Presentation on theme: "Working together to promote excellence in Physics The South East Physics Network Video Conference Launch Event 17 th May 2010."— Presentation transcript:
Working together to promote excellence in Physics The South East Physics Network Video Conference Launch Event 17 th May 2010
Working together to promote excellence in Physics
Goals of Today’s VC Celebrate the successful commissioning of the SEPnet Videoconference suite Showcase the power of the VC facilities for SEPnet collaboration and Teaching Share success stories and progress in SEPnet on science and collaboration Further Outreach goals to inspire Physics careers in schools Achieve PR and Media coverage for SEPnet Science and Outreach (if possible) Meet each other!
Working together to promote excellence in Physics Agenda TimeTopicLeaderLocatio n 1300Assemble and Test setup Coffee etc available All 1330IntroductionsJames WestSurrey 1340SEPnet VisionBill WakehamQMUL 1355HEFCE ViewEd HughesSurrey
Working together to promote excellence in Physics Research 1400SEPnet Research Collaborations John SaundersRHUL 1405Radiation Detectors and Instrumentation Antonella De Santo Paul Sellin Sussex Surrey 1420AstrophysicsMichael Smith: 10 mins Derek McKay – 10 mins Ilian Iliev 10 mins Kent Chilbolton Sussex 1450Particle PhysicsNorman McCubbin 1)NExT: overview and vision: Claire Shepherd-Themistocleous 2)The NExT graduate school: Sasha Belyaev 3)An example of NExT research: Nikolas Kauer RAL Southampton RHUL 1520Atomic and Condensed Matter Anne Tropper Jon Goff Bill Gillin Southampton RHUL QMUL 1550Teaching Experiences: Euromaster Ortwin HessSurrey
Working together to promote excellence in Physics Outreach Event 1605Break 1630“Black Holes, Wormholes and Time Machines” Jim Al-Khalili Invited audience of Year 10 GCSE students and teachers Surrey 1730Wrapup and ThanksJames 1745Finish Refreshments at each location
Working together to promote excellence in Physics SEPnet Initiatives Outreach programmes to schools Team approach across the region - GCSE Four research themes Condensed matter physics Particle physics – NEXT institute Astrophysics Radiation and detector instrumentation
Working together to promote excellence in Physics SEPnet Initiatives Programme of curriculum collaboration Euro Masters degree to attract international students Employer Engagement
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