26th September 2009 WIT      

Conference introductions
Gabriel Gallagher
Dr. Eilish McLoughlin
Paul Nugent


Telescopes, their history, development and the future
Prof. David W. Hughes


SciCast Video Making Workshop
Jonathan Sanderson


Conference Opening
Gabriel Gallagher
Dr. Eilish McLoughlin
Paul Nugent


From Walton to the LHC
Cormac O’Raifeartaigh


Teachers of Physics Annual Conference

A day of lectures, demonstrations, and workshops for post-primary teachers of physics. Saturday, 26th September, 2009, at Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford.


• To inform teachers of the exciting and innovative work at the frontiers of Physics that is being carried out in Ireland
• To provide teachers with examples of simple and inexpensive physics demonstrations
• To inform teachers of the latest developments and resources available in physics teaching

Sponsored by the Institute of Physics in Ireland Education Group and Department of Computing, Mathematics and Physics WIT.

The assistance of the Second Level Support Service (SLSS) with this conference is greatly appreciated.

Conference Programme

Programme Notes


Astronomy Resources for Schools
Robert Hill


Participants' Comments



    These video presentations were made possible with the generous support of PharmaChemical Ireland. For more information on PharmaChemical educational programmes please click on their logo.