Forum «Inspiring young people to study physics»
Venue: Helsinki (Finland)
University Of Helsinki
Date: August, 27-30, 2014
Organizer:International academic network "Horizons in Physics Education"
The University ITMO is a partner of HOPE network (associated partner)"
Forum "Inspiring young people to study physics" is organized in the framework of the "Horizons in Physics Education" (HOPE). This program was created with the purpose of development and promotion of the study of physics in European countries. The forum participants will need to answer the following questions: what motivates young people in the choice of profession and how to increase the motivation to study physics. The discussion of the key problems of the modern technical education will be held in several formats: round table discussions, presentations, poster presentations, debates and lectures by invited speakers.
The forum will discuss the following topics:
- the influence of the media and society on the choice of the profession;
- the specificity of perception of modern youth of physics;
- program of support of young scientists;
- cooperation at university level and international exchange;
- overview of programs aimed at popularization of physics.
We invite everyone to participate in the forum. To register please follow the link.
The deadline for abstracts: June, 15, 2014
Ana Luisa Simoes Gamboa