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Exploring the workplace for LGBT+ physical scientists

Scientists must create culture of tolerance to improve LGBT+ retention

26 June 2019

Along with our counterparts at the Royal Society of Chemistry and Royal Astronomical Society, the Institute of Physics recently reached out to the LGBT+ community working in science to ask about the working culture from their perspective, through a survey called Exploring the workplace for LGBT+ physical scientists, answered by over a thousand people. The results are published today (26 June 2019). Read more on our beta site.

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IOP at the Primary Science Teacher Awards

25 June 2019

The Institute of Physics was proud to endorse two awards as part of the 2018 Primary Science Teacher Awards. Read more on our beta site.

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IOP celebrates launch of Technician Commitment action plan

18 June 2019

The IOP celebrates becoming the first official supporter of the Technician Commitment outside of the higher education sector coupled with the launch of its Technician Commitment action plan. The Technician Commitment aims to ensure visibility, recognition, career development and sustainability for technicians working in higher education and research, across all disciplines. Read more on our beta site.

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