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The Institute Of Physics (IOP) has announced its Early Career Physics Communicator Award 2015. This is an amazing opportunity for an early career physicist to be acknowledged as a leader in their field, and also to win £250.

Applicants do not need to be a member of the IOP but should be one of the following:

  • A person currently studying an undergraduate degree in physics or engaged in postgraduate study of physics within five years of their first degree qualification.
  • A person working as a physicist in UK or Eire within the first five years of their physics career.

Applicants should submit a report about their communication activities which should be no more than 1500 words long.

Further details and the application form are available by clicking the ‘Group Prize’ tab at www.iop.org/activity/groups/subject/physcom

The application deadline is Monday 5 October 2015.

Four finalists will present their work at the prize final on Monday 23 November 2015 at the Institute of Physics, Portland Place, London, W1B 1NT. The prize will be awarded by materials scientist, engineer, broadcaster and writer, Mark Miodownik.

For more details, please get in contact with the Physics Communicators Group Secretary, Chris Sinclair christopher.sinclair@ucl.ac.uk