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Cambridge Physics Centre VIth Form Lecture Series

last modified Nov 05, 2014 12:00 PM
This lecture series is aimed primarily at those in years 12 and 13 and exists to enthuse, stimulate and challenge students and their teachers across the whole broad spectrum of physics-related topics.

Aims

This lecture series is aimed primarily at those in years 12 and 13 and exists to enthuse, stimulate and challenge students and their teachers across the whole broad spectrum of physics-related topics. These lectures are co-ordinated by a team of volunteers who are always interested in receiving suggestions of topics or speakers for this series (contact information below).

Location

All the Cambridge Physics Centre Lectures take place at the Cavendish Laboratory, Madingley Road, Cambridge, from: 6pm, in the Pippard Lecture Theatre.  The lecture theatre holds 450 people so booking is not necessary but if you are in a large group we recommend that you arrive in plenty of time.

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Programme

The schedule for 2014-15 is now confirmed and 'pdf' posters with abstracts will be updated here regularly as links from the titles.

2014
Tuesday 14th October Physics of Juggling Dr Colin Wright
Thursday 13th November Relativity - understanding the connection between space and time Dr Julia Riley 
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Tuesday 2nd December Can science make a cyclist faster? Professor Tony Purnell 
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
2015
Tuesday 20th January How to levitate a frog using quantum physics Dr Michael Sutherland Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Tuesday 10th February Earthquake! Dr Alex Copley
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge
Thursday 19th March Synchronised firefles and balancing broomsticks (or why bridges wobble!) Allan McRobie
Department of Engineering, University of cambridge

 Parking & logistics

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Park & Cycle

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Entrance to Clerk Maxwell Road. The Park & Cycle is on the right.

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