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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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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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System-Scale Data Analysis to Resolve Thermospheric Joule Heating

Posted by Steve Milan at Apr 27, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester scientists attended a meeting on understanding the deposition of energy in the atmosphere by solar wind-magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling.

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The Hydrogen Sulphide Clouds of Uranus

The Hydrogen Sulphide Clouds of Uranus

Posted by Leigh Fletcher at Apr 23, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester planetary scientists help to provide definitive evidence for the composition of the clouds on the Ice Giant Uranus.

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Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Posted by lnf2 at Apr 20, 2018 12:00 AM |

The Department of Physics and Astronomy has achieved a Bronze Award under the Athena SWAN Charter.

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British Science Week 2018

British Science Week 2018

Posted by Rhaana Starling at Apr 06, 2018 12:00 AM |

Physics & Astronomy students and staff contribute to the celebrations of British Science Week 2018.

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Joint UK-India Workshop on Earth Observation Techniques

Joint UK-India Workshop on Earth Observation Techniques

Posted by Harjinder Sembhi & Hartmut Boesch at Mar 30, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester Earth Observation Scientists visited the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in India to deliver a joint UK – India workshop on Earth Observation Techniques.

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Leicester Planetary Scientists at the Lunar Planetary Science Conference 2018

Leicester Planetary Scientists at the Lunar Planetary Science Conference 2018

Posted by Jack Piercy at Mar 26, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester planetary scientists report on the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2018, where they reported the latest Martian research.

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The Curiosity Rover Passes 2000 sols

The Curiosity Rover Passes 2000 sols

Posted by John Bridges at Mar 22, 2018 12:00 AM |

John Bridges reports on the Curiosity rover passing 2000 sols on the surface of Mars.

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Leicester Scientist to be STFC RCUK Innovation Fellow

Posted by John Lees at Mar 20, 2018 12:00 AM |

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Bugby on becoming one of ten new STFC RCUK Innovation Fellows.

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