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School Physicist wins IoP Maxwell Medal

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The School is thrilled to announce that Dr Clare Burrage has been awarded the prestigious Maxwell Medal by the Institute of Physics for her work on Dark Energy. Well done Clare!
Date:
01/07/2015

School Staff Win Guardian University Award

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The School is proud to announce that a support staff team led by John Middleton and Chris Pallender has been awarded a Guardian Newspaper University 2015 Award. The award was in the Sustainability category for recycling of helium.
Date:
01/04/2015

Physicists win UoN Staff Oscars

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The School is delighted to announce that two members of School staff have won University of Nottingham Staff Oscars. Professor Philip Moriarty won Best All-Rounder in the Teaching category and Dr Meghan Gray was runner up for Best Use of Technology. Both awards richly deserved.
Date:
24/03/2015

New Graphene Growth MBE Facility Opens

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The School's new MBE facility for graphene growth has opened. The facility, lead by Prof Sergei Novikov, will help to unlock the full potential of graphene in electronics and optoelectronics.
Date:
22/01/2015

Recreating nature's dumbbells using magnetic levitation

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School researchers have used magnetic levitation techniques to demonstrate the formation of splash-form tektites. These tiny pieces of glass, with shapes ranging from dumbbells to doughnuts, are formed from rapidly spinning droplets of molten rock.
Date:
22/01/2015

School researchers secure major funding to develop ultra-cold atom nano-sensors

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Researchers in the School have secured a £6 million grant to build a research facility to prototype a new generation of tiny ultra-cold atom based nano-sensors.
Date:
28/11/2014

Physicist wins at National Student Radio Awards

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The School is very pleased to announce that fourth year physics student, Izzie Clarke, has won gold in the 'Best Female' category of the recent National Student Radio Awards. Congratulations Izzie!
Date:
24/11/2014

Nottingham Students to represent UK at the International Physicists Tournament 2015

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The School is delighted to announce that a team of Nottingham students have won the UK selection tournament for the International Physicists Tournament in 2015.
Date:
07/11/2014

£9m for MRI in Nottingham

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The Government has announced it will be investing over £9m for equipment, buildings and facilities for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) research at The University of Nottingham.The funding will secure Nottingham's position in the vanguard of MRI research internationally for the next 10 years.
Date:
23/10/2014

School researchers develop new technique to improve breast cancer surgical outcomes

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School physicists led by Dr Ioan Notingher, in collaboration with the Breast Pathology Research Group led by Prof Ian Ellis, have developed a new technique for detecting the margins of breast cancer tumors that should improve surgical outcomes.
Date:
30/09/2014
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