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London & South of England Evening Meeting – Rising Seas – The Case for Moving to Higher Ground
Organised By Society for Underwater Technology
Tags #Climate #London #SUT #UnderwaterTechnology
November 12, 2019
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His broad marine Science background coupled with explorations to Greenland and Antarctica allows him to see the big picture of sea level rise and its revolutionary impacts
John is Founder and President of the International Sea Level Institute, a new non-profit organization focused on explaining the latest Science about long-term rising sea level
” Englander’s acclaimed book, High Tide On Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis, clearly explains the Science, the impending devastating economic effects and the opportunity to design for a more resilient future
with a double major in Geology(Earth Sciences) and Economics
He is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Marine Sciences – UC Santa Cruz; a Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), a Fellow of the Explorers Club, and a member of several professional societies
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: London & South of England Evening Meeting – Rising Seas – The Case for Moving to Higher Ground

Fireworks - Real Science or Just Bangs? A Lecture by Matthew Tosh
Organised By The Thomas Hardye School (with the IOP)
Tags #SouthWest #SouthWestBranch #IOPBranchEvents #Fireworks #Dorchester #Dorset
November 11, 2019
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We examine the components that go into making a spectacular live firework display and how Science, technology, engineering and mathematics ensure that displays are both accurate and safe for the public
Address
The Thomas Hardye School
Queens Ave
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 2ET
Link: Fireworks - Real Science or Just Bangs? A Lecture by Matthew Tosh

Science in the Atrium: Dr Paul Tuohy
Organised By IOP Scotland and Inverness Royal Academy
Tags #Physics #Energy #Renewables #IOPScotland #InvernessRoyalAcademy #Scotland #Inverness #IOPBranchEvents
November 7, 2019
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Small Atrium
Inverness Royal Academy
Culduthel Road
Inverness
IV2 6RE
Link: Science in the Atrium: Dr Paul Tuohy

Soap Films and Bubbles
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #Thin-films-and-coatings #IOPHWC #West-Midlands #Worcester #WestMidsBranch
November 7, 2019
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25th Annual Public Science Lecture Prof Alan Davies, Professor Emeritus, School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics, University of Hertfordshire We are all familiar with soap bubbles
Address
Huntingdon Hall
Crowngate
Chapel Walk
Worcester
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
WR1 3LD
Link: Soap Films and Bubbles

The Science & Art of... Running!
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #Culture-history-and-society #Sport #Biophysics #Biomedical-devices #Emerging-therapies #Sheffield #WestMidlands #WestMidsBranch #West-Midlands #Wolverhampton #IOP #Evening-Lecture #IOPBranchEvents
November 6, 2019
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In our days where Science can optimize everything, even activities practiced since antiquity, like running, have been put to the scrutiny of analysis, simulation and experimentation
David Whittaker will review some of the Science about the evolution of humans as endurance runners, and discuss the Science (or rather lack of it) of the benefits of running shoes
Address
University of Wolverhampton
City Campus, Wulfruna building, MA030
Wulfruna street
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
United Kingdom
WV1 1LY
Link: The Science & Art of... Running!

IOP Scotland Edinburgh Winter Lecture Programme
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Quantum #HertiotWatt #Renishaw #Edinburgh #Scotland #IOPBranchEvents #IOPScotland
November 5, 2019
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These are interfaces between light and atoms that lay the bases of quantum information Science, whose purpose is to open new possibilities for the transmission and the processing of information
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The Royal Society of Edinburgh
22-26 George Street
Edinburgh
EH2 2PQ
Link: IOP Scotland Edinburgh Winter Lecture Programme

The Rise and Rise of Data Science
Organised By IOP Scotland in partnership with Robert Gordon's College
Tags #DataAcquisition DataAnalysis Aberdeen Scotland IOPScotland
November 4, 2019
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Speaker: Dr Tamara Clelford, Swamphen Enterprises In 2012 Harvard Business Review described data Science as being “the sexiest job of the 21st Century”
However, the field of data Science is still relatively unknown in the wider world
In this talk Tamara will discuss the beginnings of data Science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career
We will look at some famous uses of data Science and explain why today every business wants and needs a data Science department
Come along and see for yourself how ‘sexy’ data Science is and experience the nerve wracking thrill of live coding
Address
Robert Gordon's College
Schoolhill
Aberdeen
AB10 1FE
Link: The Rise and Rise of Data Science

Strange Cosmologies
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #cosmology #darkmatter #glasgowuniversity #darkmatterday #scotland #glasgow #IOPBranchEvents #IOPScotland
October 31, 2019
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"The time of Galileo marked a revolution in Science, an explosion of new ideas not only of how the universe worked but what sorts of questions were worth asking and what sort of answers might satisfy… including some truly bizarre ideas of what the Earth looked like and how (and why) it was situated in the heavens
(1978) at the University of Arizona's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, all in planetary Science
In 2014, he was awarded the Carl Sagan Medal for outstanding communication by an active planetary scientist to the general public by the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society
Address
Lecture Theatre 222
Boyd Orr Building
Ashton Lane
Glasgow
G12 8QR
Link: Strange Cosmologies

Shining Light on the Brain: Optics in Medicine
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #OpticalPhysics #OpticsAndPhotonics #BiomedicalDevices #MedicalPhysics #OpticalComponents #Biophysics #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Public #Lecture #LondonAndSouthEast #London #IOPBranchEvents
October 30, 2019
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It is becoming an important tool in neuroScience and neurointensive care as it can monitor the activity and health of the brain in a safe, non-ionising, way
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Shining Light on the Brain: Optics in Medicine

Aberdeen Morning Lectures
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Physics #MedicalPhysics #BigData #Scotland #Aberdeen #IOPScotland #IOPBranchEvents #Seniors #RetiredMembers
October 25, 2019
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” (Sherlock Holmes, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches) Since the early beginnings of Science people have looked at the world and tried to make sense of what they experienced
Science has taken this further: we systematically observe systems, gather data and then make models of the world
Address
Aberdeen Maritime Museum
Shiprow
Aberdeen
AB11 5BY
Link: Aberdeen Morning Lectures

The Festival of Physics
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Festival #Scotland #Physics #Edinburgh #IOPBranchEvents #IOPScotland
October 25, 2019
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On the 25 – 27 October, step into a world where music, art and gaming meet incredible Science in hands-on workshops and installations for all ages
Shows, talks and workshops for wee ones: Circus physics To the Moon! The glimmering glowing reflecting refracting moving and magical illumination show Small Stories tent Make your own juggling balls Ultraviolet moon tent Airheads And for everyone else: Physics ceilidh The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas Data Science and the moon landings Tour the ATLAS Experiment Underground; live from CERN! Atom Brewery beer menu Hivetone: an interactive music installation The search for gravitational waves eXitune: a video game full of physics And (almost) infinitely more!   Full details and the event schedule are online at  www
org Celebrating Science is for everyone, and so the festival is FREE
Address
Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Rd
Edinburgh
Scotland
EH8 8AS
Link: The Festival of Physics

Superheavy Elements - Exploring the limits of the periodic table
Organised By IOP East Anglia Branch
Tags Norwich EastAnglia Periodictable
October 24, 2019
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For more information:  https://norwichSciencefestival
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The Forum, Norwich
The Forum
Millennium Plain
Norwich
NR2 1TF
Link: Superheavy Elements - Exploring the limits of the periodic table

The rise and rise of data Science
Organised By IOP Yorkshire Branch
Tags #Data #DataScience #Physics #UniversityOfLeeds #YorkshireBranch #Leeds #Yorkshire
October 23, 2019
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In 2012 Harvard Business Review described data Science as being “the sexiest job of the 21st Century”
However, the field of data Science is still relatively unknown in the wider world
In this talk Tamara will discuss the beginnings of data Science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career
We will look at some famous uses of data Science and explain why today every business wants and needs a data Science department
Come along and see for yourself how ‘sexy’ data Science is and experience the nerve-wracking thrill of live coding
Address
University of Leeds
Michael Sadler Building
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS2 9JT
Link: The rise and rise of data science

