Physics in Perspective - Bradford

This one day event is a Northern spin out of the popular three-day Physics in Perspective that takes place in London on 13–15 February 2014.

The speakers are all chosen for their ability to make physics come alive, to illustrate its impact on our lives and to explore its potential for shaping the future world with engineering and technology.

Programme

Thursday 13 February 2014, University of Bradford

9.30 a.m. Doors open

9.50 a.m. Welcome

10.00 a.m. The maths and physics of computer games and special effects, Dr Jon Purdy, School of Computing Informatics and Media, University of Bradford

11.00–11.20 a.m. Break

11.20 a.m. Astrobiology – the hunt for alien life, Dr Lewis Dartnell, UK Space Agency Research Fellow, University of Leicester

12.20 p.m. Lunch and networking with STEM Ambassadors

1.30 p.m. Living in a quantum world, Dr Yvette Hancock, Department of Physics, University of York

2.30 p.m. Once the lectures finish at 2.30 p.m. groups may depart or stay for some informal workshops that will run until 3.45 p.m.

They are listed as follows:

  • Physics and Maths activities from the University of Bradford STEM team
  • Thinking of University: courses, undergraduate life and finance

3.45 p.m. End of day

Please see the promotional leaflet for session descriptions.

For more information, contact Alex Brabbs:
Dr Alex Brabbs, Regional Officer Yorkshire & North East
Tel: 01977 649546 Mobile: 07795 831434
E-mail: alex.brabbs@iop.org



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