How to make Physics less intimidating?

  • Reinabelle Reyes National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman


In this talk, we will explore the reasons behind why most Filipino learners find Physics intimidating. Then, we will consider some ways we—as researchers and educators—can make it less so. Finally, we will discuss why doing this will ultimately benefit the Physics community.

About the Speaker

Reinabelle Reyes is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Physics (NIP) in UP Diliman. She heads the NIP Data and Computation Research Group which focuses on data-driven astronomy and computational physics topics. As a science communicator, she is founder and co-moderator of, host of "Science Says" on the Knowledge Channel, and co-host of Radyo Turo Guro Science on DZRJ AM.

How to Cite
R. Reyes. How to make Physics less intimidating?, Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas 38, SPP-2020-INV-3C-01 (2020). URL: