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Number of entrants to Scottish Physics Highers declines
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Number of entrants to Scottish Physics Highers declines

7 August 2018

The number of Scottish students entering physics at Higher level continues to decline, according to the Scottish Qualifications Authority’s (SQA) 2018 results for national courses, which were released today (7 August)

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Lunchtime Rendezvous of the IOPS Seniors Group Aberdeen
The Eleventh lunchtime rendezvous of the IOPS seniors group in Aberdeen will take place on 26 October.

Event Applications Open for Festival of Physics Scotland
Institute of Physics is now accepting event applications for the 2018 Scottish Festival of Physics.

Public Lecture Series Tayside September
The new IOP public lecture series in Tayside will start on Tuesday 25th September in Dundee.

44th Stirling Physics Meeting
Wednesday 9th May 2018, Stirling

IOPS Edinburgh Public Lecture
The next IOPS public lecture in Edinburgh will be on 20 March at 7.00pm

Fifteenth Lunchtime Rendezvous of the Seniors' Group in Edinburgh
Seniors event: The next lunchtime rendezvous of the seniors' group will be in Edinburgh on 28 March.

IOPS Edinburgh public lecture series
The next lecture in the series will be on 20 February 2018

Lunchtime Rendezvous
The next Lunchtime Rendezvous of the seniors group will be in Edinburgh on 28 March 2018.

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