The Conference of Astronomy and Physics Students is an annual student run conference hosted at different universities each year.
This year the first IOP student physics conference in Wales, and will take place at Swansea University between the 8th and the 12th of July 2019. Previous years have seen it hosted by UCL, Manchester, Glasgow and St Andrews, to name a few.
CAPS ’19 is a fantastic opportunity to expand your current knowledge of physics, find out where your degree can take you, present your hard work, and most importantly have fun and meet your peers from across the country. With lectures from the best of Welsh research, along with the strong presence of physics and astronomy here in the Wales, this year should prove to be the best CAPS so far.
The conference costs £70 for non-accommodated and £90 for accommodated.
However if you are a member of the IOP ticket cost drops to £55 and £70 respectively.
Day tickets are £20 and £28 for IOP member and non members respectively. Purchase your tickets here.
The conference will take place at Swansea University’s Singleton Campus. Swansea University is a brilliant place for physics and astronomy, boasting world class experts and international collaborations and the city itself is a vibrant, exciting place full of culture, heritage and history, the ideal city to build connections and make memories with hundreds of physics students.
Apart from the university, itself a notable historical monument and pride of the locals having won the 'Welsh University of the Year' award multiple times, Swansea offers diverse and stunning scenery. The Gower Peninsula to the west was the first area in the United Kingdom to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Swansea has numerous urban and country parklands. The region has featured regularly in the 'Wales in Bloom' awards.The geology of the land creates a natural harbour and it is believed that the city was once developed as a Viking trading post.
Department of Physics,
Swansea, SA2 8PP