Welcome to the Institute of Physics Hub

As a leading scientific membership society, one of our core aims is to secure a flourishing future for physics. We want exceptional physics and engineering graduates in the classroom, developing the next generation of physicists and engineers. We're even offering £28,000 tax-free scholarships and school experience placements to...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

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Receive a tax-free bursary or scholarship of up to £28,000.
Opportunity to train to teach physics and mathematics.
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Undergraduate degree: Physics

"Knowing that the IOP had faith in my ability to teach the next generation was incredibly motivating"

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Undergraduate degree: Environmental Geoscience

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A new generation of physics teachers

Ahead of the final application deadline for the Institute of Physics Teacher Training Scholarship on 1 August 2016, our Project Coordinator, Layo, offers advice about how to prepare for the assessment day. The scholarships that we award are funded by the government’s Department for Education and worth £30,000, including IOP support such as mentoring, to those who are training, in England, to teach physics in secondary school. (Photo: Successful scholars are invited to a...

I chose teaching to share the excitement of physics – and challenge...

In this blog, Siobhan, an IOP Teacher Training Scholar, tells us why she chose teaching. I’ve always been fascinated by physics and our universe, and decided to train as a teacher as I’m really keen to share all the cool, exciting parts of physics with students who may not have come across them so far. Physics also gives students vital skills such problem-solving and analytical thinking. Even if they don’t remember many of the facts or equations they’re taught, I...

Added: 26th January 2017

Five reasons you should consider a career in teaching physics

Hear, in teachers’ own words, five reasons you should think about applying for physics teacher training this year…

Added: 1 week ago