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Telescopes #SpaceMissions #Stars #SolarPhysics #IOPHWC #IOPBranchEvents #WestMidsBranch #Worcester #WestMidsBranch
October 23, 2019
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Dr Smith will give an overview of this extraordinary machine and highlight some of the most exciting Science that colleagues around the world and in the UK hope to achieve with LSST
Address
University of Worcester
Room EEG089
St John's Campus
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR2 6AJ
Link: The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)

VASP Workshop: Electronic Structure Modelling Relevant to Surface and Interface Science
Organised By IOP Thin Films and Surfaces Group
Tags #IOPGroupEvents #ThinFilmsAndSurfacesGroup
October 22, 2019
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A hands-on tutorial workshop using the Vienna Ab-initio Simulation Package (VASP) will be held in October 22-23, 2019, at Thornton Science Park, Chester, U
The workshop will focus on electronic structure modelling relevant to surface and interface Science
The workshop is supported by the Institute of Physics (IOP), the IOP Thin Films and Surfaces Group (TFSG), and the Department of Natural Sciences of the University of Chester, U
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Thornton Science Park
Pool Ln
Chester
United Kingdom
CH2 4NU
Link: VASP Workshop: Electronic Structure Modelling Relevant to Surface and Interface Science

Kip Thorne: My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe
Organised By Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy
Tags #AstronomyAndSpace #EducationAndOutreach #ArtAndScience #GeneralRelativity #LIGO #GravitaitonalWaves #Cardiff #Wales
October 18, 2019
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Until 2009 he was the Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics at Caltech, but has since retired to take up a new career in writing, and collaborations between Science and art
Kip explained the Science in the film in his 2014 book The Science of Interstellar
The first detection of gravitational waves by LIGO in 2015 confirmed a key part of Einstein's theory of General Relativity, and observations have continued to test one of Science's most famous theories
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Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre
Julian Hodge Building
Cardiff University
Cardiff
Wales
United Kingdom
CF10 3EU
Link: Kip Thorne: My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe

Boulby Underground Laboratory visit
Organised By IOP North East branch
Tags #Dark-matter-and-energy radiaion #Teeside, #NorthEast, #NorthEastBranch boulby
October 16, 2019
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uk/e/iop-north-east-boulby-underground-laboratory-visit-tickets-71504167891 Registration deadline: Sunday 29 September "Boulby Underground Laboratory is the UK’s deep underground Science facility located 1
Boulby is a special place for Science, enabling a wide range of studies requiring access to the geologically interesting and ultra-low background deep underground environment
Address
ICL Boulby
Boulby Mine
Saltburn-by-the-Sea
TS13 4UZ
Link: Boulby Underground Laboratory visit

The Nobel Prize in Physics
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #History #Personalities #Culture #History-and-society #Everyday-Science #Education-and-outreach #Nobel-Prize #Nobel #WestMidlands #WestMidsBranch #West-Midlands #Wolverhampton #IOP #Evening-Lecture #IOPBranchEvents
October 16, 2019
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It is also a treasure trove of anecdotes, injustices and curiosities that make the delight of everybody interested in what's buzzing in the highest intellectual circles, something between gossips and the History of Science
Laussy will give his traditional Nobel Lecture where, along with the most crunchy bits of this socio-scientific celebration, he presents in layman's terms the Science honoured on this year, namely, about our place in the cosmos
Address
University of Wolverhampton
Faculty of Science & Engineering, M
MA030
Wolverhampton
West Midlands (excluding University of Warwick)
United Kingdom
WV1 1NA
Link: The Nobel Prize in Physics

A Lunar Love Story: A history of mankind's fascination with the moon
Organised By IOP Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Tags #Moon #Astronomy-and-space #History #Culture -history-and-society #Lancashire-and-Cumbria #West-Cumbria
October 15, 2019
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  Hilary Royston-Bishop is a passionate Science Communicator and has previously toured with her IOP talk on the Ig-Nobel Prizes
Address
Hunday Manor Country House Hotel
Winscales
Workington
Cumbria
United Kingdom
CA14 4JF
Link: A Lunar Love Story: A history of mankind's fascination with the moon

The rise and rise of data Science
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #DataAcquisition #DataAnalysis #IOPBigData #Astronomy #Space #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Public #Lecture #LondonAndSouthEast
October 15, 2019
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All other details remain the same Speaker: Dr Tamara Clelford, Swamphen Enterprises Abstract: In 2012 Harvard Business Review described data Science as being “the sexiest job of the 21st Century”
  However, the field of data Science is still relatively unknown in the wider world
  In this talk Tamara will discuss the beginnings of data Science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career
  We will look at some famous uses of data Science and explain why today every business wants and needs a data Science department
  Come along and see for yourself how ‘sexy’ data Science is and experience the nerve wracking thrill of a live code
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: The rise and rise of data science

Minorities in STEM post Symposium Networking Reception
Organised By IOP Diversity team
Tags #Diversity-and-inclusion #Minorities #MinoritiesinSTEM #London
October 14, 2019
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* The symposium is aimed at final year undergraduate students and postgraduate students from Science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine fields from ethnic minority backgrounds
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Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Minorities in STEM post Symposium Networking Reception

Climate Science meets Politics
Organised By Royal Meteorological Society, Scottish Centre
Tags #Meteorology #ClimateChange #Scotland #Edinburgh
October 11, 2019
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Speaker David Warrilow OBE was a senior government Science advisor and international negotiator on climate change and environmental issues, such as ozone depletion and air pollution
Since retiring from the civil service in January 2016 David has undertaken several speaking engagements on the scientific background to the Paris Climate Agreement and on the use of Science to support policy
  Abstract Any Science that has societal relevance soon finds that it must engage with a very different world, where opinion and conviction may count for more than evidence
I will review how the obscure (to most people) subject of climate Science became centre stage in the an increasingly fractious debate on the environment, development and wealth
I will look at the how Science has fed in to the policy process, has become the battleground between environmentalists and free marketeers and the complexities and importance of Science in the development of a global response to climate change
Address
The Institute of Geography
University of Edinburgh
Drummond Street
Edinburgh
EH8 9XP
Link: Climate Science meets Politics

Science Apprentices: Skills Development Day
Organised By IOP, RSB, RSC
Tags Physics #Apprentices #Skills #Development #Assessment #Career #Apprenticeships London-and-South-East
October 10, 2019
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Understand the value of your apprenticeship and the skills you’ve gained Get tips for successfully completing your end point assessment Understand the importance of continuous professional development Prepare for possible internal job interviews and advancing your career  Gather valuable insights As well as tips and guidance to help you develop, former apprentices will share their experiences and talk about where they are now, and employers will talk about why they recruit Science apprentices and the value to their organisation
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Science Apprentices: Skills Development Day

Meet Dr Andy Aldrin, President and CEO, Aldrin Family Foundation
Organised By IOP North East branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-space Teeside
October 9, 2019
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ShareSpace Foundation believes in the power of Science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) to inspire and nurture the next generation of explorers – from astronauts to IT professionals to scientists to doctors
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Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College
Stockton-on-Tees
TS16 0LA
Link: Meet Dr Andy Aldrin, President and CEO, Aldrin Family Foundation

17th Technological Plasma Workshop (TPW'19)
Organised By IOP Plasma Physics Group
Tags #PlasmaPhysicsGroup #Technological #Plasmas
October 9, 2019
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The Technological Plasma Workshop (TPW) is a UK-based forum in the Science and technology of plasmas and gas discharges and delegates from all countries are very welcome to participate
Since the EPSRC Technological Plasma Initiative in 1997, technological plasmas have found new applications in diverse fields ranging from nano-Science, through biomedicine and environment, to space exploration
Address
Ricoh Arena
Coventry
UK
CV6 6GE
Link: 17th Technological Plasma Workshop (TPW'19)

Exoplanets
Organised By Carolian Astronomy Society
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #Exoplanets #eastmidsbranch
October 9, 2019
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King Charles I School, Kidderminster, Science Theatre
DY10 1XA
Link: Exoplanets

