Welcome to the PERCoGS (Physics Education Research Consortium of Graduate Students) Homepage!

This website provides graduate students in physics education research and related fields to the information they need to be “in the know.” Here you can find PERCoGS Quarterly Newsletters, PER Graduate Student Social Media Channels, and many other resources for Professional Development, Networking, and more!

What is PERCoGS?

PERCoGS are the representatives of graduate students in physics education research. PERCoGS is made up of its 4 elected members as well as graduate students who are on AAPT and GPER committees and wish to be PERCoGS members.

Check out our latest Newsletter!

In This Issue...

  • Reflections on PER in a Pandemic, featuring Z. Yasemin Kalender, Jason May, Acacia Arielle Evans, Devyn Shafer.

  • Featured Graduate Students: Christian Merino and Diana Sachmpazidi

  • A recap of our Research Methods session

  • An intro to our new Symposium Series

  • A call to action over Exec. Order 13960


Call for Nominees

The APS Topical Group on Physics Education Research (GPER) is seeking a new PERCoGS representative. The GPER Representative attends GPER-EC meetings, reports back to PERCoGS, helps run elections (if not up for election), and coordinates with PERCoGS. This is a two-year position. Nominees should be PER graduate students.

If you know of someone who might be interested, or if you might be interested yourself, please forward this email to them and/or fill out our form.

PERCoGS will be accepting nominations from November 13 - November 25, 2020. For more information regarding the position, contact the current GPER representative, Brian Zamarripa (b.zamarripa@knights.ucf.edu) or Diana Sachmpazidi (ntiana.sachmpazidi@wmich.edu).

Upcoming PER Conferences

... and don't forget about meetings of your local AAPT Section!

Come see us at the AAPT Winter 2021 Meeting!

PERCoGS will host two sessions at the conference:

    • Graduate Student Topical Discussion

    • Professional Skills for Students session: Writing

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Please direct questions about how to join/participate in percogs.slack.com to PERCoGS.excom@gmail.com

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