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Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year 2019

Posted on 12 July 2019 by Chris North

The School of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year event on Tuesday 2nd July to celebrate young regional physicists. The School Physicist of the Year programme recognises outstanding efforts and achievements of secondary school students in physics. Seven physics students from local schools were awarded prizes at the ceremony.
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Cardiff Physics AS Level Summer Programme 2019

Posted on 1 May 2019 by Chris North

***Deadline Extended: 14th June 2019*** For the third year running we are once again hosting a 3 day non-residential workshop for A/S level students interested in continuing on to Physics degrees. Taking place in Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy the workshops will run Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27th June 2019. The event will run 10:00
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Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year 2019

Posted on 29 April 2019 by Chris North

Do you have a Year 7 and/or 10 student you feel deserves to have their efforts and achievements in physics recognised? You can reward them with an Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year Award. The recipients don’t need to be your highest achieving students academically as this award is for enthusiastic students who may
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Young physicists recognised for achievement

Posted on 23 August 2018 by Chris North

The School of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year event on Wednesday 18th July to celebrate young regional physicists. The School Physicist of the Year (SPotY) programme recognises outstanding efforts and achievements of secondary school students in physics. Seven physics students from local schools were awarded prizes at the
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Cardiff Physics AS Level Summer Programme 2018

Posted on 17 April 2018 by Brychan Govier

This event has closed. Information about the 2019 event will be provided in due course. To receive information about these opportunities, please join our mailing list. With the success of last years A/S Level summer workshops we are once again hosting a 3 day non-residential workshop for AS level students interested in continuing on to
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Astronomy Data in Maths & Physics

Posted on 27 March 2018 by Victoria Ayley

Overview Three lesson plans at three different levels designed to help students develop their maths and physics skills via application, as well as hoping to inspire an interest in astronomy in the process. During the lessons students will learn how to classify galaxies, determine the age of galaxies, and calculate the age of the Universe
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QuarkNet Cymru

Posted on 13 November 2017 by Paul Roche

You can detect particles from space! QuarkNet Cymru is an outreach project directed toward GCSE and A-level physics students, and run jointly by scientists at Cardiff University and Swansea University . The project involves several hands-on laboratory activities with various types of instruments for detecting cosmic rays. The equipment is available for loan to schools
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A summer in the life of an intern

Posted on 29 August 2017 by Meirin Evans

I’m Meirin Evans, studying Physics at the University of Manchester but I look forward to coming home to Cardiff every holiday so that I can spend a little time working with the Physics and Astronomy outreach team. This summer has been an especially busy one for me, which has meant it’s been very exciting! The
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Cardiff Physics AS Level Summer Programme 2017

Posted on 12 May 2017 by Brychan Govier

Please note that this page refers to the 2017 Summer School. Please come back later for information on the 2018 Summer School We will host a 3 day non-residential workshop for AS level students interested in continuing on to Physics degrees. Taking place in Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy the workshops will run 26-28
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