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Undergraduate students present at annual work placement symposium

13 October 2016

More than 75 DIT, School of Physics & Clinical & Optometric Sciences, undergraduate students showcased their Work Placement endeavours and experiences at the 2016 School Symposium on 29th September in the Gleeson Hall, Kevin Street, DIT

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Walton club Teacher workshop
9 September 2016

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Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler
Academic talk: Quantum optics and quantum information with trapped ions. Prof. Dr. Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler. Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany. UCC, Mon 24 October, 4pm

Progress and problems in understanding planet formation
Prof. Phil Armitage, University of Colorado, Boulder. Academic talks, NUIG, UCD, Maynooth 16-18 November

Catch the physics buskers
at the National Ploughing Championships on 20-22 September, and at Féilte, RDS on 1 October 2016

Check out physics courses and careers at Higher Options
RDS, 14-16 September, Options West, Galway 25 October, and Monaghan 24 November

Consultation response
IOPI responds to Dept of Education consultation on Statement of Strategy 2016-2018

IOP Ireland response
Consultation on the Northern Ireland draft programme for government framework 2016-21

Basic research funding proposal
IOPI submission re funding of basic research

100 years of Einstein’s gravity - but where are the waves?
Prof Mike Cruise, Dublin, 25 November, 7.30pm

Annual reports
IOP Ireland Annual Report April 2016

Tabletop X-ray lasers: from Star Wars to nanotechnology
1 Dec, 6pm, Royal Irish Academy, Prof Margaret Murnane

8 December

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