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The Institute of Physics has a fascinating and diverse membership that ranges from university students through qualified professionals in all disciplines to business people, the retired community and people with an interest in physics in general.

If you join the Institute of Physics as a resident on the island of Ireland you will automatically be a member of the Institute of Physics in Ireland which is one of the ‘nations and regions’ that are part of the Institute of Physics. Member benefits of the Institute of Physics in Ireland include a link to the physics community in Ireland via activities such as lectures, seminars, conferences and outreach events for all those with an interest in physics.

Why should you join the Institute of Physics?
Membership of the Institute is for everyone who has an interest in the subject and its future. The Institute actively promotes physics to external audiences, increasing awareness of the importance of physics in government, education and industry. Our members come from diverse backgrounds and follow all kinds of different careers; many are directly involved in physics but just as many are using their physics training in a wide range of businesses.

Member benefits include:

  • A link to the physics community in Ireland via activities such as lectures, seminars, conferences and outreach events for all those with an interest in physics
  • Physics World magazine, membership of subject groups and divisions, career development, discounted subscription to journals and magazines with special offers for electronic access and archives

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