Volunteer

There are lots of opportunities to volunteer and be part of IOP activities. Whether you’re interested in helping to run a local Branch or a subject Group, getting young people interested in physics or supporting other physicists throughout their careers, there’s a way for you to get involved.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please email feedback@iop.org

Exoplanet physics

Be an online advisor

Exoplanet physics

Studying A-level physics? Sign up to mentor groups of Year 9 students in the hunt for extra solar planets.

Groups

Special interest groups

Groups and Divisions

Be at the heart of the physics community by joining one of the 50 member-led Groups

Branches

Local physics

Branches

Be an active part of the physics community in your region.

Professional panels

Ensuring standards

the Best Practice in Professional Development awards

Support other physicists throughout their careers.

Schools Lecture Tour

Lecturer needed

School Lecture Tour

Each year an enthusiastic and energetic physicist tours the country’s schools – could this be you next year?

Physics in the Field

Satisfy curious students

Physics in the Field

Entertain families with physics at outdoor events across the country each summer.

Stand and be counted

Make your mark

Lab in a Lorry

The Institute is run by members - make sure you’re in the running.

Recruitment

Help us grow

Recruitment

Share the benefits of IOP membership by recruiting others.

I’m A Scientist

Satisfy curious students

I am Scientist

Find out what students really want to know about your research by taking part in this online competition.

Lab in a Lorry

Mobile science

Lab in a Lorry

Spend the day inspiring 11-14 year olds with the experiments on board Lab in a Lorry.

Physics for development

Education in Africa

Physics for development

Support physics teaching in developing countries throughout Africa.

Physics Policy

Physics advocacy programme

Physics policy

Explore the ways you can influence physics policy decisions.



Other IOP websites


A community for teachers of physics and their supporters


A support network for teachers and pupils of physics in England


Your guide to physics on the web


Ideas and resources for teaching physics to students aged 16-19


Search for undergraduate physics courses in the UK and Ireland