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London and South East Branch

The London and South East Branch is one of 11 regional branches in England, and part of a wider network of IOP activity across our Nations including Scotland, Ireland and Wales. We are based across Greater London (all 32 boroughs), as well as Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, Berkshire and Surrey

Our activity centres are located in Hatfield, Milton Keynes, Oxford, Reading, London and Canterbury.

Our activities

We organise talks, visits and engagement opportunities for members in London and the South East, and work locally to promote physics, physics education and public understanding of physics.

Branch committee (from 1 October 2023)

ChairDr Hugh Deighton, CSci CPhys FInstP
Vice-chairMr Anthony Quinlan, MInstP
SecretaryMr Andrew Tate, MInstP
TreasurerMr Nigel Richmond, MInstP 
Retired Members RepresentativeDr Michael Quinton, CPhys MInstP
Ordinary MemberDr Sam Carr, MInstP
Ordinary MemberDr Diane Crann, MBE MInstP
Ordinary MemberMr James Davies, CEng CPhys MInstP
Co-opted MemberMr Ben Dryer
Co-opted MemberDr Bhavin Khatri, MInstP
Ordinary MemberDr Juan-Andres Leon, MInstP
Ordinary MemberMiss Holly McPhillips, MInstP
Ordinary MemberMr Simon Phaladi, MInstP
Ordinary MemberMrs Rizwana Shelley, CPhys MInstP
Ordinary MemberDr Mark Telling, CPhys FInstP

Branch events

View upcoming London and South East Branch events.

You can find recordings of previous branch events on our IOP Regions and Nations YouTube playlist.


Contact details

Email: [email protected]

Keep up to date with our branch news, activities and events via our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Member networks support officer

Marcia Reais: [email protected]

Retired Members Section (REMS)

REMS-LSE is the part of our London and South East Branch representing the needs and interests of retired members.

All retired IOP members are welcome to attend our events, regardless of which region they live in.

  • For information on REMS-LSE events, please visit our events site.  
  • Contact us for any general information about REMS-LSE.