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Frontiers of Physics 2017 – Annual IOPI Teachers of Physics Conference – 23rd September in Univeristy of Limerick
September 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This year’s Institute of Physics teachers Conference takes place in the new Analog Devices Building, University of Limerick on Saturday 23rd September 2017.
It will be a day of lectures, demonstrations, and workshops, resources and networking for all teachers of physics including Junior Science Teachers.
- To inform teachers of the exciting and innovative work at the Frontiers of Physics
- To provide teachers with examples of simple and inexpensive physics demonstrations
- To inform teachers of the latest developments and resources available in physics teaching
- To provide an opportunity for teachers to exchange ideas and network
- Dr Andy Stewart, (UL) “All crystals BIG and small”
- Dr Andrea Bourke, (UL) “Electricity System Balance – The Physics of Electricity Networks”
- Dr Barry Fitzgerald, (UL) “Secrets of Superhero Science”
- Prof Paul Conway, (UL) “Good Science Teacher Quest(ions)
- Dr Rogério Martins (New University of Lisbon) “My bike is Physics Expert!”
- “Argumentation in Physics Teaching How do we know what we know” – Dr Gráinne Walshe and Dr Regina Kelly (UL)
- “Dynamics with a Smart Phone”- Dr Vincent Casey (UL)
- Science on Stage, Irish 2017 Team
- Tour of Physics labs
Registration fee €30 and includes lunch
Reduced fee for student teachers €20
There will be an optional dinner for delegates on Friday 22 September. If attending, delegates can pay for the dinner directly to the restaurant on the evening.