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Cover report Physics Economy Scotland - Jan 2017

Physics businesses bring in more than £15 bn to the Scottish economy

19 January 2017

Physics-based industries contribute more than £15 bn annually to the Scottish economy and are responsible for the employment of more than half a million people, according to a new report published today by the Institute of Physics

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The fourteenth Lunchtime Rendezvous
of the Seniors' Group in Edinburgh will take place on 22 March 2017, 10:00 to 15:00, in Stewart's Melville Clubhouse, Edinburgh

The fourteenth Lunchtime Rendezvous of the Seniors' Group in Glasgow
will take place on Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 10am-15pm in the University of Glasgow

The next lecture in the IOPS Aberdeen Public Lecture Series
will be on Monday 5 December 2016 at Robert Gordon's College, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1FE

The next lecture in the IOPS Edinburgh Public Lecture Series
will be on Tuesday 6 December at 7.30 pm in the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh

IOPS Aberdeen Public Lecture Series
The next lecture in the IOPS Aberdeen Public Lecture Series will be on Monday 7th November 2016 at Robert Gordon’s College, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1FE

There will be an event on Physics, Intellectual Property, and Brexit
On Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 18:00 – 20:00 at Marks & Clerk, 6 Canning Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EG

Ninth Lunchtime Rendezvous of the Seniors' Group in Aberdeen
The ninth Lunchtime Rendezvous of the Seniors' Group in Aberdeen will take place on Friday, 28 October 2016, 10:30 – 16:30 in Aberdeen Maritime Museum.

IOP Scotland member is recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours
Congratulations are due to Professor John Campbell BROWN, FRSE Astronomer Royal for Scotland who has been award an OBE for services to the Promotion of Astronomy and Science Education.

Prize winners announced for Reflections on Light competition
Young people from across Scotland were presented with prizes for winning an Institute of Physics competition in a ceremony at the Royal Society of Edinburgh on 13 June 2016.


22 January

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