his experience of studying for a physics degree and blogs about why he thinks physics teaching is the right career for him. My name is Dominik Golinski and I am currently doing an internship here at […]

A day in the life of a sound engineer: IOP Wales launches new activity for schools

By Lena | 4 Feb, 2011 | 1 Comment
A day in the life of a sound engineer: IOP Wales launches new activity for schools

This week all secondary schools in Wales will receive the Ashfield Music Festival resource pack, which gives students the chance to find out more about the practical applications of physics, by trying out life as a sound or lighting engineer at a music festival. Developed by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Career Development […]

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