IOP applauds Nobel Prize for laser physicists and hails third female laureate

Nobel laureates

The IOP congratulates this year’s winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics – who include only the third female laureate in physics in the history … Read more

Bell Burnell’s Special Breakthrough Prize money to be donated for new studentships

Jocelyn Bell-Burnell

World-renowned astrophysicist and former President of the Institute of Physics (IOP), Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell will donate winnings from her Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental … Read more

Physics A-level numbers and proportion of female entries in physics go up in 2018

Students looking at exam results

The IOP is pleased to see that entries to physics A-level rose again this year, despite an overall decline in the number of students taking … 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

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