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Cambridge Physics Centre Sixth Form Lecture Schedule

Cambridge Physics Centre: Lecture Programme 2017/18

Supported by the Cavendish Laboratory and the Institute of Physics


This lecture series is aimed 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. Lectures start at 6pm and finish by 7pm. There is no need to book these lectures, you can just turn up on the day. Attendance is always very high and so we advise to arrive early so that you are not disappointed.

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Tuesday 17th October



Dr. James Grime

Thursday 9th November

Venue:  Engineering Department (Directions)

Natural Structure: Materials, Form and Force

Engineering Dept. Risk Assessment 

Dr. Michael Ramage
Tuesday 5th December

Furry Logic: The Physics of Animal Life


Liz Kalaugher & Matin Durrani



Thursday 25th January

Planetary Magnetism: From Deep Time to Deep Space


Dr. Richard Harrison
Thursday 22nd February

Our Sun: Friend or Foe?


Dr. Helen Mason
Thursday 22nd March

Refreezing the Arctic


Dr. Hugh Hunt