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Institute of Physics states the case for sustained investment in physics

Institute of Physics states the case for sustained investment in physics

26 April 2016

The Institute of Physics in Scotland (IOPS) has called on all political parties to ensure that sustained investment in physics at all levels is part of their proposed programme for government

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IOPS Glasgow Public Lecture Series
The next lecture in the IOPS Glasgow Public Lecture Series will be on 28 April at 6pm in the Kelvin Building, University of Glasgow

42nd Stirling Physics Meeting
Wednesday 18 May, Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling

SUPA Annual Gathering
Wednesday 25 May, Technology and Innovation Centre, the University of Strathclyde

IOPS Edinburgh Seniors Lunchtime Rendezvous
The next Edinburgh Seniors Lunchtime Rendezvous will be on Wednesday 23 March 2016 at Inverleith Playing Fields

IOPS Edinburgh Public Lecture Series
The next lecture in the IOPS Edinburgh Public Lecture Series will be on 15 March at 7.30pm in the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh

IOPS Glasgow Seniors Lunchtime Rendezvous
The next Glasgow Seniors Lunchtime Rendezvous will be on Tuesday 26th January 2016 at the University of Glasgow

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


28 April

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