Activities

The Institute of Physics undertakes a variety of activities through its subject groups bringing together likeminded physicists

Its national and regional branches operating on a geographical basis, and through outreach programmes to the general public.

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Manchester lecture: the Square Kilometre Array
Dr. Althea Wilkinson will describe the Square Kilometre Array and the ambitious plans for the world’s largest radio telescope. 11 March, 6.30pm, G 33 MMU Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, M15 6BH.

Manchester lecture: The physics of agent-based modelling
25 February, 6.30-7.30pm. Room G.33, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6HB

Young Persons Physics Lecture and Poster Competition
The deadline for the IOP Manchester Branch Young Persons Physics Lecture and Poster Competition is approaching fast. Don't miss your chance to win £250!

Polarized Light in the Natural World
The Mystery of the reflection and detection of polarized light by living organisms. 20 Feb, University of East Anglia.

Building Brains
Don't forget our next lecture by Professor Steve Furber, 11 February, 18:30-19:30. Room G.33, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6HB

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Print your own telescope
Learn how to build your own telescope and camera for around £100, capable of the performance of systems ten times the cost. Mark Wrigley will be showcasing the camera and its capabilities as well as demonstrating 3D printing.

3 Minute Wonder
3 Minute Wonder is back and looking for the 2015 winner! Apply online now to secure your entry.

Magic Bullets and Plastic Sponges
Don't forget the next Manchester lecture by Dr Mark Telling, 14 January 18:30-19:30. Room G.33, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School, All Saints Campus, Oxford Road, Manchester, M15 6HB

Physics of Emergent Behaviour conference
Science Museum, 9-10 July 2015

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The Institute is committed to working with, and representing the views of, businesses that depend on physics and physicists

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Public engagement

Resources for physicists interested in public engagement and outreach

Public engagement 

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University Student Network

The network is run by student members of the Institute to act as a contact point for students and physics societies

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