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Government announcements

What the latest policies mean for physics and how our sector works.

The IOP advocates for the physics sector to be well resourced and supported, from funding for physics research and development (R&D) to resources for STEM education.

Our policy team distills what the government announcements that impact physics mean for the sector across the UK nations and Ireland.

Latest policy documents

  • November 2020 IOP Statement on the Spending Review 2020 (Download PDF, 293KB)
  • September 2020 IOP representation to the Comprehensive Spending Review (Download PDF, 352KB)
  • January 2020 Irish General Election 2020 – Unlocking the future potential of physics (Download PDF, 94KB)
  • November 2019 UK General Election 2019 – Unlocking the future potential of physics (Download PDF, 82KB)