IOP SCB lecture: Stranger Worlds, The Sci-Fact in the Sci-Fi
Organised By IOP South Central Branch
Tags #SciFi #ScienceFiction #Lecture #Public #SouthCentralBranch #Guildford #Surrey #IOPBranchEvents
October 8, 2019
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The October IOP South Central Branch talk brings Brendan Owens, Senior Manager in Public Astronomy at the Royal Observatory Greenwich to talk about the Science fact behind Science fiction
Some of those inspired include scientists who are really exploring those big questions through Science, and sometimes they in turn pass on their Science knowledge to artists to inspire them
So what are the answers to these questions and how well do filmmakers in particular display the Science fact in the Science fiction? Astronomer Brendan Owens will help you find out in this tongue-in-cheek talk exploring the do’s and dont's of Science fiction while also exploring how sometimes the strangest Science fiction is closer to reality than you might think… This event is free to attend and registration is not required - just come along
Address
Lecture Theatre G
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH
Link: IOP SCB lecture: Stranger Worlds, The Sci-Fact in the Sci-Fi

World Space Week Evening public lecture: The hunt for dark matter
Organised By IOP South Central Branch and University of Surrey
Tags #DarkMatter #AstroPhysics #Astronomy #Lecture #Public #SouthCentralBranch #Guildford #Surrey #IOPBranchEvents
October 5, 2019
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After a two-year postdoctoral research position, also in Cambridge, he moved to the University of Zürich to join the computational Science group
Address
ODEON, Guildford
Bedford Road
Guildford
Surrey
UK
GU1 4SJ
Link: World Space Week Evening public lecture: The hunt for dark matter

Science in the Atrium: Dr Nic Labrosse
Organised By IOP Scotland and Inverness Royal Academy
Tags #Physics #SpaceWeather #IOPScotland #InvernessRoyalAcademy #Inverness #Scotland #IOPBranchEvents
October 3, 2019
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Small Atrium
Inverness Royal Academy
Culduthel Road
Inverness
IV2 6RE
Link: Science in the Atrium: Dr Nic Labrosse

Gravitational Waves: A new window to the universe
Organised By IOP East Anglia Branch
Tags #GravitationalWaves #LIGO #IOPBranchEvents #EastAngliaBranch #Ipswich
October 2, 2019
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Gravitational Waves A new window to the universe Award winning Science communicator and gravitational wave researcher Emma Osborne will talk about some of the challenges of detecting gravitational waves, which were predicted by Albert Einstein in 1916 and finally announced as having been detected by the LIGO and Virgo scientific collaboration on 11th February 2016   Register Here - https://www
Address
Venue Northgate Arts Centre name
Main Hall
Sidegate Lane
Ipswich
IP4 3D
Link: Gravitational Waves: A new window to the universe

John Tyndall: Provocative Victorian Physicist
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Climate #History #Culture #Society #Philosophy #Sociology #Religion #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Public #Lecture #LondonAndSouthEast #London #IOPBranch
October 2, 2019
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He was also one of the most visible public intellectuals of his age, expressing trenchant views on the relationship between Science and religion
Address
The Royal Institution
21 Albemarle St
Mayfair
London
UK
W15 4BS
Link: John Tyndall: Provocative Victorian Physicist

Frontiers of Physics 2019
Organised By IOP Ireland
Tags #IOPIreland #FrontiersofPhysics #Frontiers2019 #TeachPhysics #CPD #Waterford #WIT
September 28, 2019
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19th Annual Conference for all Teachers of Physics - including Junior Science Teachers A day of lectures, demonstrations, workshops and networking for all teachers of physics at Waterford Institute of technology with keynote speaker Gorazd Planinšič
Address
School of Physics
Waterford Institute of Technology
Main Campus Cork Road
Waterford City
Co. Waterford
Ireland
X91 K0EK
Link: Frontiers of Physics 2019

The Square Kilometre Array - Big Telescopes and Big Data
Organised By IOP East Englia Branch
Tags BigData BigTelescopes Norwich EastAnglia
September 27, 2019
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The Square Kilometre Array is a mega-Science project to build the world’s largest radio observatory comprising two ground-breaking arrays of radio antennas in desert locations in South Africa and Australia but with a headquarters in the UK
Rosie will describe this billion-dollar project, the transformational Science it hopes to enable and the challenges of handling the unprecedented amounts of data it will generate for researchers
Address
University of East Anglia Lecture Theatre 4
Norwich Research Park
Norwich
NR4 7TJ
Link: The Square Kilometre Array - Big Telescopes and Big Data

Oxford University Earth Sciences Labs and Clarendon Lab's New Beecroft Building on 26th September 2019
Organised By John Temple for REMS/LSE
Tags #OxfordUniversity #ClarendonLaboratory #EarthSciences #BeecroftBuilding #REMS
September 26, 2019
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org Description: In the morning we shall be shown around the Department of Earth Sciences which has some interesting physics toys (further details in the full flyer)
30   Meet in foyer of Earth Sciences building (E on the map), South Parks Road for tea/coffee 11
00   Conducted Tour of the Earth Sciences laboratories 12
30   Disperse When and where to meet: assemble from 10:30 to 11:00 at Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN Getting there: By car        (See map in full REMS flyer) Parking in the city is expensive (typically £6
60;  bus passes are valid Alight at Keble Road (500) or Little Clarendon Street (300) and walk to “E” on South Parks Road             By public transport          (See map on full flyer for locations) Rail to Oxford or Oxford Parkway then bus 500 to Keble Road and walk to “E” on  South Parks Road  (500 runs station to station) Bus X90, Oxford Tube or National Express to Gloucester Green then walk to “E” on South Parks Road 300 & 500 on the map are bus stops (shown as dots) nearest the labs Map Key        R=Railway Stn;   B=Bus Stn;  300 & 500 = Bus stops;                         E=Earth Sciences Bldg;  P=Physics (Beecroft Bldg) Size of party:   Maximum:  24 Cost:          £14
org or   John Temple: 01865 86 1934 or 0777 944 5251 Late arrivals Please ring John (0777 944 5251) and wait at Reception in Earth Sciences on arrival
Address
Earth Sciences Building, University of Oxford
Department of Earth Sciences
South Parks Road
Oxford
Oxon.
UK
OX1 3AN
Link: Oxford University Earth Sciences Labs and Clarendon Lab's New Beecroft Building on 26th September 2019

Exoplanets - Investigating planets around other stars
Organised By IOP East Anglia Branch
Tags #IOPBranchEvents #EastAngliaBranch #Ipswich #Astronomy #Exoplanets
September 26, 2019
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He is interested in public outreach and Science communication as well as the evolution of galaxies over cosmic time
Address
Thomas Theatre
Kesgrave High School
Main Road
Kesgrave
Link: Exoplanets - Investigating planets around other stars

QUANTUM MECHANICS & NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Organised By Scientific Federation
Tags #Mechanics #Nucleus #Engineering #Science #Physics
September 26, 2019
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Link: QUANTUM MECHANICS & NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Public lecture: To c or not to c - physics in Science fiction writing
Organised By Nottingham University physics and IOP East Midlands Branch
Tags #Science-fiction #ScienceFiction #SciFi #Space #Fiction #Nottingham #EastMidlands #EastMidlandsBranch #Midlands #IOPBranchEvents
September 25, 2019
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Science fiction has long been divided between authors who try to get all the physics right and those who abandon any pretence at considering real-world Science at all
To have >c or <c? That is the question…” David Wilkinson is a chartered physicist, regional manager for the Institute of Physics, visiting fellow in Science and technology at Nottingham Trent University and Science fiction author; shortlisted for the 2015 East Midlands Book Award If you would like any more information about the lecture or would like to be added to the mailing list please contact Chris Staddon (School of Physics and Astronomy) chris
Address
Lecture Theatre B1, Physics Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD
Link: Public lecture: To c or not to c - physics in science fiction writing

