Friday, January 11 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The Universe is Expanding & Space is Wobbling - How Do We Know? (30)

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Hubble was the first to observe that our Universe is expanding but the truth was always in the stars when we look at the night sky! Join us in this hands-on workshop as we explore evidence for the expanding universe, determining its age, and determining how gravitational waves are changing our understanding!

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Stuart Farmer

Education Manager (Scotland), Institute of Physics
I was a teacher of physics in Scotland for over 30 years before becoming the Scottish Education Manager for IOP in February 2019. Throughout this time I have been active in curriculum and assessment development and providing professional learning for teachers. I am a former Chair... Read More →
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Miles Hudson

Perimeter Institute
For several years, I’ve been helping physics teachers to make their lessons more engaging and use simple activities to get across some pretty amazing physics. We’ve swung corks around our heads to discover dark matter, and predicted new particles to ‘win’ a Nobel prize.In... Read More →

Tonia Williams

Educational Outreach Programme Manager, Perimeter Institute
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James de Winter

University of Cambridge and Uppsala
I am PGCE Physics Tutor at the Faculty of Education in Cambridge and lead the physics research network for the Ogden Trust. I am also a member of the Physics Education Research group at the University of Uppsala, Sweden where l am researching the developing professional identity of... Read More →

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Perimeter Institute

Perimeter Institute is a leading centre for scientific research, training and educational outreach in foundational theoretical physics. Founded in 1999 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, its mission is to advance our understanding of the universe at the most fundamental level, stimulating... Read More →

Friday January 11, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Physics West SR1 (103)