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International Physics Tournament 2016 Success

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Congratulation to physics students Michael Wilson, David Collomb, Luc Magwood, Connor Pettitt, and team leader Thomas Flynn on a brilliant 6th place (out of 15) in the IPT 2016. The team, the only representatives from the UK, competed in the final in Paris on Friday 22nd April.
Date:
25/04/2016

School wins University Oscar

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We are delighted to announce that Physics & Astronomy has won the Best School/Department University Oscar for 2016.
Date:
17/03/2016

Major breakthrough in new MRI scan technology for lung disease

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Colleagues at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre have developed new scanning technology which will give a much clearer picture of lung disease.
Date:
14/03/2016

Watch your Step - School Physicist shines spotlight on Footprints

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Dr James Sharp, working with the Home Office and local Police, has developed a new technique for investigating footprints.
Date:
24/02/2016

The School of Physics secures UK access to the European Magnetic Field Laboratory (EMFL)

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Prof Amalia Patane, president of the EMFL user committee and Professor of Physics at Nottingham, has secured 3.9M Euros of EPSRC funding to secure 5 year's access for the UK research community to the European Magnetic Field Laboratory.
Date:
05/02/2016

Prof Peter Morris awarded CBE

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Hearty congratulations to Professor Peter Morris, Director of the Sir Peter Mansfield Magnetic Resonance Centre, who has been awarded a CBE for services to science and medicine, in particular his work on Magnetic Resonance Imaging technology, in the Queen's New Year Honours List.
Date:
26/01/2016

School Physicist wins prestigious cosmology prize

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The School is proud to announce that Dr Tony Padilla, and Prof Nemanja Kaloper of the University of California, have been awarded a prestigious Buchalter Cosmology Prize. The Prize seeks to stimulate ground-breaking research work in cosmology.
Date:
11/01/2016

Newton "Researcher Links" workshop on 2D Material Systems

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Professors Mohamed Henini (UK) and Paulo Cesar (Brazil) have received funding to organise a workshop on 2D layered materials which will provide a unique opportunity for early career researchers (holding PhD less than 10 years) to explore opportunities for building long-lasting research collaborations.
Date:
18/12/2015

Language Centre Module Enrolment 2017

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Students can diversify their degree course by choosing a language module for credits. At the Language Centre we focus on providing language modules with the emphasis on communication. The modules are supported by the virtual learning environment Moodle, digital classrooms and a Self Access Centre for independent learning.We offer 10 credit modules in Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and Spanish. The levels range from Stage 1a (complete beginners) to Stage 6 (near native speaker competence). It is possible to improve existing skills or start a new language.
Date:
04/09/2015

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
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