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

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

Bringing Science to the Public in Nairobi

Science is an incredible tool for education, empowerment, and understanding the world around us. Unfortunately, individual access to science can be limited by factors, such … Read more

IOP President’s Physics Teacher Tells Us About Her Life

American politician Brad Henry once said that “a good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning.” An inspiring teacher … Read more