Evening Lecture: The SI Redefined
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #NationalPhysicalLaboratory #WestMidlands #Birmingham #IOPBranch #WestMidsBranch
September 24, 2019
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Progress in Science and engineering is often linked to progress in metrology – the Science of measurement
If we cannot measure something then we cannot begin to understand it (Science) or improve it (engineering)
Address
University of Birmingham, Poynting Building
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
Link: Evening Lecture: The SI Redefined

Visit to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN Geneva
Organised By Stewart Coulter for the Retired Members' Section, LSE Branch
Tags #LargeHadronCollider #CERN #Geneva #Science #REMS
September 21, 2019
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CERN
Esplanade des Particules
1 1217 Meyrin
Switzerland
Link: Visit to the Large Hadron Collider at CERN Geneva

13th Annual East Midlands Network Day
Organised By IOP Education, Midlands
Tags #Education #Outreach #Uppingham #Teacher #Technician #CPD #Network #EastMidlands #WestMidlands
September 21, 2019
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  Physics specialists, non-specialist teachers, technicians - all are welcome to join in with this invaluable full day of CPD brought to you free of charge by the Institute of Physics at the award-winning Science Centre at Uppingham School
Address
The Science Centre, Uppingham School
Uppingham
LE15 9QD
Link: 13th Annual East Midlands Network Day

Standing up for Science Workshop
Organised By Sense about Science
Tags #SenseAboutSci #VoiceOfYoungSci #Scotland #Edinburgh
September 20, 2019
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FREE for STEM and social Science early career researchers (PhDs, postdocs or equivalent), trainees and medical professionals
The workshop is being run as part of our Voice of Young Science network, which consists of nearly 4000 early career researchers from across Europe who are committed to taking an active role in public discussions of Science and evidence
Address
University of Edinburgh
Link: Standing up for Science Workshop

The Scientific Legacy of the Third Baron Rayleigh
Organised By IOP History of Physics Group
Tags #IOPGroupEvents #HistoryOfPhysicsGroup
September 19, 2019
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University of Cambridge
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Free School Lane
Cambridge
United Kingdom
CB2 3RH
Link: The Scientific Legacy of the Third Baron Rayleigh

Quantum Physics in the Macro World
Organised By IOP Oxford Centre
Tags #Quantum #Quantum-mechanics #Oxford #IOPBranch #LondonAndSouthEast
September 17, 2019
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The Institute of Physics and Oxford University are pleased to be hosting Vlatko Vedral, Professor of Quantum Information Science at the University of Oxford
Address
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Clarendon Laboratory
Parks Road
Oxford
Oxon
United Kingdom
OX1 3PU
Link: Quantum Physics in the Macro World

Molecules at Surfaces: What do we really know?
Organised By University of Liverpool
Tags #ThinFilmsAndSurfacesGroup #Liverpool
September 12, 2019
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This Frontier Science symposium will focus on international achievements in the atomistic understanding of molecule/surface interactions and the challenges that remain for the future
uk/surface-Science/conferences/molecules-at-surfaces/ The symposium is being financially supported by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Liverpool, CCP5, the Solid Surfaces Interest Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Thin Films and Surfaces Group of the Institute of Physics
Address
Central Teaching Hub
University of Liverpool
Off Brownlow Hill
Liverpool
Merseyside
United Kingdom
L69 7BX
Link: Molecules at Surfaces: What do we really know?

A Universe From Scratch
Organised By Carolian Astronomy Society
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #Galaxies #West-Midlands
September 11, 2019
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Astronomy is mostly a visual and non-experimental Science
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King Charles I School, Kidderminster, Science Theatre, DY10 1XA
Link: A Universe From Scratch

Physical Aspects of Polymer Science
Organised By IOP Polymer Physics Group
Tags #IOPGroupEvents #PolymerPhysicsGroup
September 11, 2019
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University of Lincoln
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
United Kingdom
LN6 7TS
Link: Physical Aspects of Polymer Science

RAMS 2019
Organised By University of Liverpool
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September 9, 2019
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RAMS2019 will cover a wide range of topics in Materials Science organised by a very diverse ECR materials community within the University of Liverpool: in the Materials Innovation Factory (MIF), the School of Engineering and the School of Physical Sciences
We welcome Abstracts submission within any area in Materials Science and Chemistry with particular focus on the following topics: Colloidal processing and soft materials (Dr Esther Garcia-Tunon and Dr Tom McDonald) Advanced characterisation techniques (Dr Sam Chong and Dr Layla Mehdi) Functional materials (Dr Anna Slater and Dr Colin Crick) Complex, bioinspired structures and composites (Dr Tom Hasell and Dr Esther Garcia-Tunon) Materials of the future (Dr Sam Chong and Dr Colin Crick)
Address
University of Liverpool
Link: RAMS 2019

Science in the Atrium: Dr Paul Dalgarno
Organised By IOP Scotland and Inverness Royal Academy
Tags #Physics #Blackholes #IOPScotland #InvernessRoyalAcademy #Scotland #Inverness #IOPBranchEvents
September 5, 2019
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Small Atrium
Inverness Royal Academy
Culduthel Road
Inverness
IV2 6RE
Link: Science in the Atrium: Dr Paul Dalgarno

4th Edwards Symposium - Emerging Trends in Soft Matter
Organised By University of Cambridge
Tags #Polymers #SoftMatterAndLiquids #Materials #East-Anglia #London
September 4, 2019
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The 4th Edwards Symposium on Emerging Trends in Soft Matter, will take place at the Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge on 4th – 6th September 2019
The Edwards Symposium Series highlights the latest developments in soft matter Science with a particular (but not exclusive) emphasis on theoretical and mathematical models, and on how these models can inform industrial processes, materials, and design
  This year's workshop focusses on the following soft matter areas (including their industrial challenges): ·       New perspectives on detergency ·       Active and driven phase separation ·       Rheology of dense suspensions ·       Environmentally sustainable plastics These themes pose fundamental questions in basic Science that will be addressed by distinguished academic speakers
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Centre for Mathematical Sciences
University of Cambridge
Wilberforce Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
United Kingdom
CB3 0WA
Link: 4th Edwards Symposium - Emerging Trends in Soft Matter

UKRI STFC Introductory Course in Astronomy for New Research Students
Organised By Science and Technology Facilities Council
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August 26, 2019
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The UKRI STFC Introductory Course in Astronomy for New Research Students will be held in the School of Physical Sciences (SPS) at the University of Kent in the week August 26 to 30, 2019
The meeting will be hosted by the Centre of Astronomy and Planetary Sciences within SPS supported by the School’s Public Engagement and Communication (PEC) team and the Institute of Physics
The School will also contain complementary activities related to student training (Public engagement and Science communication training)
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University of Kent
Canterbury
Kent
United Kingdom
CT2 7NZ
Link: UKRI STFC Introductory Course in Astronomy for New Research Students

International Advanced School on Muon Spectroscopy
Organised By STFC (UK), PSI (Switzerland), University of Oxford
Tags #MUON #Magnetism #STFC #UniversityOfOxford #PaulScherrerInstitute #muonium #Chemistry #Physics #Energy #Semiconductors #Superconductivity #Molecules #Materials #DFT #Spectroscopy #ISISFacility
August 16, 2019
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A new theory-fosussed school where advanced concepts of muon spectroscopy will be taught across a wide range of Science areas
P​rogramme The first half of the school will introduce the muon spectroscopy technique and various Science areas
The second half will focus on an in-depth discussion of its application to different Science areas
There will be a series of lectures on each Science subjects
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STFC Rutherford Appleton Lab
Harwell Campus
Oxfordshire
United Kingdom
OX11 0QX
Link: International Advanced School on Muon Spectroscopy

Space Adventures Code Labs
Organised By IOP South West and CAST
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #Art #coding #IOPBigData #SouthWestBranch #Cornwall #SouthWest #IOPBranch
August 10, 2019
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Cornubian Arts and Science Trust (CAST)
3 Penrose Rd
Helston
Cornwall
TR13 8TP
Link: Space Adventures Code Labs

