Publications: 2011

Publications and reports from the Institute of Physics during 2011

From science to business: Teaching entrepreneurial skills to the developing world
From science to business
A guide to the IOP's work on teaching entrepreneurial skills to the developing world
Learning to Teach Physics
A guide to support for student physics and science teachers
Moving on
Moving on: The Physics PhD Student’s Guide to Boosting Employability
A PhD gives you the chance to develop technical knowledge and skills to a very high level, but the nature of research is such that you will also have the opportunity to develop a broader set of valuable professional skills
Exoplanets: The search for planets beyond our solar system
Exoplanets: The search for planets beyond our solar system
Report of a seminar held in London on 15 June 2011 to discuss progress, recent results and future projects in the discovery and study of planets orbiting stars other than our Sun
Building brains
The Engineer’s assembly kit for building brains
Share the wealth of knowledge you have acquired by teaching physics and you’ll witness the best development ever, the building of brains
Physics on Course
Physics on course
If you are thinking about studying physics at university, Physics on Course is your indispensable guide
Qubit
The Age of the Qubit
A new era of quantum information in science and technology

Mind the Gap
Mathematics and the transition from A-levels to physics and engineering degrees
PhysicsWorks: How physics is driving the computer games industry
PhysicsWorks : How physics is driving the computer games industry
The computer games industry is a UK success story, and this success is underpinned by physics and physics-trained people
For physics, For physicists, For all
An overview of the Institute 2011
Physics in Action
Physics in Action
Our full Annual Report 2010
A Guide to Good Practice in Public Engagement with Physics
Whether you’re designing an activity to deliver yourself or organising an event for others to run, this guide will help you work through the steps for developing and delivering high quality and effective public engagement activities
Institute of Physics News
Mapping the Future
Physics and Chemistry Postdoctoral Researchers’ Experiences and Career Intentions
Supporting Physics in Business
Supporting Physics in Business
An exploratory study into the innovation-related business support need of physics-based firms in England
The classroom and beyond
Education support and activities 2011
IOP Graphene brochure
Graphene: A new form of carbon
In 2010, two physicists, Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov, working at the University of Manchester, received the Nobel Prize for Physics for making and studying a new form of carbon.
ILL/ J. L. Baudet
Neutron scattering
A case study highlighting the vital contribution physics research has made to major technological development
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Radar
A case study highlighting the vital contribution physics research has made to major technological development
Diamond Light Source
Synchrotron light
A case study highlighting the vital contribution physics research has made to major technological development

last edited: April 15, 2014