Welcome to Institute of Physics

We are the learned society and professional body for physics in the UK and Ireland and a world-leader in science publishing - a trusted and valued voice in the science community.

Through our professional membership and working with partners across the science and culture communities, we support and encourage people to develop their knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of physics.

One of our core aims is to secure a flourishing future for physics and we are working towards this by improving the specialist teaching of physics in schools. We want exceptional physics and engineering graduates in the classroom, developing the next generation of physicists and engineers. We're even offering £28,000 tax-free scholarships and school experience placements to help you get there.

Read on to find out more about becoming a member of the IOP and to start your career in teaching physics.