o The Frog Blog: Frontiers of Physics - Teacher Conference 2011

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Frontiers of Physics - Teacher Conference 2011

The Institute of Physics in Ireland, along with the Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, will host a jam packed day of lectures, demonstrations, and workshops for teachers of physics at this year's 'Frontiers of Physics' Annual Teacher Conference. The impressive line-up of speakers includes eminent physicist Prof. Phillip Walton, son of E.T.S Walton, who will present a lecture entitled "Nuclear Power in Ireland - Facts and Fiction”. Other talks include “Bringing Nuclear Fusion down to Earth” by Chris Warrick, Culham Fusion Research UK, Dr Sheila Gilheany on “Physics in Ireland – the brightest minds go further” and Alison Hackett “IOPI – Top Ten Tips for Teachers”. There will also be a discussion on the 2011 Physics papers, which will form the basis of the IOPI report to SEC. The Registration Fee, which includes lunch is just €35 with the deadline for registration on Monday 19 September. “Freebies” will be given first to those teachers who register early! It is sure to be a wonderful event. For further information and to register your attendance click here.