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Institute of Physics (IOP)

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PRO-SCIENCE

These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence based through the use of credible scientific sourcing.  Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased and does not use emotional words.  These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias, but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.

Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
Country: United Kingdom
World Press Freedom Rank: UK 40/180

History

Founded in 1874, The Institute of Physics (IOP) is a scientific charity that works to advance physics education, research and application. It has a worldwide membership of over 50,000. The IOP supports physics in education, research and industry. The IOP’s publishing company, IOP Publishing, publishes more than 70 academic journals and magazines. The current President is Julia Higgins.

Funded by / Ownership

According to the Institute of Physics website they are a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 293851) and Scotland (no. SC040092).

Analysis / Bias

According to their about page “The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific membership society working to advance physics for the benefit of all.” In review, this website is essentially a portal to information for those who are involved in physics, such as teachers, students and those who work in the field. They have a news section that covers IOP news as well as general news in the field of physics.

Overall, this a pro-science website that is highly factual. (D. Van Zandt 11/28/2018)

Source: http://www.iop.org/


 

 

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