New President of the Institute of Physics

On 1 October 2008, Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell began a 2 year term as President of IOP, the mother organisation of EPWS full member organisation Women in Physics.

Prof. Bell Burnell is a visiting professor at the University of Oxford and a Professorial Fellow
at Mansfield College, Oxford. She has filled a wide range of teaching, research and managerial
roles in her career.

More information on the Institute of Physics can be found here.

“The Institute of Physics is a scientific membership organisation devoted to increasing the understanding and application of physics. It has an extensive worldwide membership (currently over 34,000) and is a leading communicator of physics with all audiences from specialists through government to the general public. Its publishing company, IOP Publishing, is a world leader in scientific publishing and the electronic dissemination of physics.”

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