The Institute of Physics in Scotland is a scientific membership organisation devoted to increasing the understanding and application of physics. It has over 2500 members in Scotland.
The Institute of Physics in Scotland 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 organisations to promote science and science-based learning and to influence science policy. 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.