Posts Tagged ‘Scotland’

Celebrating four years of Lab in a Lorry in Scotland

By Lena | 1 Mar, 2011 | 0 Comments
Celebrating four years of Lab in a Lorry in Scotland

Members of the Scottish Parliament and the Institute of Physics in Scotland are gathering today at Holy Rood High School in Edinburgh to celebrate Lab in a Lorry’s success over the last four years.  Lab in a Lorry, the mobile science lab for young people, has visited more than 200 Scottish schools since its inception […]

Teenage girl comes out top in physics Advanced Highers

By Lena | 23 Dec, 2010 | 0 Comments
Teenage girl comes out top in physics Advanced Highers

picture: Jayne Emsley A teenage girl has scored top marks in Scotland in her Advanced Highers for both chemistry and physics. Former Firrhill High School student Katie Vokes, 18, beat around 1000 other students to score highest. Katie, who is from Comiston, now studies maths at Durham University. She returned to her school yesterday for […]

Physics fun at the North East Showcase

By Lena | 15 Nov, 2010 | 0 Comments
Physics fun at the North East Showcase

The Scottish Council for Development and Industry held their third annual North East Showcase at Shell’s Woodbank House last week, giving Young Engineers and Science Clubs from primary and secondary schools in the region the opportunity to showcase their activities, share best practice and compete in a series of exciting, three-minute hands-on technology challenges set by […]

Today’s physics news: Thursday, 28 October 2010

By Lena | 28 Oct, 2010 | 0 Comments

Harsh cuts will wreck Scotland’s universities, the appliance of science lobbying and coming soon: LHC for molecules.

Scottish physics Higher entrants remain stable

By Lena | 5 Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments
Scottish physics Higher entrants remain stable

The take up of physics at Scottish schools remains stable today, Thursday, 5 August, with no flux in the number of students taking the physics Higher. A stabilisation in the number of students taking physics is an important step as reports show that more than £8 billion of Scottish economic output comes from physics-based sectors […]

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