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Light and Shadow
23 May, UCD. A celebration of the International Year of Light. Explore light in nature, science, art, technology and health. Talks, demos, exhibits, tours, film screenings.

Perpendicular magnetic anisotropy: from ultralow power spintronics to cancer therapy
UCD, 19 May, 4pm. Talk by Prof Russell Cowburn, Cambridge

NDRC Spin Out Workshop
Digital Hub, Dublin 8, 21st May, 1-6pm

Mobile is Everything
Michael O'Hara, GSMA. IET Prestige Lecture, 27th May, 6.30pm NI Science Park.

Inver Think Tank Schools Competition 2015
Just Launched! - Apps for Change

Association for Science Education teachers conference
5 June, St. Mary's University College Belfast

Pint of Science Festival
18-20 May. Physics talks in Devitts's Pub, Camden St, Dublin

Annual reports
IOP in Ireland 2015 Annual Report published

May 23

  • 1908 Birth of John Bardeen, a double winner of a Nobel Prize for Physics - the first being the 1956 award, jointly with William Shockley and Walter Brattain, for their invention of the transistor, and the second, in 1972 with Leon Neil Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for their work on superconductivity

  • 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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