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Six per cent increase in physics entrants

Six per cent increase in physics entrants

6 August 2014

As the Scottish Qualifications Authority releases the results for 2014’s Higher examinations, the Institute of Physics has welcomed a 6% increase in the number of students choosing to take the physics course

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Biophotonics: Techniques and Tools
A one-day meeting on Biophotonics: Techniques and Tools will be held at the University of Dundee on 11 September

Science in the Quad
Aberdeen Public Lecture Series. The next lecture in our Aberdeen series will be on 8 September at 7pm

Meeting of the IOPS Young Members Group
The next meeting of the IOPS Young Members' Group will be on 11 September in Edinburgh

Glasgow Public Lecture Series
The next in our Glasgow series of IOP Scotland public lectures takes place on Thursday 15 May, at 7.30pm.

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

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