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'Festival of Physics', includes Talks, Workshops, plus 3-minute wonder competition

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10:00 – 16:30 16 Nov 2013
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Roland Levinsky building, Plymouth University
Drake Circus
PL4 Plymouth
United Kingdom

IOP South west is very happy to present another day of free talks and events, open to everyone with even the slightest interest in physics. The talks are all suitable for ages 12+, but children must be accompanied by an adult.


This event is free but to guarantee your seat, it would be helpful if you could register.

Sessions include:

Physics in schools: inludes talks on a trip to CERN, and racing cars.

Fundamental Physics: talks presented by Prof. Kurt Langfeld, and Dr Martin Lavelle, both of Plymouth University.

Space Weather and its impacts: presented by Dr Edmund Healey, MET Office.

3 Minute Wonder competition: early-career physisicsts explain their research in 3 minutes!

Physics and the sea: presented by Prof Deborah Greaves and Dr Tim O'Hare, both of Plymouth University.

Medical Physics: presented by Prof Emmanuel Ifeachor, Plymouth University


Physics in industry: various presenters from the Plymouth Manufacturers' Group


There will also be an exhbition area.


Refreshments will be provided in the afternoon but we are unfortunately not able to provide lunch .There are many cafes and restaurants near where you can eat, or bring your own and enjoy the spectacular Roland Levinsky building.

Small grants are available if your school would like to bring a party. Please contact the organiser if interested.

Limited parking is available on campus, and much more in the city centre, including at Drake circus.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: South West Branch
Contact details: South West  Regional Officer (Miranda.Addey@iop.org)

Please click on link to register:http://fopp2013.eventbrite.co.uk/

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Roland Levinsky building, Plymouth University
Drake Circus
PL4 Plymouth
United Kingdom
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10:00 – 16:30 16 Nov 2013
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