Department contact details

  • Communications
    Handles media relations, policy campaigns, production of publications, our corporate brand, digital and multimedia content, and news for members/stakeholders.
  • Diversity
    Tackles barriers to participation: runs Project Juno, manages other projects to increase diversity, monitors demographics, provides advice and guidance on diversity questions.
  • Education
    Works with teachers, teacher educators, university departments and policymakers on various projects to ensure young people in the UK and Ireland have an excellent experience of physics.
  • Fundraising
    Raises funding for the Institute from individuals, trusts and organisations.
  • International
    Liaises with overseas national physical societies, supports members based outside of the UK and Ireland, promotes UK and Irish physics internationally, and advances the charitable aims of the Institute overseas.
  • IOP Enterprises
    The principal activities of IOP Enterprises Ltd are to support and capitalise the commercial opportunities providing capability to the Institute’s scientific goals and its charitable objectives.
  • Membership
    Maintains member records. Provides guidance on career options, continuing professional development and professional standards, including managing applications for chartership and fellowship.
  • Outreach and Engagement
    Works to increase enjoyment of physics and to raise the appreciation of the role it plays in our culture and society. Develops partnerships to connect physics with business, society and the arts.
  • Policy Centre
    Produces reports, topical briefs and responses to government consultations to inform physics-related policy. Manages the IOP’s parliamentary and public-affairs activities.
  • Science and Innovation
    Supports physicists and promotes the benefits of physics, through scientific conferences, the IOP’s special-interest groups, projects to support business innovation, and the IOP’s portfolio of awards.


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