Latest news in the School of Physics and Astronomy.
20 February 2019
The School of Physics and Astronomy has had its status as Juno Champion renewed in recognition of our continuing efforts in addressing gender equality and fostering a more inclusive working environment.
19 February 2019
Hundreds of thousands of previously undetected galaxies are revealed, shedding new light on many research areas, including the physics of black holes and how clusters of galaxies evolve.
06 February 2019
PhD studentships available in two new collaborative EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training in which we are partners.
05 February 2019
A head-on collision between distant worlds led to the formation of an iron-rich planet nearly ten times as heavy as Earth, a study shows.
31 January 2019
Discover more about our MSc programmes during the virtual events taking place 11 - 15 March 2019.
15 January 2019
Congratulations to Professor Wilson Poon who has been awarded the Thomas Graham Lecture, an award made for work in colloid science by the Royal Society of Chemistry & the Society of Chemical Industry.
10 January 2019
Feedback on outreach project on the exploration and settlement of space.
19 November 2018
Congratulations to students who received Medals, Certificates, Prizes and Scholarships at the School of Physics & Astronomy undergraduate student awards ceremony.
15 November 2018
Students, staff, industry and supporters met to celebrate project achievements and award the presentation for the best student project.
12 November 2018
Visitors were treated to a feast of activities on complex fluids, particle collisions, chocolate workshops and a physics-inspired ceilidh at the recent Festival of Physics.
09 November 2018
An unusually complex form of nitrogen has been revealed in an experiment that shows for the first time how simple molecular elements can have complex structures at extreme pressures.
05 November 2018
Wizard apprentices try out their magic at the Midlothian Science Festival.
29 October 2018
Funds to develop work to understand the origin of Dark Energy.
29 October 2018
Dr Beth Biller has been awarded the 2018 Chancellor’s Rising Star Award.
22 October 2018
Scientists have discovered a new class of compounds which contain very large amounts of hydrogen.