Latest news in the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Rheology award for Professor Alexander Morozov

07 December 2023
Congratulations to Professor Alexander Morozov who has received the 2023 Annual Award from The British Society of Rheology.

Protected droplets create a new transport route for medicines

06 December 2023
Researchers reveal the underlying mechanism behind the behaviour of microgels to control the release of liquid droplets coated in these particles.

Business start-up award for physics biotech Dyneval

23 November 2023
Congratulations to Dr Tiffany Wood and School start-up Dyneval who received an Institute of Physics Business Start-Up Award.

Double poster success for PhD students

02 November 2023
Congratulations to Max Huisman and Giorgia Palombo who received prizes for their posters at the International Soft Matter Conference 2023.

Collaborations in nuclear astrophysics

30 October 2023
Congratulations to Dr Ragandeep Singh Sidhu who has secured funding and a visiting fellowship to pursue collaborations in nuclear astrophysics.

Early career research prize for Dr Patrick Pietzonka

30 October 2023
Congratulations to Dr Patrick Pietzonka who has received recognition for his work in stochastic thermodynamics.

Where physics meets Renaissance beauty regimes

26 October 2023
An art installation based on Edinburgh-led research is to feature in a major exhibition that challenges established ideals of beauty.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, 14-16 November 2023

16 October 2023
The School of Physics & Astronomy will take part in the University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Virtual Open Days.

Industry fellowship success leads to complex fluid collaboration

13 October 2023
Congratulations to Dr Andreia Fonseca da Silva who has received an Industry Fellowship from the Royal Society.

Scientists Unlock the Secrets of Nitrogen’s Unique ζ-N2 Solid Phase

09 October 2023
The crystal structure of the exotic solid molecular nitrogen phase ζ-N2 has finally been solved and sheds light onto nitrogen’s unique progressive molecular-to-polymeric transformation.

Poster prize success for PhD student

02 October 2023
Congratulations to Robin Burton who received first prize for her poster created for the 7th Edwards Symposium in soft matter and statistical physics.

Funding success supports research into the origins of galaxies in the Universe

05 September 2023
Congratulations to Dr Adam Carnall who has received a European Research Council starting grant.

Winton Award prize winners announced

21 August 2023
Congratulations to the postgraduate research students who received a Winton Award in recognition for their thesis.

Satellite explores mysteries of the dark Universe

03 July 2023
A European mission to explore how dark energy and dark matter shaped the evolution of our Universe has soared into space.

Double award renewal success for commitment to advancing gender equality

27 June 2023
The School of Physics and Astronomy has had both its Juno Champion and Athena SWAN Silver status renewed in recognition of our efforts in addressing gender equality.