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      Is it true that Hawkins is coming to Bangor?

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      No Hawkins isn’t on the programme but we do have several important speakers!


      Dr Lyndon Rees Evans CBE FRS the LHS Project Leader at CERN is our first speaker. He will be talking about “Back to the big bang, the Large Hadron Collider”.  He will be followed by Prof Dame Athene Donald FRS, Deputy Head of Physics Dept, Cambridge University.  Her talk is about Physics at the Interface with Biology’.


      There will be a variety of workshops:

      Gareth Kelly (WJEC) will be doing more on ‘A level Practical and the Exams’.

      Gary Williams (IOP) will be giving us plenty to think about and take back to our classes in his ‘Energy Workshop’.

      Iestyn Pierce (Bangor Uni) will be doing a make and take session in his ‘Re-using your old batteries’ workshop.

      Andy Newsam (LJMU) will be attempting to explore the universe during the day in his ‘Exploring the Universe from the Classroom’ workshop.

      Chris Lee and Frank Lane (Holywell High School) The Techies will be doing another make and take in their ‘Wind turbines Workshop’.

      Clare Thomson (IOP) will be getting us to improve the uptake of girls in physics in her ‘Engaging with Girls – Increasing the participation of girls in physics’ session.

      Jon Purdy (Hull Uni) will show us how useful physics can be in his ‘Physics of Computer Games’ workshop. (Provisional)

      Booking is now open and places are limited.

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