News archive: 2019

Yearly listings of School news.

Dr Carlo Bruno has been selected to participate in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

05 March 2019
Congratulations to Carlo who will participate in this event which focuses on the exchange of knowledge and ideas between Nobel Laureates and young scientists.

Successful IOP Juno Champion award renewal

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.

Astronomers release first part of deep all-sky radio survey with LOFAR

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.

PhD training centres making way for future leaders in soft matter and mathematical modelling

06 February 2019
PhD studentships available in two new collaborative EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training in which we are partners.

Iron-rich planet formed after distant worlds’ high-speed collision

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.

Postgraduate Virtual Open Week

31 January 2019
Discover more about our MSc programmes during the virtual events taking place 11 - 15 March 2019.

Thomas Graham Award for Prof Wilson Poon

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.

Life Beyond - From Prison to Mars

10 January 2019
Feedback on outreach project on the exploration and settlement of space.