Join the Institute of Physics


If you join the Institute of Physics as a resident of Wales you will automatically be a member of the Institute of Physics in Wales which is one of the 'nations and regions' that are part of the Institute of Physics.

You may also choose to become a member of the Institute of Physics in Wales. Your preference can be indicated by emailing

The Institute of Physics has a fascinating and diverse membership that ranges from university students through qualified professionals in all disciplines to the still interested and involved retired community. We have specialist interest groups full of academic and industry members. We believe that the Institute of Physics is a place where any physicist or person interested in physics can come and find someone or something to interest and amaze them.

Joining the Institute of Physics brings many direct benefits to you as a member

  • a link to the physics community in Wales via activities such as the IOP in Wales website, 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 and much more. More details on benefits of membership are available at the main Institute of Physics website

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