The University of Southampton


    Optical societies:

    Optical Society of America (OSA) – Brings together optics and photonics scientists, engineers, educators, and business leaders

    SPIE – International society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light

    IEEE Photonics Society


    Optical organizations:

    Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) – One of the world’s leading institutes for photonics research, based at the University of Southampton

    International OSA Network of Students (IONS) – Connects you with people from around the globe, all actively engaged in optics and photonics.

    Lightwave – Targeted at primary school children is run by PhD student volunteers from OSA Southampton Student Chapter with an interest in optics.

    Zepler Institute

    The Future Photonics Hub



    Union Southampton – The University of Southampton Student’s Union


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