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2023 IOP Award winners

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Dr Clara Barker appointed IOP Inclusion and Diversity Representative

Dr Barker succeeds Professor Helen Gleeson in the role created to provide advice to the IOP’s Council and the IOP more widely on D&I issues. …

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IOP Teacher Training Scholarships 2024-25: apply now

Apply now for one of 175 scholarships that include continuing professional development support and £30,000 of funding for talented individuals.…

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IOP Scotland urges teachers to respond to government’s education reform survey

Last chance to add your voice and spread the message about the importance of physics and physics teaching in driving future growth.…

Filtered topic Environment and energy
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Science at the Labour party conference 2023, Liverpool

In the final IOP blog from the conferences, Public Affairs Advisor Oliver Williams finds a party making plans for power – science, energy and technology were very much in the discussion. …

Filtered topic Instrumentation and measurement
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Electrons accelerated by firing lasers into nanophotonic cavities

Accelerator-on-a-chip could find use in medicine and industry  …

Filtered topic Optics and photonics
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Multi-eye-component imaging could help diagnose ocular disease

New technique can measure the elasticity of several eye components at the same time…

Filtered topic Optics and photonics
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Photonic crystals formed over time in ancient Roman glass

Distinctive iridescent patina comes from an unusual hierarchically assembled structure with highly ordered nanoscale domains…

Filtered topic Astronomy and space
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Surprising link discovered between fast radio bursts and earthquakes

Researchers find similarities with fast radio bursts and how earthquakes produce secondary aftershocks following a tremor …