Outside the Research Lab

cover of OTRL vol 1

    The first book in my new series for students and general readers Outside the Research Lab - Volume 1: Physics in the Arts, Architecture, and Design, was published in e-book form by IOP Publishing in conjunction with Morgan & Claypool Publishers in February 2017, and in paperback by Morgan & Claypool in April 2017. This volume features interviews with experts working in different sectors including sculpture, music, TV sound recording, and shoe design, who explain how physics helps them in their work. Read more and access a sample chapter....                                                   
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Understanding Solid State Physics

Understanding Solid State Physics
    My undergraduate textbook Understanding Solid State Physics was published by Taylor & Francis in December 2009, and is currently in use as a core text in universities around the world. Read more and access supplementary content including videos....

Book cover image © Taylor and Francis.
Reproduced with permission.

The Way Science Works

The Way Science Works    The children's popular science book The Way Science Works, which I co-authored with the late Robin Kerrod, was published by Dorling Kindersley in April 2002.  In 2003, The Way Science Works was shortlisted for the Junior Prize in the Aventis Prizes for Science Books.  Read more and see pictures from the Aventis Prizes awards ceremony....

The Way Science Works book cover
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Reproduced here with permission.

Contributions to '30-Second' popular science books 

   30 second energy
30-Second Quantum Theory    I have contributed to the popular science books 30-Second Quantum Theory and 30-Second Energy30-Second Energy was published by Ivy Press in 2018, while 30-Second Quantum Theory was conceived, designed and produced by Ivy Press, and first published in the UK by Icon Books Ltd in 2014.  Read more....

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All text and photo copyright: Sharon Ann Holgate, unless otherwise stated.