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Family fun and physics in Omagh

18 May 2017

There was a plenty of physics at the recent community event in Omagh, Co. Tyrone – Eamon’s Get Together.

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Physics and life
24 March 2017

Prof Louise Harra, UCL, Dr Anne McVigh, gallery owner, Prof Jocelyn Bell Burnell, Dr Josephine McCormick, artist and Dr Sheila Gilheany, IOP
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Dublin Maker
Show off your stuff at Dublin Maker, 22 July, Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

Physics busking at Bloom 2017
Catch the physics buskers in action at Bloom in the Phoenix Park 3-4 June 2017.

Irish Quantum Foundations 2017 Conference. 25-26 May, UCD
Also includes public lecture on the ESA mission LISA.

Eamon's Get Together
Family fun and physics as Scientific Sue brings her bubble show to Omagh, 13th May.

Annual report 2017
Institute of Physics in Ireland's Annual Reports 2017

IOP Ireland exhibiting
at Irish Science Teachers Association conference 7-9 April Maynooth

Novel photonic mechanisms
for optical manipulation, switching, and light-harvesting in nanostructured molecular systems. Prof David Andrews University of East Anglia. DCU, TCD 30-31st March.

Gravitional wave astronomy talks
with Prof Shiho Kobayashi, Liverpool John Moore's University - UCC, UCD, QUB, 27-29 March

Teacher resource
Physics on Stage booklet, available

Manifesto for physics
Northern Ireland Assembly election 2 March


29 May

  • 1919 Arthur Eddington's observation of light from a distant source being bent by the Sun, during a total solar eclipse, confirms the predictions made by Einstein's general theory of relativity

  • 1794 Birth of Johann Heinrich von Mädler, the astronomer who first mapped the Moon and Mars.
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at our lecture series; you may even learn a thing or two

  • Schools lecture series
    The schools lectures feature topics from the Olympics to rock music. Plenty of physics to learn too!

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