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Still not enough girls choosing physics

16 August 2019

Charles Tracy, Head of Education at the Institute of Physics, comments on today’s A level results (15 August 2019). Read more on our beta site.

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Institute of Physics response to the proposed fast-track visa route

9 August 2019

The IOP very much welcomes the Prime Minister’s announcement that the Government will work to bring world class scientists to the UK. Read more on our beta site.

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IOP announces the 2019 Phillips Award winners

30 July 2019

The IOP is delighted to announce the Phillips Award 2019 winners are Dr Dimitra Darambara, Professor Jamie Hobbs and Dr John Williams. Read more on our beta site.

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IOP hosts science and technology investment roundtable
The Institute of Physics and Industry Forum co-hosted a roundtable with Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury Peter Dowd MP, to discuss Labour’s plans for investment in science and technology.

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NuFor: Nuclear Forensics
10-11 July 2019, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Abstract submission: 24 May 2019

Current Research in Magnetism
CRIM 2019: Recent Advances in Antiferromagnetism. Abstract submission deadline 12 July 2019.

Physics Meets Biology Conference
Abstract submission: 14 June 2019

Rugby meeting, 5 June 2019
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Anthony Waterhouse Fellowship
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London and South East branch events spring 2019
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