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Catalyst Volume 25 Issue 1

This issue of Catalyst contains the following articles:

Palaeontology Goes Hi-Tech

Scientists use radiation from across the electromagnetic spectrum to learn more about a fossil dinosaur.

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Catalyst Volume 25 Issue 2

This issue of Catalyst contains the following articles:

Crash Investigators

Traffic police use ideas about speed, acceleration and force to determine what happened during road accidents.

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Catalyst Volume 25 Issue 3

This issue of Catalyst contains the following articles:

From Pollutants in Whale Blubber to CSI Chemists

This article looks at scientists who are monitoring the accumulation of synthetic chemicals which are polluting the...

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Exploring Physics: Uncovering Choice

From the Institute of Physics, this pack of activities aims to encourage teachers to work together in providing a consistent approach to careers advice and guidance. It will also help teachers to build on their own knowledge of physics-based careers and, in turn, help students to make informed choices based on...

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Future Morph: Timber Framer

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The Importance of Physics to the Scottish Economy

Published for the Institute of Physics, this report examines the contribution of physics to the Scottish economy between the years 2005 and 2010. Figures are given for the numbers of people employed in physics-based sectors of the economy, the contribution in financial terms, gross value added per worker and the...

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Medical Physics: Dr Heather Williams

This STEMNET resource describes the background and career of STEM Ambassador Heather Williams, a senior medical physicist in a hospital nuclear medicine department.

Heather found that studying physics at school sparked a particular interest in radiation and its applications in medicine. A key part of her...

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Catherine Callaghan

Working in a school without a physics specialist, Catherine contacted STEMNET for help with meeting the specifications of a new curriculum. As a result, the school gained help from a STEM Ambassador who not only explained particle physics in an accessible way but also showed how exciting careers in physics could be...

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Activity Case Study 14: Vicki Hodges

This STEMNET activity case study describes the work of Vicki Hodges as a STEM Ambassador. In a wide range of activities, she has helped to build a space station in an infant school, worked at careers fairs for older students and lectured at universities. Vicki has worked with all age groups and enjoys sharing her...

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Activity Case Study 1: Dr Heather Williams

A STEMNET resource describing how STEM Ambassador, Dr Heather Williams, explained the physics behind CT imaging and nuclear medicine to GCSE and A Level students.

In an interactive lecture, Heather gave examples of a coronary angiography and a CT scan. She described how each works and the differences between...

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