North Wales Physics Teachers' Conference / Cynhadledd Athrawon Ffiseg Gogledd Cymru
Organised By Anthony Clowser (North Wales PNC)
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July 15, 2019
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25 Talk 1 - Science and Technology in the New Curriculum, Nantlle 205 10
50 Talk 2 - Best Evidence Science Teaching (Introduction), Nantlle 205 10
30 Feedback forms and thanks, Nantlle 205   Talk 1: The new curriculum for the Science and Technology Area and Learning and Experience – DRAFT Introduction to the new curriculum framework
What matters in Science and Technology, and the role of the progression steps and achievement outcomes
Nicola Jones - Science Support and Improvement Adviser for the GwE consortia Vice Chair of the Science and Technology Area for Learning and Experience Talk 2: Best Evidence Science Teaching (Introduction) This session introduces a new collection of free, research evidence-informed resources for effective teaching of difficult ideas, embedded formative assessment and adaptive lesson planning in 11-14 (KS3) Science
The resources are developed by the University of York Science Education Group and the Salters' Institute
Peter Fairhurst - I joined the University of York Science Education Group in January 2018 as the lead physicist for a large, research informed curriculum development project called Best Evidence Science Teaching (BEST)
I have had leadership roles for Special Educational Needs, Physics (11-19), KS3 Science, and for fifteen years I led a large and successful Science department in York which had a very strong focus on research informed practice
Nicola Jones - Ymgynghorydd Cefnogi a Gwella Gwyddoniaeth ar gyfer consortia GwE Is-gadeirydd y Maes Gwyddoniaeth a Thechnoleg ar gyfer Dysgu a Phrofiad   Cyflwyniad 2: Addysgu Gwyddoniaeth Tystiolaeth Orau / Best Evidence Science Teaching (BEST) Mae'r sesiwn hon yn cyflwyno casgliad newydd o adnoddau ymchwil sy'n seiliedig ar dystiolaeth ar gyfer addysgu syniadau anodd yn effeithiol, asesu ffurfiannol sefydledig a chynllunio gwersi addasol mewn gwyddoniaeth 11-14 (CA3)
Peter Fairhurst - Ymunais â Grŵp Addysg Gwyddoniaeth Prifysgol Efrog ym mis Ionawr 2018 fel y prif ffisegydd ar gyfer prosiect datblygu cwricwlwm mawr, wedi'i lywio gan ymchwil, o'r enw Best Evidence Science Teaching (BEST)
Address
School of Education
Normal Site
Bangor University
Bangor
Gwynedd
Wales
LL57 2PZ
Link: North Wales Physics Teachers' Conference / Cynhadledd Athrawon Ffiseg Gogledd Cymru

The Science of Armageddon
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #Telescopes-and-space-missions #Ecosystems #LondonAndSouthEastBranch, #public, #lecture, #AWE, #Berkshire, #Armageddon, #London-and-South-East
July 15, 2019
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William Penny Theatre, Recreational Society,
West Gate
AWE
Aldermaston
Reading
United Kingdom
RG7 4PR
Link: The Science of Armageddon

PUBlic Seminar
Organised By University of York
Tags #Education-and-outreach #Biophysics #Art-and-Science #Everyday-Science #Yorkshire
July 15, 2019
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Rook and Gaskill Free House
12 Lawrence Street
York
YO10 3WP
Link: PUBlic Seminar

STEM Diversity Workshop
Organised By IOP South West Branch
Tags #Diversity-and-inclusion #Education-and-outreach #South-West #England #Devon
July 15, 2019
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In collaboration with PRISM Exeter and Tech Exeter, the IOP South West Branch is running for a workshop on equality, diversity and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
- Presentation about Diversity & Inclusion (10mins) - Interactive workshop in groups - Workshop/group discussion focused on inclusivity, minority groups in Science, education and inclusivity initiatives (20 mins - Final thoughts and close (10 mins)   About the Speaker Kayisha Payne began her Higher Education journey at Aston University where she read Chemical Engineering
Realising the lack of representation of Black individuals in STEM from education right through to industry, as of January 2018, she founded a non-profit organisation named BBSTEM, Black British Professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths
Address
Exeter Phoenix
Gandy Street
Exeter
Devon
England
EX4 3LS
Link: STEM Diversity Workshop

Space Teaching Practice Workshop
Organised By IOP Higher Education Group
Tags #IOPGroupEvents #HigherEducationGroup
July 8, 2019
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Spacecraft engineering and space Science are areas that attract highly motivated students who seek employment in the rapidly evolving space sector
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
United Kingdom
N1 9BU
Link: Space Teaching Practice Workshop

IOP South Regional Teacher Day
Organised By Suzy Gray, IOP Regional Coordination Consultant
Tags Electricity requiredpracticals isaacphysics ultrasound transmitters cloudchamber make&take usingsmartphones waves Science physic #CPD #TeacherEvent #Teacher #Technician #Teaching #Conference #NQT #trainee #CPDconference Surrey South SouthEast Homecounties
July 6, 2019
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50 Keynote Presentation: Small Science – Big Future… Dr Annela Seddon, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials, University of Bristol 12
25 Session Three – Workshop choices: Shocked and Stunned –static electricity; Hooked on Springs; Teaching electricity; new challenges for students from KS3 (or younger) to A-level; Mystery boxes – Analogues, observations and problem solving; Understanding and implementing Science capital in your practice; Ultrasound Transmitters and receivers make & take; Gender Balance and Classroom Practice
Address
Charterhouse School
Charterhouse Road
Godalming
Surrey
United Kingdom
GU7 2DE
Link: IOP South Regional Teacher Day

South West Physics CPD Day 2019
Organised By Alastair Cuthbertson, PTNC Devon & Cornwall
Tags SWPhysicsDay #KS3 #KS4 #KS5 #Science #Physics #Electromagnetism exo-climatology physicsmake&take non-specialist specialist #CPD #TeacherEvent #Teacher #Technician #Teaching #Conference #NQT #trainee #CPDconference #SouthWest #Devon
July 2, 2019
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Ivybridge Community College
Harford Road
Ivybridge
Devon
United Kingdom
PL21 0JA
Link: South West Physics CPD Day 2019

IOP Instrumentation for Combustion and Environmental Sensing
Organised By IOP Instrument Science and Technology Group
Tags #IOPGroupEvents #InstrumentScienceAndTechGroup
June 25, 2019
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The University of Manchester
SchoolofElectricalandElectronicEngineering
Sackville Street Building (Room D45a)
Sackville Street
Manchester
United Kingdom
M1 3WE
Link: IOP Instrumentation for Combustion and Environmental Sensing

Meet the Moon
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Culture #Edinburgh #Scotland #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #IOPBigData #Moon50 Scotland Edinburgh Portobello
June 19, 2019
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Ben Craven is a lifelong Apollo enthusiast who has been interested in Science for as long as he can remember
After studying Science at university he entered the world of research, investigating our sense of sight
He left the academic world and became part of the development team for the interactive exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre
Since then he has worked as a freelance Science communicator, as well as teaching at Glasgow School of Art and the Open University
Address
Bellfield
16a Bellfield Street
Portobello
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH15 2BP
Link: Meet the Moon

Visit to Daresbury Laboratory
Organised By IOP Lancashire & Cumbria
Tags #Accelerator #visit #Daresbury #Cockcroft #Lancashire #Cumbria
June 19, 2019
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org/research/accelerator-Science/clara-compact-linear-accelerator-for-research-and-applications/ A coach has been booked and there are still a few places open
Address
Daresbury Laboratory
Sci-TechDaresbury
Keckwick Lane
Warrington
Cheshire
England
WA4 4AD
Link: Visit to Daresbury Laboratory

Career Pathways for Women in STEM
Organised By Oxford University Women in Materials Science and IoP LSE Branch
Tags #Women #STEM #Teaching #Academia #Research #Industry #Career #LondonAndSouthEast #IOPBranch
June 18, 2019
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This event is a unique forum for inspiring female role models, who have used a Science degree to underpin their careers, to share their employment experiences and challenges to date
Our speakers will be established professionals and eminent academics representing a diverse range of disciplines; from Science policy and academia to entrepreneurship and engineering
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Career Pathways for Women in STEM

