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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

Chair Dr James Kneller, MInstP
Secretary Mr Andrew Tate, MInstP
Treasurer Dr Hugh Deighton, CSci CPhys FInstP
Inclusion and Diversity Advocate Dr Bhavin Khatri
Retired Members Representative Dr Michael Quinton, CPhys MInstP
Student Community Representative Miss Ellie Matthews
Ordinary Member Miss Sarah Barnes, MInstP
Ordinary Member (Kent) Dr Sam Carr, MInstP
Ordinary Member (Herts) Dr Diane Crann, MBE MInstP
Ordinary Member (Oxford) Mr James Davies, CEng CPhys MInstP
Ordinary Member Mr Ben Dryer
Ordinary Member Ms Alice Dunford, MInstP
Ordinary Member Mrs Rizwana Shelley, CPhys MInstP
Ordinary Member (London) Dr Mark Telling, CPhys FInstP
Ordinary Member Dr Joseph Watson, CPhys MInstP

Branch events

View our branch events.


Contact details

Email: [email protected]

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

Regional manager

Paul Williams: [email protected]

Branch support co-ordinator

Amy Seales: [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.