27 January 2016
Work has begun on constructing the Higgs Centre for Innovation at the Royal Observatory in Edinburgh.
12 January 2016
Dr Rosalind Allen of Institute of Condensed Matter & Complex Systems awarded 1.8m euro Grant
08 January 2016
Prof Jim Dunlop of the University of Edinburgh’s School of Physics and Astronomy has been awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s (RAS) Herschel Medal, for his pioneering research into galaxy formation.
07 January 2016
School researchers have reached the highest ever recorded pressures on dense hydrogen, in excess of the pressures found at the centre of the Earth.
05 January 2016
Cait MacPhee, Professor of Biological Physics, has been made a CBE.
15 December 2015
One of the world’s most sensitive scientific instruments has been upgraded to aid in the search for dark matter.
10 December 2015
Edinburgh Particle Physics Experiment group obtains increased STFC consolidated grant.
17 November 2015
PhD student Flavia Dias has joined 40 other scientists in this year's fast-paced live chats with pupils from nearly 160 UK schools.
03 November 2015
Weather patterns in a mysterious world beyond our solar system have been revealed for the first time, a study suggests.
12 October 2015
Congratulations to Michal Michalowski, a researcher at the Institute for Astronomy, who was chosen in recognition of outstanding, individual accomplishments in the field of astronomy.
12 October 2015
Neutrinos are fundamental particles which are created in radioactive decays, in fusion processes in stars, such as our Sun, and in cosmic ray interactions with the Earth’s atmosphere. Even though neutrinos are very abundant in nature and billions pass through our bodies each second, their very weak interaction make observation challenging.
07 October 2015
The Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA) is offering PhD studentships for outstanding students from anywhere in the world.
05 October 2015
Discover if the School of Physics & Astronomy and the city of Edinburgh are right for you.
02 October 2015
The soft matter physics group part of the Institute for Condensed Matter and Complex Systems took part in Doors Open Day, Edinburgh on 26th of September in the James Clerk Maxwell Building.
29 September 2015
The way in which biological cells convert food into energy stored in molecules such as ATP is shared by almost all living things - now scientists have discovered a likely reason why this is so widespread.