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Leicester Undergraduates Demonstrate Solar System Science at the National Space Centre

Leicester Undergraduates Demonstrate Solar System Science at the National Space Centre

Posted by Donald Bowden at Sep 10, 2019 09:27 AM |

Leicester Physics undergraduates took part in an engaging outreach programme at the National Space Centre over the summer.

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Science and Engineering Poster Competition Winner

Science and Engineering Poster Competition Winner

Posted by hs372 at Sep 09, 2019 10:45 AM |

Congratulations to Leicester scientist Samuel Frampton on winning the University’s postgraduate poster competition 2019 for the College of Science and Engineering

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Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 2019

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience 2019

Posted by lnf2 at Sep 02, 2019 03:07 PM |

The 2019 SURE programme has now come to an end, with students engaged in cutting edge research projects from across the School of Physics and Astronomy.

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ERC Grant to Explore Upper Tropospheric Chemistry

ERC Grant to Explore Upper Tropospheric Chemistry

Posted by lnf2 at Sep 02, 2019 02:29 PM |

Congratulations to Dr Eloise Marais, who has been awarded a Starter Grant from the European Research Council.

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National Astronomy Meeting 2019

National Astronomy Meeting 2019

Posted by hs372 at Aug 02, 2019 09:04 AM |

Leicester physicists showcase their work at the 2019 National Astronomy Meeting.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing – Visits from the Therapy Dog

Mental Health and Wellbeing – Visits from the Therapy Dog

Posted by Harneet Sangha at Jul 30, 2019 12:56 PM |

University's Therapy Dog visits the Physics Department to promote mental health and wellbeing amongst postgraduate students.

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1st Year PhD Students Present Their Work

1st Year PhD Students Present Their Work

Posted by Donald Bowden at Jul 29, 2019 12:46 PM |

Leicester's 1st-year Physics PhD students showcase their research projects.

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Leicester scientist in the lime-lights

Leicester scientist in the lime-lights

Posted by Steve Milan at Jul 12, 2019 12:02 PM |

Leicester scientist gives keynote speech on Earth’s auroral lightshow at the recent meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society.

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Congratulations to Dr. Rhaana Starling on Visiting Fellowship at ASTRON

Congratulations to Dr. Rhaana Starling on Visiting Fellowship at ASTRON

Posted by lnf2 at Jul 10, 2019 01:36 PM |

Leicester Astronomer selected for Visiting Fellowship at the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy.

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Raising a Pint to Leicester Physicists

Raising a Pint to Leicester Physicists

Posted by Keir Birchall at Jul 08, 2019 09:36 AM |

Leicester researchers organise the inaugural Leicester chapter of the international Pint of Science Festival, a three-day celebration of local science.

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STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships 2019

STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships 2019

Posted by lnf2 at Jul 04, 2019 09:15 AM |

The Physics and Astronomy Department at the University of Leicester welcomes applicants for the STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship scheme.

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Serac Imaging Systems to launch hybrid gamma optical camera

Serac Imaging Systems to launch hybrid gamma optical camera

Posted by Sarah Bugby at Jul 01, 2019 03:00 PM |

Serac Imaging Systems to launch hybrid gamma optical camera based on innovative space imaging technology developed by University of Leicester.

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Launch of new STFC 21st Century Challenge Network+ in Cancer Diagnosis

Posted by Sarah Bugby and John Lees at Jul 01, 2019 02:57 PM |

University of Leicester physicists are involved in a new Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) initiative to establish a 21st Century Challenge Network+ in Cancer Diagnosis.

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Leicester Physics PhD Students at Soapbox Science

Leicester Physics PhD Students at Soapbox Science

Posted by Naomi Rowe-Gurney at Jun 20, 2019 12:00 AM |

PhD Students Naomi Rowe-Gurney and Harneet Sangha showcased their work at the Soapbox Science event at the Leicester Riverside Festival in June 2019.

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Student Prizes 2018

Posted by Graham Wynn at Aug 24, 2018 12:00 AM |

We send our congratulations to our Physics and Astronomy undergraduate prize winners for 2018.

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The Edge: Could We Live on Mars?

The Edge: Could We Live on Mars?

Posted by John Holt at Aug 03, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester scientists reveal the challenges of Mars exploration and living in deep space on CNBC series, "The Edge"

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Meteorological Society’s Young Scientist Travel Award

Meteorological Society’s Young Scientist Travel Award

Posted by lnf2 at Jul 25, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester's Daniel Watters received ‘European Meteorological Society’s Young Scientist Travel Award' at the 10th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology & Hydrology (ERAD).

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Leicester's EOS Group Leads New Land Surface Temperature Initiative

Posted by Darren Ghent at Jul 15, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester's Earth Observation Group is the lead institute in a collaboration aiming to measure land surface temperatures as part of ESA's Climate Change Initiative

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JWST at the Summer Science Exhibition 2018

JWST at the Summer Science Exhibition 2018

Posted by Leigh Fletcher at Jul 15, 2018 12:00 AM |

Members of the Physics and Astronomy Department represented the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at the Royal Society's annual Summer Science Exhibition 2018.

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35th Anniversary of EXOSAT

35th Anniversary of EXOSAT

Posted by Ken Pounds at May 27, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester scientists commemorate the launch of Europe's first X-ray astronomy satellite, EXOSAT

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