Alex Bellos: The World's Favourite Number
Organised By IOP Yorkshire Branch
Tags #Mathematics-and-computation #Mathematical-physics #AlexBellos
June 6, 2019
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In a talk that includes mathematics, psychology and the history of Science, Bellos reveals the curious patterns behind our emotional responses to numbers - what they say about us, and what’s important about them
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St Peter's School
Clifton
York
N.Yorks
UK
YO30 6AB
Link: Alex Bellos: The World's Favourite Number

Rugby meeting: The annual meeting for teachers of physics in schools and colleges 2019
Organised By Institute of Physics
Tags #CPD #TeacherEvent #Teacher #Rugby #RebeccaSmethurst
June 5, 2019
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Saturday Science: Novel Physics Projects for STEM Clubs, Neil Downie
Address
Rugby School
LawrenceSheriffStreet
Rugby
United Kingdom
CV22 5EH
Link: Rugby meeting: The annual meeting for teachers of physics in schools and colleges 2019

The Rise and Rise of Data Science
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Data-acquisition-and-analysis #LondonAndSouthEastBranch, #public, #lecture, #HERTS, #London-and-South-East #Hertfordshire
June 3, 2019
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Speaker: Dr Tamara Clelford, Swamphen Enterprises Abstract: In 2012 Harvard Business Review described data Science as being “the sexiest job of the 21st Century”
 However, the field of data Science is still relatively unknown in the wider world
 In this talk Tamara will discuss the beginnings of data Science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career
 We will look at some famous uses of data Science and explain why today every business wants and needs a data Science department
Come along and see for yourself how ‘sexy’ data Science is and experience the nerve wracking thrill of live coding
Address
Lindop Building
University of Hertfordshire,
College Lane
Hatfield
United Kingdom
AL10 9AB
Link: The Rise and Rise of Data Science

To The Moon and Back - Glasgow
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags IOPBigData #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Glasgow #Culture #Scotland #Quiz #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #BigData Glasgow
May 28, 2019
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In celebration of this year’s fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the Institute of Physics presents an evening of scintillating Science cabaret exploring one of humankind’s greatest achievements – travelling to the Moon
Join Science communicator and Apollo enthusiast Ben Craven, literary theorist Simon Malpas, big data specialist Joanna McKenzie and Alastair Bruce of the Royal Observatory for talks, songs and stories of lunar travels and travails including a moon-themed quiz
Address
The Hug and Pint
171 Great Western Road
Glasgow
Scotland
United Kingdom
G4 9AW
Link: To The Moon and Back - Glasgow

E-MRS 2019 Spring Meeting
Organised By European Materials Research Society
Tags #EuropeanMaterialsResearchSociety #Science #Energy
May 27, 2019
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Nice
EsplanadeJohnFitzgeraldKennedy
Nice
Alpes-Maritimes
France
Link: E-MRS 2019 Spring Meeting

Black Holes and Quantum Computers
Organised By DCU, DIAS, NUI Maynooth, TCD, TUD, UCD
Tags #Gravity #QuantumComputing #BlackHoles #Dublin
May 22, 2019
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Marika Taylor, Professor of Theoretical Physics and Deputy Head of Mathematical Sciences, University of Southampton
She is a Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and was awarded the 2008 Minerva Prize
In 2012 she moved back to the UK to establish a new research centre in astronomy and particle physics at the University of Southampton, where she is currently Professor of Theoretical Physics and Deputy Head of the School of Mathematical Sciences
Address
Joly Lecture Theatre
Hamilton Building
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin 2
Ireland
Link: Black Holes and Quantum Computers

Family Day: Exploring Measurement
Organised By Public Engagement and Outreach
Tags #FamilyDay #London #Free
May 18, 2019
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How long does a second last? How did we decide how far a metre is? What is the difference between light and dark? Units of measurement are part of our everyday lives but you might not know that the ways in which we measure the world around us are changing! Join the Institute of Physics and the National Physical Laboratory for a day of fun, free Science activities for all the family
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Family Day: Exploring Measurement

Two events for the International Day of Light.
Organised By IOP South West
Tags #Light-sources #InternationalDayofLight #SouthWest #SouthWestBranch #Exeter
May 16, 2019
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  Examples of polarised light in nature, Science and technology will be presented and discussed
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Lecture Theatre 004,
Harrison Building,
University of Exeter (Streatham Campus)
Exeter
Devon
UK
Link: Two events for the International Day of Light.

International Day of Light - Live Stream
Organised By Cornwall Science Community
Tags #SouthWest #Cornwall #InternationalDayofLight
May 16, 2019
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Lecture Theatre 1
Peter Lanyon Building
Penryn Campus, University of Exeter
Penryn
Cornwall
UK
TR10 9FE
Link: International Day of Light - Live Stream

Branch Lecture: A Brief History of Gravity
Organised By IOP South Central Branch
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May 14, 2019
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The May IoP South Central Branch talk brings Prof Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics and Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey to talk about the weakest of the fundamental forces
Address
Lecture Theatre G, University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
United Kingdom
GU2 7XH
Link: Branch Lecture: A Brief History of Gravity

A Brief History of Gravity
Organised By South Central
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May 14, 2019
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Presenter: Professor Jim Al-Khalili, Professor of Physics and Public Engagement in Science, University of Surrey Professor Al-Khalili will talk about gravity and the mysteries associated with the weakest of the four fundamental forces
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UniversityofSurrey LectureTheatreD,StagHillCampus Guildford SurreyGU27XH
Link: A Brief History of Gravity

Lollipops and Neutrons: What do they have in Common?
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Lecture #Physics #IOP #OpenUniversity #MiltonKeynes #public
May 14, 2019
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Speaker: Dr Silvia Capelli, Science and Engineering Facilities Council Abstract: Crystals can be found anywhere around us: from sugar and salt on our dining tables, to snowflakes and gemstones in nature, up in roofs in solar panels or in electrical cars' batteries
Address
Berrill Lecture Theatre
Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Link: Lollipops and Neutrons: What do they have in Common?

Moon: Art, Science, Culture (Public lecture)
Organised By Liverpool John Moores University
Tags #moon #public #art #Science #culture #liverpool
May 13, 2019
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Join astronomer Dr Robert Massey and art historian Dr Alexandra Loske for an illustrated talk about how our obsession with the Moon has manifested itself in the Sciences and visual arts, from earliest ritualistic drawings and objects, Romantic symbolism and silent movies, to scientific observation, photography, and space race propaganda
In his spare time he teaches his nine year old daughter about Science, enjoys running, hiking, cycling, cooking and when babysitting allows spends time with his wife enjoying the cultural life of his home city of Bristol
With the art historian Dr Alexandra Loske, he recently published Moon: Art, Science, Culture to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing
Address
Redmonds Building, LJMU
BrownlowHill
Liverpool
L3 5UG
Link: Moon: Art, Science, Culture (Public lecture)

IOP at Exeter Pride 2019
Organised By IOP South West Branch
Tags #Diversity-and-inclusion #volunteering #South-West
May 11, 2019
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  In association with PRISM (Exeter's network for LGBTQ+ individuals in Science, tech, engineering, mathematics, and medicine), we've also ensured a presence for LGBTQ+ physicists and allies in the Pride parade under their banner of "Proud to be Scientists"
Address
Northernhay Gardens
Exeter
Devon
UK
EX4 3SA
Link: IOP at Exeter Pride 2019

The Rise and Rise of Data Science
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #London #Lecture #Physics #IOP #public #oxford #bigdata #IOPbigdata
May 10, 2019
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Speaker: Dr Tamara Sheret, Swamphen Enterprises Abstract: In 2012 Harvard Business Review described data Science as being “the sexiest job of the 21st Century”
However, the field of data Science is still relatively unknown in the wider world
In this talk Tamara will discuss the beginnings of data Science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career
We will look at some famous uses of data Science and explain why today every business wants and needs a data Science department
Come along and see for yourself how versatile data Science is and experience the nerve wracking thrill of live coding Info: Lectures held at 6
uk/e/data-Science-the-sexiest-job-of-the-21st-century-by-dr-tamara-sheret-tickets-55826452422
Address
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Clarendon Laboratory
Parks Road
Oxford University
OX1 3PU
Link: The Rise and Rise of Data Science

