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Cambridge Festival

The Cavendish Science festival day will take place online on Saturday 3rd April.

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Cambridge Physics Experience (CPE)

A one-day event in which schools visit a Cambridge college and partake in a practical activity at the Cavendish Laboratory. Eight weeks of events throughout the year cater for years 7 to 12.

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Physics at Work

A yearly, three day event aiming to stimulate interest and encourage wider participation in physics amongst 14-16 year olds by showcasing the many ways physics is used in the world. This year, Physics at Work will take place online. Demonstrations are available now and Q&A sessions will take place online from 21st-25th September.

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In line with Admission Office guidance, we are not planning to run any large-scale in-person outreach events between now and 31 March 2021 and will instead be moving to an online, remote model instead.

Cambridge Physics Centre Lecture Series

These talks aim to enthuse, stimulate and challenge students and their teachers across the whole broad spectrum of physics-related topics. They are run by a team of volunteers who are always interested in suggestions for topics or speakers.

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School Physics Bursaries

All our events are free to attend and schools can apply for bursaries to help with travel and cover costs.

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Visit Us

Directions and travel advice for getting to the laboratory.

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Work Experience

The Isaac Physics project offers several work experience placements between June and September each year to GCSE and A-level students aged 16 or over.

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