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Scottish Festival of Physics 2018 open for event applications

22 June 2018

Following the success of last year's inaugural festival, the Institute of Physics is now accepting event applications for the 2018 Scottish Festival of Physics.

Scottish audience hears about IOP and the physics of beer

Scottish audience hears about IOP and the physics of beer

15 June 2018

The physics of beer and what produces and sustains its characteristic head of foam were explored in an IOP event in Glasgow organised for our affiliates and guests in Scotland

Minister launches roll out in Scotland of gender balance programme piloted by IOP

Minister launches roll out in Scotland of gender balance programme piloted by IOP

12 June 2018

Minister in the Scottish Government Shirley-Anne Somerville announced on 7 June that a pilot programme to improve gender balance in STEM learning managed by IOP is to be rolled out across Scotland

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Event Applications Open for Festival of Physics Scotland
Institute of Physics is now accepting event applications for the 2018 Scottish Festival of Physics.

Public Lecture Series Tayside September
The new IOP public lecture series in Tayside will start on Tuesday 25th September in Dundee.

Seniors event
The next lunchtime rendezvous of the seniors' group will be in Aberdeen on 27 October

44th Stirling Physics Meeting
Wednesday 9th May 2018, Stirling

IOPS Edinburgh Public Lecture
The next IOPS public lecture in Edinburgh will be on 20 March at 7.00pm

Fifteenth Lunchtime Rendezvous of the Seniors' Group in Edinburgh
Seniors event: The next lunchtime rendezvous of the seniors' group will be in Edinburgh on 28 March.

IOPS Edinburgh public lecture series
The next lecture in the series will be on 20 February 2018

Lunchtime Rendezvous
The next Lunchtime Rendezvous of the seniors group will be in Edinburgh on 28 March 2018.

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