Physics Outreach - University of Liverpool

Ann Marks Award for Outstanding Contribution to Physics Outreach and Public Engagement

This award, sponsored by the IOP Merseyside branch, recognises and celebrates the hard work and achievement of undergraduate and postgraduate students who have engaged in some or all of the nomination criteria below:

  • Raised the profile of Physics to a wider audience by contributing to Physics Outreach and Public Engagement events.
  • Developed and delivered stimulating and excellent resources and activities to accurately communicate physics concepts, skills and current research.
  • Encouraged a wider appreciation of Physics by delivering outreach to under-represented groups based on ethnicity and/or gender or those in areas of social deprivation.
  • Have a collaborative approach to working, developing and delivering outreach.
  • Shown a commitment to her/his ongoing professional development with regard to outreach, public engagement and/or communicating science.
  • Inspired young people and provided guidance on career paths in Physics while encouraging them to believe they can succeed and to consider what studying physics can mean to them.

Submitting a nomination application for Ann Marks Award 2019

Nominations go live on 5th April 2019 - Any person who is interested nominating themselves or another Individual for the Ann Marks Award is asked to write an initial statement of around 500 words against the nomination criteria above. The nominee must be available to attend the award evening taking place on Tuesday 7th May 2019. The winner will be announced by Friday 3rd May.

Next Steps

Please download the nomination form here

Nomination Deadline: 29th April 2019

Please submit completed nomination forms to:

Sarah Annand (University of Liverpool, Department of Physics, Oliver Lodge Laboratories) or email (good quality photos/scans of completed forms accepted)

Wishing everyone the very best of luck!

The IOP Merseyside Branch Group Committee will treat all nominations in confidence.

Committee members linked to nominees by affiliation/collaboration do not participate in the assessment of candidates.