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OIP's London Science webpage

Past participants say:

"It is definitely the best experience of my college career so far"


"I loved it and enjoyed every second"


"The trip to Salisbury and Stonehenge was awesome!"


"I learned about myself [as well as] another culture"


"The program provided a thorough experience of London and its surrounding areas."


"I attended things I wouldn’t have on my own, and ended up liking everything so much".


"After going to London, I am now interested in seeing how other other parts of the world live their lives".


"I appreciated the amount of independence we got - we weren't bound by the group the whole time."


"I have learned more about the world than I thought could be possible in three weeks".


"I still can't believe we did so much and had so many diverse experiences."


"The trip to London is still the best time we all have ever had, so thank you again for offering the program". 




May 18-June 9, 2016 (dates tentative) with Deborah Warnaar
Application & Interview due before Nov 1st 
(earlier is better!)

Info / Interview Sessions (These count as the required Interview!):

Fri Oct 16, 2015 1:00-1:30 pm in Phys/Chem 3136

Tue Oct 20, 2015 3:30-4:00 pm in Phys/Chem 3136

Sunday Oct 25, 2015 4:00-5:00 pm in HHS 1208

or by appointment (email with 3 suggested day/times)


The "interview" is for us all to ensure that the London Science program is a good fit for you.  It will consist of the Director providing more information, and asking the group and individuals a few questions.  You will also be invited to ask questions.

ISCI 101 Physics, Chemistry, & the Human Experience [3 cr]
plus ISCI 104 Scientific Perspectives [1 cr]
(GenEd Natural World Physical Principles w/ lab) 

or CHEM 280 International Experience in Physical Science [4 cr]
IdLS Upper Level Science)


Welcome to London, the capital of England, the U.K., and arguably the world!  London provides unparalleled opportunities to examine first hand the contributions to modern society of past and current British scientists, including Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Rosalind Franklin, Francis Crick, Alexander Fleming, Stephen Hawking, and many more.  We will also explore London’s art, culture and 2000+year old history.  Come live and learn in this global, historical, modern, and vibrant city.  There is no better place to earn your GenEd Natural World or IdLS science credits!

Click on the following for more information (pdf files) 
Details are tentative.

Program Details (tentative)
(costs, accommodations, proposed visits)   

Proposed Syllabus (tentative)

Proposed Program Schedule (tentative)

Pictures from 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014



for application info, see oIP web page
to apply, return to the oIP page on London Science

oIP phone: 540-568-6419. 
oIP location: map

For more information on Science in London,
contact program director  Dr. Deborah Warnaar ( or 540-568-7904)




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