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Latest news in the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Distinguished Service Award for Dr Tiffany Wood

22 July 2024
Congratulations to Dr Wood who has received an award for her contribution to the Society of Chemical Industry.

Scorching storms on distant worlds revealed in new detail

19 July 2024
Astronomers have created the most detailed weather report so far for two distant worlds beyond our own solar system.

Dr William Barter elected to lead the UK’s contribution to particle physics experiment

12 July 2024
Congratulations to Dr Barter who has been elected as LHCb-UK Physics Coordinator.

Fellowship success for researcher following career break

12 July 2024
Congratulations to Dr Erin Goldstraw who has been awarded a Daphne Jackson fellowship.

King’s Birthday Honours List recognition for Professor Murray Campbell

10 July 2024
Professor Murray Campbell’s community service has been recognised with the award of the British Empire Medal.

Fellowship success for under-represented research student

19 June 2024
Congratulations to Gracie McGill who has been awarded a Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund.

Talent recognised by fellowship success

12 June 2024
Congratulations to Chancellor’s Fellows Drs Gurtej Kanwar, Sarah Rugheimer and Catriona Wimberley.

Research impact award recognition

04 June 2024
Congratulations to Susanna Richmond who has been awarded the University of Edinburgh’s Impact Enabler prize.

PhD student team involved in planet discovery

23 May 2024
Discovery of planet Gliese 12 b may help unlock some aspects of our own solar system’s evolution.

Release of observations and data from the Euclid space telescope

23 May 2024
Results provide a glimpse of the telescope’s power and performance.

Undergraduate Open Days 2024

10 May 2024
Undergraduate Open Days 2024

Congratulations to new Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellow Professor Victoria Martin

30 April 2024
Professor Victoria Martin joins the 57 names recognised as being some of the greatest thinkers, researchers and practitioners working in or with Scotland today.

Award for outstanding contributions to soft matter and biophysics

30 April 2024
Congratulations to Dr Davide Michieletto who has been awarded the British Biophysical Society Louise Jonson Early Career Award.

Postdoctoral fellow success for PhD student

24 April 2024
Congratulations to PhD student Annemiek Waajen who has been selected as a Schmidt Science Fellow.

Award for outstanding contributions to particle physics research

24 April 2024
Congratulations to Dr Sally Shaw who has been awarded the Institute of Physics High Energy Particle Physics Group Prize.