The Institute of Physics in Ireland, with over 2000 members, is the learned society and professional body for the advancement of physics and physics education on the island of Ireland. It is a part of the Institute of Physics.
The Institute of Physics in Ireland aims to promote the role of physics in education, health, the environment, technology, and scientific literacy. Its membership is wide-ranging and multidisciplinary, including the educational, industrial, medical, and general public sectors.
The institute seeks common purpose with other learned societies to promote science and science-based learning and to influence science policy in the two jurisdictions on the island. Special emphasis is placed on supporting physics teachers by promoting in our schools the value, joy and benefits of a knowledge of physics and its applications.