Event Information

28 June 2018
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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A full day of free physics CPD from the Stimulating Physics Network and the IOP Teacher Network. The conference is free for anyone who teaches physics at any level or who is interested in physics education. The costs for the conference including lunch and refreshments are met by the IOP and Daresbury Laboratory kindly hosts the event, making the entire event free to attend.

09:30 – 09:45 Registration and Coffee – Horizon Visitor Centre.
View the IYOL Photography exhibition

09:45 – 09:50 Welcome

09:50 – 10:50 Lecture – Gravitational Waves by Dr Chris North (Cardiff University)

10:50 – 11:05 Coffee break

11:05 – 12:05 Workshop 1 (Big Telescopes, RAF 100 years, Portable planetarium Show,
Isaac Physics, Maths for Physics, Daresbury tour)*

12:05 – 12:40 Lunch

12:40 – 13:10 Physics News slot – Physics update from North West Universities

13:10 – 14.10 Workshop 2 (Philosophy of Science, Make & Take: Teaching electricity, Portable planetarium show, Daresbury tour, Gravitational Waves in the Classroom,
Isaac Physics, Getting the measure of energy)*

14:15 – 15:15 Workshop 3 (Make and take: Teaching electricity, RAF 100 years, Bringing the Universe into the classroom, 360 Virtual Reality tour of Diamond Light Source,
Improving Gender Balance at A-level)*

15:15 – 15:30 Plenary ‘Any Questions’?
Raffle, evaluation and goodie bags

*Take a look at the programme and choose one workshop for each session

To reserve your place or request further details please email Andrea Fesmer, IOP Teacher Network coordinator for Merseyside at [email protected]


  • Daresbury Laboratory
  • Sci-Tech Daresbury, Daresbury, WA4 4AD
  • United Kingdom

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