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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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IOP members receive Queen’s birthday honours

14 June 2019

Five Institute of Physics members have been recognised in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list. Read more on our beta site.

Government investment in quantum

Government invests £153 million in UK’s quantum technologies

14 June 2019

Government has today announced it will invest £153 million into the National Quantum Technologies Programme.

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