Institute of Physics (IOP) (Institute of Physics (IOP))
The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a scientific charity devoted to increasing the practice, understanding and application of physics, and is the UK and Ireland's main professional body for physicists. It was founded as the Physical Society in 1874 and it now has over 36,000 members worldwide.
It grants the professional qualifications of Chartered Physicist (CPhys) as well as Chartered Scientist (CSci) as a member organisation of the Science Council and Chartered Engineer (CEng) as a nominated body of the Engineering Council.
The IOP is prominent in its work in policy and advocacy, lobbying for stronger support for physics in education, research and industry  in the UK. As a part of its mission, the IOP works to engage the public with physics and runs Physics.org, an online guide to physics. The IOP publishes Physics World with its accompanying website physicsworld.com which has physics news, jobs, and resources and a blog
In addition to this, the IOP provides services to its members including careers advice and professional development, along with an online members' network MyIOP.
Through a wholly owned subsidiary, IOP Publishing, the IOP is a leading publisher of science books and international journals, with over 40 titles. IOP Publishing has won the Queen's Award for Export Achievement three times, in 1990, 1995 and 2000. It also publishes the magazine, Optics & Laser Europe A second subsidiary, Institute of Physics Events, runs a conference venue at 76 Portland Place, London.
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