Communicating Physics through the Royal Society

Impact: Economic, Technological, Attitudes and behaviours, Awareness and understanding


We demonstrate a sustained record of the highest quality public engagement with physics, evidenced by the selection of our research for the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition on eight occasions in six successive years (2008 - 2013). Collectively, these exhibits have received more than 94,000 visitors, increasing the knowledge of physics and interest in physics of school pupils and the general public. Each exhibit has produced a lasting legacy of on-going public engagement, influencing, for example, the career choices of an estimated 60,000 students.

Category of impact

  • Economic
  • Technological
  • Attitudes and behaviours
  • Awareness and understanding

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