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Evaluation shows IOP’s mobile lab proved its worth in tour of Wales

Evaluation shows IOP’s mobile lab proved its worth in tour of Wales

23 June 2017

An 18-month tour of Wales by the IOP’s Lab in a Lorry (LIAL) has had an extremely positive effect on the pupils who took part, and most participating teachers and volunteers gained from being involved in the project, according to an independent evaluation commissioned by the Institute

Five IOP members receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

Five IOP members receive Queen’s Birthday Honours

19 June 2017

Five IOP members or fellows have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Fernand Holweck Prize is presented to Victor Malka
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Fernand Holweck Prize is presented to Victor Malka

7 June 2017

The 2017 Fernand Holweck Medal and Prize was presented to Professor Victor Malka at the STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Abingdon, Oxfordshire on 5 June on behalf of the IOP and the French Physical Society (SFP)

Physics World June 2017 issue

June issue of Physics World celebrates Fermilab at 50

1 June 2017

The Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is celebrating its 50th anniversary this month, and features prominently in June’s issues of Physics World, available now

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Art and quantum computing meld in an IOP-backed project discussed at the V&A

30 May 2017

A project fusing quantum computing and art culminated in an event at the V&A in London on 11 May where artists and scientists described the artworks in the project and how they had worked together in making them

IOP sets up a group dedicated to physics in food manufacturing

IOP sets up a group dedicated to physics in food manufacturing

26 May 2017

A group to promote the role of physics in the food sector and support physicists who work in it – the Physics in Food Manufacturing Group – has been set up by the IOP

Disabled physics students were the focus at launch of IOP report on inclusive learning
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Disabled physics students were the focus at launch of IOP report on inclusive learning

23 May 2017

University physics departments are showing some “fantastic examples of good practice” in including disabled students but these need to be adopted more consistently, the Institute’s head of diversity, Jenni Dyer, said at the launch of the IOP’s report, Building momentum towards inclusive teaching and learning

Three IOP members are among 50 new fellows of the Royal Society

Three IOP members are among 50 new fellows of the Royal Society

11 May 2017

Two IOP fellows and an IOP member have been elected fellows of the Royal Society (RS) – a distinction given for outstanding contributions to science

Physics World May 2017 issue

May’s issue of Physics World: cosmic simulations, the best and worst of nanoparticles, and the twisted future of skyrmions

3 May 2017

Einstein’s equations of general relativity might fit on your favourite coffee mug, but solving them takes quite a bit longer than your 15-minute break

IOP shows children’s views on physics at King’s Cross site as relocation comes closer

IOP shows children’s views on physics at King’s Cross site as relocation comes closer

28 April 2017

Hoardings featuring work by local schoolchildren were installed at the location of the IOP’s new London home in King’s Cross on 22 April as the demolition stage switched to the construction phase with the delivery of a crane to the site

IOP sets up the Kelvin Maxwell Fund to support physics in Scotland

IOP sets up the Kelvin Maxwell Fund to support physics in Scotland

28 April 2017

The IOP in Scotland is launching a fund to provide financial support for the Institute's outreach activities in Scotland

Unconscious bias input from IOP’s Jessica Rowson is due to air on Radio 4
Wilde Fry

Unconscious bias input from IOP’s Jessica Rowson is due to air on Radio 4

27 April 2017

BBC Radio 4’s All in the Mind programme is set to include a contribution on unconscious bias from the IOP’s improving gender balance manager pre-19, Jessica Rowson, on 16 May

Student-led careers event focuses on women in science
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Student-led careers event focuses on women in science

7 April 2017

An initiative by science students at the University of Birmingham brought scientists and students together for a Women in Science Forum focusing on careers on 1 March

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