Chief executive writes to IOP members about Brexit

Since I last wrote on Brexit, we have continued to strongly advocate for our community throughout the process, and I wanted to let you know … Read more

Witnessing the launch of the Parker Solar Probe

If you’re an IOP member you can apply for our Carers’ Fund of up to £250 to help you attend physics-related events or conferences that … Read more

Interview with Dr Jess Wade

We spoke to winner of the 2018 Daphne Jackson Medal, Dr Jess Wade on why she feels it is important, as an academic researcher, to … Read more

Technicians: Vital frontline support for student wellbeing

The Technician Commitment is bringing much needed visibility and recognition to the vital role that over 30,000 technical staff working across UK universities and research … Read more

What happens when a molecule “takes a selfie”: exploring attosecond physics

We asked the 2018 winner of the IOP’s Isaac Newton Medal and Prize – Professor Paul Corkum –some questions about his research. Here he explains … Read more

Report after report shows global under-representation of women in science.

This is especially prevalent in physical sciences, where women make up only 28% of the combined fields worldwide. Observers of the scientific disciplines such as … Read more

What’s it like to be a Gender Champion?

In January and February 2018, the Improving Gender Balance team ran two residential training sessions for new and existing Gender Champions; teachers interested in working … Read more

Whole School Equality – Get involved!

Since October 2017, the Improving Gender Balance team has been working on the Gender Champions programme, providing support to nearly 50 teachers across the country … Read more