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Institute of Physics

The Institute of Physics in Scotland is a scientific membership society devoted to promoting physics and bringing physicists together for the benefit of all.

We have over 2500 members and are part of the Institute of Physics, a charitable organisation and leading scientific society.

The Institute of Physics in Scotland aims to promote the role of physics in education, health, the environment, technology and scientific literacy.

Our membership is wide-ranging and multidisciplinary, including the educational, industrial, medical and general public sectors.

We seek common purpose with other organisations to promote science and science-based learning and to influence science policy.

Special emphasis is placed on supporting physics teachers by promoting in our schools the value, joy and benefits of a knowledge of physics and its applications.

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