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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 […]

Have a night with the stars with Stargazing Live events throughout Wales

By Lena | 11 Jan, 2011 | 0 Comments
Have a night with the stars with Stargazing Live events throughout Wales

Following the inspirational TV programmes featuring Professor Brian Cox, BBC Learning and the Institute of Physics have teamed up to host Stargazing LIVE events in four different areas of Wales simultaneously on 12 January 2011, 5:30-7:00 p.m. The event presents an opportunity for total beginners, amateur astronomers and professional stargazers to explore the night sky […]

Physics buskers bring science tricks to the National Eisteddfod

By Lena | 27 Jul, 2010 | 0 Comments
Physics buskers bring science tricks to the National Eisteddfod

Visitors to the National Eisteddfod of Wales on the outskirts of Ebbw Vale will be looking forward to ‘ymryson’, poets, competitions, choirs and dance performances, so what will they make of the loud lollies and tornado tubes awaiting them? The Institute of Physics (IOP) in Wales is sending its Physics in the Field team of […]

IOP fellow new Welsh Chief Scientific Adviser

By Lena | 3 Feb, 2010 | 0 Comments
IOP fellow new Welsh Chief Scientific Adviser

Professor John Harries, Professor of Earth Observation at Imperial College London, has today been named the first Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales. Professor Harries, who won the Institute of Physics (IOP) Charles Chree Medal and Prize in 1999 and is an IOP fellow, is expected to take up his new post in May in order […]

Wales to get first ever Chief Scientific Advisor

By Lena | 22 Jun, 2009 | 1 Comment
Wales to get first ever Chief Scientific Advisor

First Minister Rhodri Morgan announced last week that he will appoint a Chief Scientific Advisor for Wales. The announcement follows years of lobbying for the creation of the post by experts, politicians and scientific organisations, including the Institute of Physics (IOP). Following a 2008 review into the creation of a Chief Scientific Advisor for Wales, […]

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