Women in Physics
The Australian Institute
of Physics (AIP) is the professional organisation promoting
the discipline of physics and maintaining its standards and the welfare
of physicists in Australia.
Physics in Tasmania.
The book "History of Physics in Tasmania 1792
- 1982", by A G Fenton, is available for $15 plus postage.
Please contact the Branch
2011 AIP Quiz for year 11 and 12 physics students in Tasmania was held
on August 27th concurrently at the Australian Antarctic Division at
Kingston and Launceston College. There were nine
teams from Tasmanian Colleges. The winning team came from
Launceston College, with teams from St.Brendan-Shaw College and Rosny
College second and third .
AIP gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Australian Antarctic
Division; the Bureau of Meteorology; CSIRO Publishing; Moonraker
Australia; the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery; and the School of
Mathematics & Physics and the Faculty of Science, Engineering
& Technology; both from the University of Tasmania, in
of the XVI AIP Quiz.
quizzes are still available
for download as PDF files. From 2005 onwards the quiz was
odd numbered years only. The 2007 and 2009 quizzes were won
teams from Hutchins School.
is it like being a physicist? What are job prospects? Look at what Tasmanian
physicists have to say.
We have a colourful
brochure illustrating a range of the physics done in Tasmania.
secondary teachers and students of Physics and other Sciences, look for
the Australian Academy of Science project Science
in the news. For readable articles on latest developments in
physics, the American Physical Society produces Physical Review Focus.
of science will shape Australia's future? The Australian
of Science has identified eight. Physicists will be involved in all of
them. Physics education is a focus of the Institute of Physics
AIP has three grades of membership
- Associate, Member and Fellow. Branches in every
State organise local activities. You can email the National Secretariat,
which is located in Melbourne. The AIP contributes to
national science policy through FASTS.
Tasmanian Annual Report
from the last Annual Meeting is available.
Branch Committee thanks the School of
Mathematics and Physics at the University of Tasmania
for hosting these pages.