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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

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
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