Public and schools

Previous public lectures

Exotic nuclei: on the edge of existence

Wednesday 27 March 2019

Free IoP talk at the University of Leeds

Physics Review: 25th Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday 19 October 2016

Join us to celebrate our 25th Anniversary with an exciting FREE programme of activities for Year 12 and 13 students and their teachers.

MSc Fusion Energy Open Afternoon

Friday 5 August 2016

If you are thinking about doing an MSc, have you thought about fusion energy?

Girls in Physics

Monday 1 August 2016

A week-long residential for year 10 girls to give them an insight into studying Physics at A-level and beyond.

Public Open Day at Daresbury Laboratory

Saturday 9 July 2016

The Binding Blocks project will be on display at the Science and Technology Facilities Council's Daresbury Laboratory. The team will be there to answer any questions you have regarding nuclear physics using the chart as a visual aid.

The Big Bang Fair

Tuesday 28 June 2016

The Binding Blocks project will be making it's first appearance to the general public. The entire nuclear chart will be created out of over 28,000 pieces of lego by members of the public passing by.

IoP Lecture in London by Professor Pratibha Gai: Catch me if you can - Atoms in action!

Wednesday 12 November 2014

Catalysed chemical reactions are the backbone of many technologies at the heart of modern society. They take place on the molecular and sub-nanometre atomic levels.

Tim St Pierre: Magnetic Materials in Medicine: Applications in Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of the Disease

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Scientists working in the field of magnetic materials are increasingly focusing their attention on new applications of magnetic detection and magnetic transduction techniques in the biomedical sciences.

Sir Humphry Davy: Natural Philosopher, Discoverer, Inventor, Poet and Man of Action

Friday 23 November 2012

A public lecture by Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas

How antibiotics illuminate ribosome function and vice versa

Friday 25 May 2012

Professor Ramakrishnan, Nobel Laureate (Chemistry 2009) is presenting the 2012 Cantor Nanoscience which is being organised by the Nanocentre with Department of Chemistry

Science Engagement Celebration Event

Wednesday 2 May 2012

Exhibition, public lecture and book signing by Professor Jim Khalili

Graphene: the wonder-material

Monday 28 November 2011

Dr Yvette Hancock will give a public lecture on the subject of the Nobel-prize-winning new material graphene

Nuclear astrophysics - from the lab to the stars

Tuesday 1 November 2011

Dr Alison Laird will give the Goodricke Anniversary Lectureship Public Lecture

Spintronics meets semiconductor integrated circuits

Monday 27 June 2011

This year's Cantor Nanoscience lecture will be given by Professor Hideo Ohno of Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

Does Physics Answer Metaphysical Questions?

Tuesday 7 June 2011

A public lecture organised by the Royal Institute of Philosophy

It's all done with mirrors: symmetries in exotic atomic nuclei

Monday 6 June 2011

Professor Mike Bentley gives his inaugural lecture


Monday 16 May 2011

Prof O'Grady investigates the subject of why there are no magnetic liquids

Fusion energy brought down to Earth

Friday 18 February 2011

Professor Howard Wilson talks about how to reproduce fusion energy processes such as that which powers the Sun here on Earth

Good Vibrations: the physics of brass instrument design

Monday 31 January 2011

Richard Smith - physicist, musician and instrument maker - will show how a knowledge of physics has helped develop a world famous brand of brass instruments