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Silver Jubilee of the History of Physics Group
2pm Wednesday 25 November 2009

Our Group is 25 years old! A celebration is being held on 25th November at I.O.P. London Headquarters, Portland Place - so come and join us for a trip down memory lane for a good helping of talks, memorabilia and drinks.

Chairman of the meeting: Dr Peter Ford.

2 - 2.45pmProfessor Jack Meadows, first Chairman of the Group 1985-1988
Physics history - individuals and institutions.
2.45 - 3.15 Dr John Roche, Chairman 1997-2000
The vision of the group, and some memorable meetings
3.15 - 3.45 Mr Stuart Leadstone, Committee 1985-2001
Night thoughts of a classical pedagogue
3.45 - 4.00 Mr Malcolm Cooper, editor of the Newsletter
25 Years of the Newsletter
4.00 - 4.30Refreshments
4.30 - 5.00Professor Denis Weaire, Fifth Chairman 2004 - 2007
George Francis Fitzgerald, triumphs and failures
5.00 - 5.30Dr Peter Ford, Present Chairman
Sir Brian Pippard, Chairman of the History of Physics Group 1989-1996
5.30 - 6.00 Celebratory Reception


There is no charge for this meeting, but we need to know approximate numbers for catering purposes.

To book please contact: Dr John Roche.
Linacre College, St Cross Road Oxford OX1 3JA Tel: 01865 714539

Advance Notice of the 2009 Group Annual General Meeting
This is for members only. Click here for details.

Mr Malcolm Cooper
Tel: 01472 389467

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