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Top Leaving Cert physics and A-Level students honoured

10 December 2014

Four students shared the top place in physics in the 2014 Leaving Certificate, while a student from Belfast took the top award in N. Ireland A-Level physics

Alphas busy programming their Arduinos

Trinity Walton Club
9 December 2014

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Policy submissions
IOPI submission to NI consultation on ERDF funding.

IOP response NI draft budget 2015-16
IOPI responds to consultation on N. Ireland draft budget, 2015/16.

Physics busking
Botanic Gardens Dublin, 9 Nov

Steering many-body quantum dynamics
Tommaso Calarco. Ulm University, Talks at UCC, Maynooth and QUB, 12-14 Nov

Physics Busking
Milk Market, Limerick, 15 Nov

IOPI Christmas Reception
RDS, 9 Dec. All welcome.

Action at a Distance: the life and legacy of John Stewart Bell
Art exhibition and talks, QUB, 5-30 November.

The Hot and Energetic Universe with the X-ray Observatory Athena
Public talk, UCD, 12th Jan 6pm, Prof Luigi Piro

December 20

  • 1951 A nuclear power plant in Idaho, USA becomes the first to generate electricity, powering four lightbulbs
  • 1901 Birth of Robert Van Der Graaff, the physicist and inventor after whom the generator common to school physics labs is named
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at from 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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