Nuclear Physics Outreach Talks

A selection of outreach talks given by UK nuclear physicists aimed at a wide variety of audiences including students, teachers, astronomical and other societies, and the public.

Nuclear Physics Since Rutherford

A lecture on the progress of Nuclear Physics since Rutherford, by Professor Jim Al-Khalili of the University of Surrey.

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Medical Imaging

A lecture on medical imaging, from a nuclear perspective, by Dr Andy Boston of the University of Liverpool.

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Why Physics?!

A lecture describing some of the reasons to choose physics, by Dr Thomas Elias Cocolios of the University of Manchester.

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Alchemy in the 21st century

A lecture on the quest for the superheavy elements, by Professor Rolf-Dietmar Herzberg of the University of Liverpool.

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Accelerated radioactive beams and the future of nuclear physics

A lecture on the future of nuclear physics, by Dr David Jenkins of the University of York.

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Journey to the centre of the atom

A lecture on nuclear and particle physics, by Dr David Jenkins of the University of York.

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We are all made of star stuff

A lecture on the origin of the chemical elements, by Dr David Jenkins of the University of York.

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Everybody's talking about nuclear energy but what exactly is it?

A lecture on nuclear energy, by Dr John Roberts of the Dalton Nuclear Institute at the University of Manchester.

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Is there a safe future for nuclear energy?

A lecture on the future of nuclear energy, by Dr John Roberts of the Dalton Nuclear Institute at the University of Manchester.

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IOP Nuclear Physics Group Conference 2016 – STFC Public Engagement presentation

STFC Public Engagement

A talk on the Public Engagement opportunities available to the nuclear physics community, by Dr Elizabeth Cunningham the STFC Particle and Nuclear physics outreach officer.

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Nuclear and particle physics curriculum links

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Primary

Inside the Atom connections to the primary curriculum for England.

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KS3

Inside the Atom connections to the lower secondary (KS3) curriculum for England.

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KS4

Inside the Atom connections to the GCSE (KS4) curriculum for England.

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A level

Inside the Atom connections to the A level curriculum for England.

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