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16 November 2021
5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
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The IOP’s Professional Practice Group warmly invites you to our Physics Education Research Seminar series for current and recent education researchers to share their research with the wider physics education community.

Two speakers will discuss their findings from a range of education research areas in physics and beyond. The session will comprise of two 30-minute presentations with time for questions and further discussion.

This is an online event.

How to encourage more people from under-represented groups into physics  

(see Teaching without limits)

The Physics Learner? 

Elizabeth Crilly, Physics Education Research Group, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds

How young people’s participation in computing education compares with physics and what can we learn? 

Jessica Hamer from the Subject choice, attainment and representation in Computing (SCARI computing), King’s College


Who is this session suitable for? 

  • Anyone wanting to hear more about current physics education research and implications for physics teaching.
  • Masters’ and EdD or PhD students – current or recently submitted.
  • Teachers who have engaged with action research in their classrooms.
  • University-based colleagues involved in physics education

Have some interesting research to share? 

Please email [email protected] if you would like to present at a future session, your research does not need to be complete for us to learn from your approaches.  

  • Available Spaces: 14
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