Top 5 Unanswered Questions in Astronomy
Organised By IOP Norwich Centre
Tags #Astronomy-and-space #EastAngliaBranch #NorwichCentre
May 10, 2019
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Astronomy is just like any Science, it is not what you know that is important but what you don’t know!  In this lecture, TV Astronomer and Author Mark Thompson from BBC Stargazing LIVE takes a look at the top FIVE questions that still challenge astronomers
Address
Lecture Theatre 4
University of East Anglia
Norwich
Norfolk
United Kingdom
NR4 7TJ
Link: Top 5 Unanswered Questions in Astronomy

A Day at Birmingham University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy
Organised By London and the South East Retired Members Section & Birmingham University
Tags ##LondonSouthEast, ##RetiredMembers ##Birmingham #University ##Tom #Jacobs ##Tony #Colclough ##REMS
May 9, 2019
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uk/ (R14 on campus map) Take train to go to city centre for Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery National Sealife Centre Brindley place (a walk near the canals) Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum  
Address
Birmingham University
Edgbaston
Birmingham
United Kingdom
B15 2TT
Link: A Day at Birmingham University’s Department of Physics and Astronomy

Fibre Optic Shape and Deformation Sensing: An Emerging Technology
Organised By IOP Instrument Science and Technology Group
Tags #IOPGroupEvents #InstrumentScienceAndTechnologyGroup
May 7, 2019
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Institute of Physics
37CaledonianRoad
London
Greater London
United Kingdom
N1 9BU
Link: Fibre Optic Shape and Deformation Sensing: An Emerging Technology

Plastic: Fantastic, blessing or curse?
Organised By Merseyside Branch
Tags #Merseyside #Branch #Ann #Marks #Memorial #Plastics #Pollution #MerseysideBranch
May 7, 2019
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From being heralded a revolution in materials’ processing, to current end-of-life concerns, I will consider the pros and cons of plastics use, and ask what Science is doing to revamp the image of this societally life changing product
Address
University of Liverpool, Central Teaching Hub
Liverpool
Merseyside
United Kingdom
L69
Link: Plastic: Fantastic, blessing or curse?

Towards the Island of Stability: Modern Techniques for Superheavy Element Detection
Organised By IOP East Midlands Derby Centre
Tags #Superheavy #Element #Island #Stability #Detection #Experiment #Nuclear #Accelerator #Science #Engineering #STEM #Event #Public #Free #Institute #Physics #Lecture #Derby #EastMidlands #EastMids #EastMidlandsBranch #East #Midlands #Branch #Centre #University #UOD #UniversityOfDerby #Derbyshire #Kedleston #IOP
May 1, 2019
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Derby University
Kedleston Road Campus
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 1GB
Link: Towards the Island of Stability: Modern Techniques for Superheavy Element Detection

Why does a Brass Instrument Sound Brassy? The Shocking Truth Revealed!
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #IOPBranchevents #Physics #@Physicsnews #WestMidsBranch #Worcester #IOPHWC
May 1, 2019
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This talk explores the Science of brass instruments, with many demonstrations
Address
University of Worcester, St John's Campus
RoomEEG089(tobeconfirmed)
Worcester
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
WR2 6AJ
Link: Why does a Brass Instrument Sound Brassy? The Shocking Truth Revealed!

The Sun - Living with Our Star
Organised By MC Black for the Retired members' Section, LSE/IOP
Tags #Sun #REMS #LSE #Daytime
April 30, 2019
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From 3,000-year-old artefacts to upcoming space missions and even a nuclear fusion reactor, we will be led on a visual, action-packed journey that brings the Science of the Sun to life
uk/see-and-do/the-sun-living-with-our-star Meet at 10:30 in the Science Museum’s Energy Café (Level 0 next to the shop)
Timetable:                 10:30 – Meet in the Energy Café;                                     11:00 – Tour Starts;                                     12:30 – Tour Finishes – lunch;                                     14:00 – Visit either Science Museum or Natural History Museum (which now incorporates the Geological Museum)
Address
The Science Museum
Exhibition Road
South Kensington
London
GB
SW7 2DD
Link: The Sun - Living with Our Star

10th Intelligent Imaging
Organised By The Knowledge Transfer Network
Tags #ScienceTech #Conference #IOPBusiness
April 29, 2019
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Institute of Physics
37CaledonianRoad
London
United Kingdom
N1 9BU
Link: 10th Intelligent Imaging

Electronics in a spin?
Organised By IOP Manchester and District Branch
Tags ##ManchesterAndDistrictBranch ##Manchester
April 24, 2019
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The talk explores the Science underpinning GMR and spintronics, the different routes to its discovery taken by Professors Grünberg and Fert, the new Science, materials and applications that the discovery has triggered and the considerable potential for the future
Address
Lecture theatre 1, Brooks Building
ManchesterMetropolitanUniversity
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX
Link: Electronics in a spin?

To the Moon and Back
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Culture #Music #Edinburgh #Scotland #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #IOPBigData
April 23, 2019
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Join astrophysicist Martin Hendry, literary theorist Simon Malpas, Science communicator and Apollo enthusiast Ben Craven and Alastair Bruce of the Royal Observatory for a scintillating Science cabaret taking in stories of lunar travels and travails, including a moon-themed quiz and songs from Scottish folk singer Jemima Thewes
Address
The Voodoo Rooms
19aWestRegisterStreet
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH2 2AA
Link: To the Moon and Back

Summiting the Science of Everest
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #London #Lecture #Physics #IOP #public #everest
April 17, 2019
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Speaker: Dr Melanie Windridge, Imperial College London/Tokamak Energy Abstract: Mount Everest, the ultimate endurance challenge, is a place where Science plays a huge part in performance and survival
 Telling the story of her own summit attempt, Dr Melanie Windridge investigates how advances in Science and technology enable ordinary people to summit and survive the extremes
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
Kings Cross
London
N1 9BU
Link: Summiting the Science of Everest

ISSC22 Interdisciplinary Surface Science Conference
Organised By IOP Thin Films and Surfaces Group
Tags #IOPGroupEvents #ThinFilmsAndSurfacesGroup #IOPBusiness
April 15, 2019
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Swansea University
Swansea
Swansea
United Kingdom
SA2 8PP
Link: ISSC22 Interdisciplinary Surface Science Conference

How the Jay Bird got its Stripes: What Nanotechnology and Photonics can Learn from Biology
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #IOPBranchevents #Physics #@Physicsnews #WestMidsBranch #Worcester #IOPHWC
April 10, 2019
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In 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society, and in 2009 he won the Tabor Medal of the UK’s Institute of Physics for his contributions to nanoScience
Address
University of Worcester, St John's Campus
RoomEEG089(tobeconfirmed)
Worcester
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
WR2 6AJ
Link: How the Jay Bird got its Stripes: What Nanotechnology and Photonics can Learn from Biology

International Conference on High Energy Density Science (ICHED)
Organised By IOP Plasma Physics Group
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March 31, 2019
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The anticipated technical applications are also diverse, ranging from inertial confinement fusion to particle acceleration for Science or medicine, to sources of light or neutrons for industrial purposes
Address
University College
Oxford
Oxfordshire
United Kingdom
OX1 4BH
Link: International Conference on High Energy Density Science (ICHED)

How do Physics and Maths explain Biology?
Organised By Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust
Tags #Hertfordshire #publiclecture #LondonandSouthEastbranch
March 26, 2019
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  Since then he has spent most of his time working with school pupils and presenting mathematics and Science to general audiences of all ages
Address
Howlands Baptist Church
9TheCommons
Herts
AL7 4RW
Link: How do Physics and Maths explain Biology?

