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Latest news in the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Edinburgh student wins Institute of Physics prize for UK's best Computational Physics PhD.

11 July 2017
Edinburgh student wins Institute of Physics prize for UK's best Computational Physics PhD.

Piling on pressure solves mystery about metal

29 June 2017
Scientists have solved a decades-old puzzle about a widely used metal, thanks to extreme pressure experiments and powerful supercomputing.

National recognition of research in theoretical condensed matter physics

22 June 2017
Student Flaviu Cipcigan receives runner-up “Sam Edwards” PhD thesis prize for a leading contribution in advancing theoretical condensed matter physics.

Students' achievements recognised at Awards Ceremony

24 April 2017
Congratulations to our students who received Medals, Prizes and Scholarships at the School of Physics & Astronomy awards ceremony held on 3 April 2017.

The Problem with Infrared Crystallography

21 April 2017
The Problem with Infrared Crystallography

Showcasing Opportunities for Women in Physics

20 April 2017
Current student Grace Richards reflects on her attendance at the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) UK in March 2017.

PhD student Maria Francesca Marzioni wins IOP Conference poster prize

12 April 2017
PhD student Maria Francesca Marzioni wins IOP Conference poster prize

STFC-CDT in Data Intensive Science.

10 April 2017
School awarded STFC-CDT studentships in Data Intensive Science.

Mathematical modelling identify factors that contribute to cancer risk.

10 April 2017
Mathematical modelling identify factors that contribute to cancer risk .

Peter Higgs receives Royal Commission Medal

31 March 2017
Professor Emeritus Peter Ware Higgs, Nobel Laureate in Physics 2013, has received the Royal Commission for the 1851 Exhibition Medal for his outstanding contribution to physics.

Team of physicists from School win third prize at IBM Universities Business challenge (UBC).

27 March 2017
Team of physicists from School win third prize at IBM Universities Business challenge (UBC).

EPSRC funding for electronic structure calculations.

17 March 2017
UKCP grant for electronic structure calculations

Astronauts touch down for science training

14 March 2017
Astronauts touch down for science training

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Award

10 March 2017
Friedrich Wilhelm Research Award

Gravitational Waves to Reveal Darkest Secret of our Universe.

01 February 2017
Gravitational Waves to Reveal Darkest Secret of our Universe.