Rutherford Schools Physics Project

A new five-year project aimed at developing the skills of sixth-form physicists has been awarded a £7 million grant by the Department for Education.

The Rutherford Schools Physics Project, led by Cambridge University Professor of Theoretical Physics Mark Warner, and Cavendish Laboratory Outreach Officer Dr Lisa Jardine-Wright, will work collaboratively with teachers, schools and other partner universities to deliver extension materials, on-line learning, workshops for students and support for physics teachers.[…]

The project will also work closely with its two sister initiatives, the Cambridge Mathematics Education Project, led by Professor Martin Hyland and also supported by the DfE, and “i-want-to-study-engineering.org”, led by Professor Richard Prager and supported by the Underwood Trust.

Since Archimedes, mathematics and physics have been inseparable, and the interdependence continues into the 21st century — Professor Mark Warner

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