The Physics of Friction
Organised By IOP Merseyside Branch
Tags #Friction, #Lubrication, #engineering, #research #MerseysideBranch #Liverpool #Merseyside
March 26, 2019
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Branch talk The Physics of Friction Dr Ian Taylor, Shell Global Solutions Friction ranks alongside astronomy as the oldest Science studied by humans
Address
Central Taeching Hub
LiverpoolUniversity(building#221)
Liverpool
L69 3BX
Link: The Physics of Friction

Standing Up for Science Workshop
Organised By IOP Ireland
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March 22, 2019
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Find out how to make your voice heard in public debates about Science and evidence
FREE for early career researchers and scientists in all Sciences, engineering, medicine and social Sciences (PhD students, post-docs or equivalent in first job)
Contact ilaina@senseaboutScience
Address
Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Pearse Street, Dublin 2
Link: Standing Up for Science Workshop

Philosophy of physics
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
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March 21, 2019
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Speaker Dr Alistair Wilson, University of Birmingham Abstract: Dr Alastair Wilson is a philosopher who works on the philosophy of Science and metaphysics
Address
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
ClarendonLaboratory
Parks Road
Oxford University
OX1 3PU
Link: Philosophy of physics

Philosophy of Physics
Organised By London and South East
Tags #LondonSouthEast #Oxford #Philosophy
March 21, 2019
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Presenter: Dr Alistair Wilson, University of Birmingham Dr Wilson is a philosopher who works on the philosophy of Science and metaphysics
Address
Martin Wood lecture theatre
ClarendonLaboratory,ParksRoad
University of Oxford
Oxford
OX1 3PU
Link: Philosophy of Physics

SciBar: Towards Slightly Less Dumb Cities
Organised By British Science Association and North East Branch
Tags #scibar #bigdata
March 20, 2019
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The Old George in the Courtyard Newcaslte
ClothMarket
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 1EZ
Link: SciBar: Towards Slightly Less Dumb Cities

Redefining the Kilogram, the Kelvin, the Ampere and the Mole: Why you should care even though you won't notice
Organised By IOP South West Branch
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March 19, 2019
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Talk by: Michael de Podesta (NPL) Progress in Science and engineering is often linked to progress in metrology
If we cannot measure something then we cannot begin to understand it (Science) or improve it (engineering)
Address
Sarum College
Salisbury SP1 2EE
SP1 2EE
Link: Redefining the Kilogram, the Kelvin, the Ampere and the Mole: Why you should care even though you won't notice

The Rise and Rise of Data Science
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Lecture #Physics #OpenUniversity #MiltonKeynes #public #bigdata #IOPbigdata
March 19, 2019
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Speaker: Dr Tamara Sheret, Swamphen Enterprises Abstract: In 2012 Harvard Business Review described data Science as being “the sexiest job of the 21st Century”
However, the field of data Science is still relatively unknown in the wider world
In this talk Tamara will discuss the beginnings of data Science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career
We will look at some famous uses of data Science and explain why today every business wants and needs a data Science department
Come along and see for yourself how versatile data Science is and experience the nerve wracking thrill of live coding
Address
Berrill Lecture Theatre
OpenUniversity
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Link: The Rise and Rise of Data Science

The Rise and Rise of Data Science
Organised By IOP Norwich Centre
Tags #Norwich #BigData #EastAnglia #IOPbigdata
March 18, 2019
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In 2012 the Harvard Business Review described data Science as being the sexiest job of the 21st Century
  However, the field of data Science is still relatively unknown in the wider world
  In this talk Dr Tamara Sheret, from Swamphen Enterprises, will discuss the beginnings of data Science in physics and astrophysics and show examples from her varied career
  We will look at some famous uses of data Science and explain why today every business wants and needs a data Science department
  Come along and see for yourself how versatile data Science is and experience the nerve-wracking thrill of live coding
Address
University of East Anglia
QueensBuilding1.03
Norwich
NR4 7TJ
Link: The Rise and Rise of Data Science

Instrumentation for World Leading Science
Organised By IOP Instrument Science and Technology Group
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March 15, 2019
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A workshop organised by: Instrument Science and Technology Group (Institute of Physics-IOP), United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and Oxford University (Physics Department)
This meeting is a step into presenting the most advanced instrumentation and technologies developed at three large research and education Science centres and facilities in the Oxfordshire area: UKAEA, STFC and Oxford University under the umbrella of Instrument Science and Technology Group of Institute of Physics A day dedicated to graduates, early career scientists, and anyone wanting to know more about instrumentation for world leading Science, from state-of-the-art particle accelerators to extreme robotics, from nuclear fusion to ancient scrolls
Address
Culham Science Centre
HansOttoWursterConferenceRoom
Building K1
Abingdon
United Kingdom
OX14 3DB
Link: Instrumentation for World Leading Science

The Strangeness and Beauty of Anti-matter
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #IOPBranchevents #Physics #@Physicsnews #WestMidsBranch #Worcester #IOPHWC
March 13, 2019
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Cristina Lazzeroni grew up in Lucca, a small walled town in Tuscany, where a schoolteacher told her she would ‘never be good at Science
Address
Malvern St James School
15AvenueRoad
Malvern
Worcestershire
United Kingdom
WR14 3BA
Link: The Strangeness and Beauty of Anti-matter

Ultraviolet Pulses
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Edinburgh #Scotland #Ultraviolet
March 12, 2019
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Presenter: Dr Emma Springate, STFC Central Laser Facility, Rutherford Appleton Lab Ultrafast Science and lens-less imaging with extreme ultraviolet pulses
Address
Royal Society of Edinburgh
22-26GeorgeStreet
Edinburgh
EH2 2PQ
Link: Ultraviolet Pulses

3 Minute Wonder - East Midlands Branch Heat
Organised By IoP East Midlands Branch
Tags #STEM #ScienceCommunication #competition #3MW #MinuteWonder #Heat #National #Regional #eastmidlands #eastmidlandsbranch #iop
March 11, 2019
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Three Minute Wonder is our UK and Ireland-wide Science communication competition
Each participant pitches their research to a panel of established Science communicators and an interested but non-specialist audience
Address
The Exchange
50 Rutland Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
United Kingdom
LE1 1RD
Link: 3 Minute Wonder - East Midlands Branch Heat

Science Café: Tale of the Timekeepers
Organised By IOP
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March 7, 2019
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Presenter: Dr Kathryn Burrows, the National Physical Laboratory Time and Frequency Group Timekeeping is fundamentally important to modern life, not only in planning, logging and navigating our activities but also because time measurements underpin many modern technologies used in Science and for our quality of life
Address
Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU
Link: Science Café: Tale of the Timekeepers

Mathematicians at War
Organised By London and South East Branch
Tags #Maths #Mathematicians #LondonSouthEastBranch #War
March 6, 2019
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There were also those who followed a military path, and those who, for reasons of conScience, refused to take an active part in the war
Address
Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU
Link: Mathematicians at War

Big Data- what is it and what can it do for me?
Organised By IOP Merseyside Branch
Tags #Big #data #Hartree #Centre #IT #machine_learning #MerseysideBranch #Liverpool #Merseyside
March 6, 2019
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Louise Butcher, Data Scientist, STFC Hartree Centre What makes data “ Big", and how can a big data approach be used across fields both academic and commercial? This talk will look at big data challenges within the broader context of data Science and machine learning
Address
STFC Daresbury Laboratory
Warrington
Halton
United Kingdom
WA4 4AD
Link: Big Data- what is it and what can it do for me?

Stories of Science @ Cardiff Science Festival
Organised By IOP Wales
Tags #Wales #Storytelling #Science #Physics #Cardiff #CardiffSciFest #IOPWales
March 3, 2019
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Storyteller Christine Watkins joins forces with physicists from Cardiff University to share with us some of Science's stories
This event is part of Cardiff Science Festival 2019 which is running from 28th February until 3rd March in venues throughout the capital
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Address
The Little Man Coffee Company
Cardiff
Cardiff
United Kingdom
CF10 2EE
Link: Stories of Science @ Cardiff Science Festival