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Photonics experts at next IOPS Young Members Group in Glasgow

24 February 2014

The IOPS Young Members Group (YMG)’s next event will take place in Glasgow at 7pm on the 3rd of March (Room GH816, Graham Hills Building, 8th floor, Strathclyde University).

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A photonics themed event for the IOPS Young Members' Group will take place on 3 April at the University of Strathclyde

Glasgow lecture series
The first IOPS Glasgow lecture will be held on 20 March at the University of Glasgow

Lab in a lorry
Lab in a Lorry's 2014 Autumn Schedule has been released. Find out how to volunteer

Eleventh Lunchtime Rendezvous of the Seniors Group in Edinburgh
This Rendezvous will take place on 26 March

IOP Scotland Edinburgh Lectures
The annual series of Institute of Physics lectures resumes in November 2013 and continues until March 2014. The first lecture will be on Tuesday 19th November 2013 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

IOP responds on implications of Scottish independence

Reaching for the Stars
The dates for a series of lectures, Science in the Quad, in Aberdeen has been announced

Lewis Fry Richardson - Father of Numerical Weather Prediction
A blue plaque will be unveiled to LF Richardson at Eskdalemuir Observatory

39th Stirling Physics Meeting
The largest meeting of the physics teaching community in the UK

IOP in Scotland Edinburgh lectures
Black Holes, White Holes and Bathtub physics and meet the committee

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