Australian Institute of Physics
South Australian Branch
What the Australian Institute of Physics means to you
Physics is an important science, a vital academic subject - and a profession
central to Australia's development. Since its beginnings in 1963, the Australian
Institute of Physics has promoted the interest of physicists in a large
number of ways:
- by fostering a strong professional identity and fellowship among physicists
- enabling them to meet with their colleagues on a regular basis.
- by setting hig standards of qualifications for physicists
- by helping with the review and accreditation of tertiary physics courses
- by expressing the views and interests of physicists to government bodies
and other employers.
- by promoting the value and interest of physics as a study subject
- by holding regular conferences and publishing the views of members
along with other matters of interest.
- by encouraging excellence in research and teaching with prizes and
- by encouraging outstanding students with awards and subsidies