Why join the IOP?
Our ambitious strategy sets out our intention to transform the physics landscape for the UK and Ireland, and ensure a thriving physics ecosystem that will contribute to innovation, discovery, research, growth and debate in the UK, Ireland and beyond. Join us - together we can make a difference.
Join the IOP
Our members are active in education, academia, business, and the public sector, using physics and its applications to transform our lives and society. Find out more from our members and explore how membership can support you to:
Broaden your knowledge
Keep up to date with all the developments across the sector and through Physics World magazine, subject briefings, annual careers guide and our discounted bookstore. Attend IOP conferences and events to expand your knowledge and to delve deeper.
Connect with your community
Our member-led groups, nations and local branches connect physicists within their specialism and/or locally - providing opportunities to network, collaborate and share best practice. Connect with our student community during your time on campus.
Get ahead in your career
Gain professional recognition by becoming professionally registered and elevate your career. Access a rich variety of learning content on our Career Development Hub, attend workshops and webinars, or select from our Video on demand collection to learn at your own pace.
"I have attended a range of IOP conferences and events that I found invaluable for enhancing my understanding of physics."