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In support of Open Science: IOP responds to the ongoing debate over Science Europe’s Plan S

15 February 2019

Plan S, an initiative that aims rapidly to accelerate the transition to open access scientific publishing, was launched by Science Europe in September 2018. Continue reading on our beta site.

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Introducing the “I am a physicist” Girlguide challenge

15 February 2019

We’ve teamed up with Girlguiding Nottinghamshire to launch a new “I am a physicist” challenge, a badge for would-be physicists. Read more on our beta site.

Perkins review revisited

IOP Statement on the Perkins Review report published today (30 January 2019): Engineering skills for the future - the 2013 Perkins Review revisited

31 January 2019

The IOP welcomes this ‘five years on’ update on the valued Perkins review and commends its ambitions; many of which the IOP shares. Physics remains, as the report highlights, the best preparation for many engineering degrees and valuable preparation for many other degrees. Read more on our beta site.

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London and South East branch events spring 2019
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Anthony Waterhouse Fellowship
Next application deadline: Monday 15 April 2019

Business Innovation and Growth Conference
26 February 2019, Institute of Physics, London, UK. Registration now available.

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Festival of Physics
A day of talks and workshops at the University of Exeter on 8 December 2018.

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Apply for a School Grant Next application deadline: 1 February 2019

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Events for the coming autumn for the LSE branch.

The Business Innovation Awards
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