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03 June 2013

An exciting range of interactive discussions, drawing on various fields of science, will be on offer from 17-28 June.

Pippa Goldschmidt
28 May 2013

Pippa was formerly a professional astronomer but is now a fiction writer, interested in how scientists live and work. 

30 April 2013

Flaviu Cipcigan awarded prize for best talk at 'Water at interfaces' conference.

26 April 2013

The LHCb experiment has observed a matter-antimatter difference in the neutral Bs meson system, important to our understanding of the absence of antimatter in the Universe.

17 April 2013

School Lecturer awarded 'Feedback School Teaching Award' by Edinburgh University Students' Association 

09 April 2013

Prof. Mike Cates of the School of Physics & Astronomy has been awarded the 2013 Weissenberg Award of the European Society of Rheology.

Image courtesy CERN.
08 April 2013

A 30-minute documentary called 'Particle Man' will be shown on BBC One on Wednesday 17th April.

25 March 2013

Two members of the School have joined the Royal Society's Young Academy of Scotland, a body of individuals who have demonstrated outstanding ability in their work. 

21 March 2013

New financial support for students in Theoretical Physics, Mathematical Physics and High Performance Computing

20 March 2013

The School of Physics & Astronomy to appoint new Chancellor's Fellows