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IoP ‘Festival of Physics’ call open

The call for ideas for the Institute of Physics’ inaugural Festival of Physics is now open. Please email Siân Hickson, IOP Public Engagement Manager for Scotland, on sian.hickson@iop.org to receive a copy of the proposal submission form along with a guidance document containing further information and particulars of the festival, which  is taking place on […]

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Teachers’ & Techs’ CPD session: GCSE physics

Teachers and technicians are welcome to come along and experience a variety of experiments that are suitable as student practicals covering the new GCSE physics specifications. This workshop will be of value to both specialist physicists as well as chemists and biologists. Whether NQT or experienced teacher, you will be able to choose which experiments […]

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IOP public engagement grant open

The first round of the IOP 2017 Public Engagement Grant Scheme has opened. Our public engagement grant scheme provides up to £2000 to individuals and organisations running physics-based events and activities in the UK and Ireland. We are able to fund projects taking place before the end of February 2018. To find out more about […]

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STFC Public engagement fellowships

The Science and Technology Facilities Council invites applications for its public engagement fellowships. These enable highly skilled practitioners of public engagement to deliver a prolonged, thematic programme of public engagement and highlight the achievements of STFC science and technology. Programmes should focus around the following areas: particle physics; nuclear physics; solar and planetary science; astronomy; […]

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IOP Physics Public Engagement Awards

Have you encountered someone that has made outstanding contributions to public engagement with physics? Then nominate them for an award from the Institute of Physics! Below is a run-down of the awards that are available for nominations for the 2017 round – if you know someone that fits the description, visit the IOP website to […]

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SEPnet workshop developers

SEPnet Outreach is looking for a workshop developer for Physics: What, Why, How? These workshops will become the standard workshops SEPnet Outreach Officers deliver to Key Stage 3 students across the region. Details for the project, including current ideas, can be found here. The workshop development brief can be found here. SEPnet Outreach will accept […]

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ArtfulPhysics National Competition

Do you have a burning passion for physics and astronomy? Do you love to express yourself artistically? Are you looking for new inspirations? Then make your mark by entering this free CREATIONS National Competition for UK primary and secondary school students – create an artistic piece that engages young people in physics and astronomy and […]

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A New World…Out of Nothing

This interactive, interdisciplinary workshop will tell the story of how a Non-Euclidean Geometry was created in the 19th century, “out of nothing.” This breakthrough had huge influence in many areas of knowledge, from Philosophy, to the Arts, to the Physical Sciences. Using interactive activities, we will get familiar with new ways of seeing distance and […]

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A Great Opportunity to do Café Scientifique

A great opportunity for anyone at post doctorate level, with a physics, chemistry or engineering based background able to step in on Tuesday 4th October to do a Cafe Scientifique. Café Scientifique meets on the first Tuesday of each month, in the cellar bar of Pure Bar and an invited speaker talks for about 30-40 minutes before […]

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Early Career Physics Communicator Award 2016

the IOP are looking for the next winner of our Early Career Physics Communicator Award 2016! The IOP Physics Communicators Group is inviting applications from people at the start of their careers in physics who have undertaken activities that support and encourage excellent communication of physics. The Early Career Physics Communicator Award is awarded annually and […]