Frontiers of Physics 2019 to be held at WIT

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Frontiers of Physics is an annual 1-day conference for Physics teachers organised by the Institute of Physics in Ireland and this year it is being held on Saturday, 28 September at Waterford Institute of Technology (Cork Road campus).

  • Date: 28 September, 2019
  • Time: 9:00 am – 16:30 pm
  • Location: Auditorium, Cork Road Campus
  • Cost: €30 per delegate

Frontiers of Physics Line Up

A day of lectures, demonstrations, workshops, resources and networking for all teachers of physics, with keynote speaker Gorazd Planinšič

  • To inform teachers of the exciting and innovative work at the Frontiers of Physics
  • To provide teachers with examples of simple and inexpensive physics demonstrations
  • To inform teachers of the latest developments and resources available in physics teaching
  • To provide an opportunity for teachers to meet others, exchange ideas and network

This year there are two keynote talks: one by Dr Gerry Hyde of the State Examinations Commissions on “What makes a good exam question?” and the other by Prof. Gorazd Planinsic of the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia on “Active learning that makes students think like physicists”.

Showcase talks from WIT Speakers

Dr PJ CreggJust how much do the planets influence the tides
Dr Claire KearyGamma Ray Spectroscopy at WIT
Dr Cormac O’RaifeartaighThe Big Bang: is it True?

Find out more about this event, including the full line up here.


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