The latest news, statements and responses from the Institute of Physics.
Vice-President for Science and Innovation visits Ireland
9 May 2022
IOP delegation led by eminent nuclear physicist meets with key political figures, members and business leaders in three-day tour.
IOP publishes priorities for next Scottish council terms
5 May 2022
As people across Scotland take part in local elections, the IOP has published a manifesto calling on councils to help unlock the potential of physics.
IOP response to Tony Blair’s call for increase in young people going to university
21 April 2022
Multiple routes and not a ‘one size fits all’ approach needed to improve access to education in the UK, says IOP, following former prime minister’s recommendation.
IOP Accelerator Centre for physics innovation reopens
1 April 2022
State-of-the-art workspace in Central London, which offers access to specialised support for start-ups and entrepreneurs, back after hiatus brought on by the pandemic.
IOP launches ‘Blueprint’ project to create a thriving research and development system
30 March 2022
Online event kickstarts major new investigation into the future of physics and the economic impact of our science.
Spring budget promises green shoots for R&D spending
23 March 2022
IOP welcomes moves towards a more generous tax deal for physics research and development but warns more still needs to be done.
IOP’s comment on government’s response to Augar review of post-18 education and funding
24 February 2022
Disadvantaged students, including those of physics, will be hit by loans shake-up, warns IOP.
IOP responds to government’s levelling up agenda
2 February 2022
Rachel Youngman, IOP Deputy Chief Executive, challenges the government to deliver substance as well as slogans, following publication of White Paper.
UK may fall behind without future investment in physics-based industries
28 January 2022
Latest IOP research reveals true value of physics to the UK economy, highlighting need for ongoing support.
IOP report: invest in physics skills now to support economic recovery and growth
12 January 2022
New research suggests that without concerted action the UK and Ireland will be unable to take advantage of economic and technological developments.