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

Girls Do Physics

For over a quarter of a century only one in five pupils studying physics A-level in UK schools has been female. We have been working … 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

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

Science and nutrition offer us much food for thought

As a physicist and former antenna engineer, I spent a large part of my early career in the defence and telecommunications sectors. A desire to … Read more

How the NI Science Festival came into being and our vision for the future

This year sees the 4th NI Science Festival. The festival came about by chance as I was doing the annual Physics Busking in Trinity College … Read more

Future STEM Business Leaders programme in Tanzania

All IOP programmes aim to do one thing, support physicists and promote physics, and our work in Tanzania is no different. There are many students … Read more

The Future Physics Leaders Programme celebrates launch of first Hub

The Future Physics Leaders programme, funded by the DfE Teaching, Leadership and Innovation Fund, is now recruiting schools, and the core aim of the programme … Read more