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IOPS Young Members’ Group meeting

IOPS Young Members’ Group meeting

7 May 2015

The IOPS Young Members’ Group met on the 16th of April at the offices of Marks & Clerk in Edinburgh

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IOP Stirling Meeting 2015
This year's IOP Stirling Meeting will take place at the Stirling Court Hotel (formerly known as the Management Centre) on Wednesday 20 May. The registration deadline is 15 May. Once again SSERC will be distributing free a valuable educational resource to all delegates who are currently teaching in schools. We look forward to seeing you in Stirling.

IOPS Young Members’ Group
The next meeting of the IOPS Young Members’ Group will be on 16 April at 6pm, at Marks and Clerk, Edinburgh

IOPS Glasgow Public Lecture Series
The next lecture in the IOPS Glasgow Public Lecture Series will be on 23 April at 7.30pm in the Kelvin Building, University of Glasgow

Edinburgh Seniors' Lunchtime Rendezvous
25 March, 10am, 12 (1F2) Bruntsfield Gardens, Edinburgh, EH10 4EA

IOP Scotland Edinburgh Public Lecture Series
The next Edinburgh public lecture will be held on 24 February

International Year of Light Event Launch
Registrations are invited for the Scottish launch of the International Year of Light on 23 February at the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Seniors' Lunchtime Rendezvous
The 12th Edinburgh Senior's Lunchtime Rendezvous will be held on 25 March.

Edinburgh Public Lecture Series
How physics is helping advance cardiac medicine. 27 Jan, 7.30pm, Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Seniors' Group Lunchtime Rendezvous
27 January, University of Glasgow, 10am


May 30

  • 1966 The Surveyor 1 spacecraft is launched. It will later become the first to land on an extraterrestrial body when it touches down on the Moon

  • 1423 Birth of Georg von Peuerbach, one of the first Western observational astronomers
  • 1908 Birth of Hannes Alfvén, who won the 1970 Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics and after whom Alfvén waves are names
  • 1934 Birth of cosmonaut Alexey Leonov, the first person to perform a spacewalk, in March 1965
  • 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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