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Shutdown STEM and Academia

Shutdown STEM and Academia

Posted by Rosanna Tilbrook at Jul 08, 2020 02:04 PM |

Leicester physicists organise an informative workshop day for postgraduate researchers about the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Fellowship Opportunities in Leicester Physics and Astronomy

Fellowship Opportunities in Leicester Physics and Astronomy

Posted by lnf2 at Jul 03, 2020 12:55 PM |

The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester welcomes applicants for the STFC Ernest Rutherford and Royal Society University Research Fellowship schemes.

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UK Earth System Model General Assembly goes Virtual

UK Earth System Model General Assembly goes Virtual

Posted by Rob Parker at Jun 26, 2020 09:55 AM |

The UK Earth System Model General Assembly, that was to be held at University of Leicester, successfully took place online with over 100 participants.

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ESA Living Planet Fellowship Success for Dr. Tim Trent

ESA Living Planet Fellowship Success for Dr. Tim Trent

Posted by Tim Trent at Jun 17, 2020 09:49 AM |

Dr Tim Trent of Earth Observation Science group has won an ESA Living Planet Fellowship to investigate long-term changes in the hydrological cycle.

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Leicester's Virtual Community during Lockdown

Leicester's Virtual Community during Lockdown

Posted by Harneet Sangha at May 20, 2020 11:05 AM |

Leicester’s physics PGR cohort attend virtual social events

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Leicester Physicist Competing in Famelab 2020

Leicester Physicist Competing in Famelab 2020

Posted by Samuel Frampton at Apr 24, 2020 01:57 PM |

Leicester physicist takes part in the FameLab Northern Heat

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Can Black Hole Tidal Disruptions Leave Remnants?

Can Black Hole Tidal Disruptions Leave Remnants?

Posted by Andrew King at Apr 22, 2020 12:00 AM |

A guest blog from Professor Andrew King on black holes and observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton

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New award for improving agricultural monitoring from Space

New award for improving agricultural monitoring from Space

Posted by Darren Ghent at Mar 25, 2020 03:44 PM |

Leicester physicists have recently been awarded a Met Office Newton grant to monitor vegetation health and stress from Space

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The “Wall of Women” visits the School of Physics

The “Wall of Women” visits the School of Physics

Posted by Manika Sidhu at Mar 20, 2020 12:00 AM |

The School of Physics celebrates International Women’s Day

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Three-Minute Wonder Competition

Three-Minute Wonder Competition

Posted by Harneet Sangha at Mar 20, 2020 12:00 AM |

Leicester physicists are involved in 3 Minute Wonder competition

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Advancing UK and Italian research in Gamma-Ray astrophysics

Advancing UK and Italian research in Gamma-Ray astrophysics

Posted by Paul O’Brien, Jon Lapington, Julian Osborne at Feb 18, 2020 11:52 AM |

Leicester physicists invited to the home of the UK Ambassador to Italy to discuss the future of Gamma-Ray astrophysics.

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British Planetary Science Conference 2020

British Planetary Science Conference 2020

Posted by Donald Bowden at Jan 30, 2020 12:00 AM |

Academic staff and students presented a wide range of work at the 2nd British Planetary Science Conference

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Remote sensing of greenhouse gases in the air over Jinja, Uganda

Remote sensing of greenhouse gases in the air over Jinja, Uganda

Posted by Neil Humpage at Jan 22, 2020 12:00 AM |

A new ground-based measurement site in Uganda, set up by the University of Leicester in partnership with NaFIRRI, will provide a unique dataset of remotely sensed greenhouse gas observations over a period of several months.

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Carbon offsetting for SMILE

Carbon offsetting for SMILE

Posted by Jenny Carter at Dec 17, 2019 10:39 AM |

Leicester scientists plant trees to carbon offset their air travel for the SMILE mission

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The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2019

The American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting 2019

Posted by Harneet Sangha at Dec 16, 2019 12:00 AM |

Leicester physicists travel to America to showcase their research

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The Big Bang with Burleighs Gin 2019

The Big Bang with Burleighs Gin 2019

Posted by Harneet Sangha at Dec 15, 2019 12:00 AM |

Leicester physicists lend a hand with some public outreach.

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Celebrating Undergraduate Student Successes

Posted by Mervyn Roy at Dec 11, 2019 08:23 PM |

It has been another great year for undergraduates in the School of Physics and Astronomy.

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PhD Projects for 2020

Posted by lnf2 at Dec 03, 2019 03:45 PM |

A wide range of opportunities exist within the School of Physics and Astronomy with start dates in Autumn 2020.

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A new instrument for the observatory of the University of Leicester

A new instrument for the observatory of the University of Leicester

Posted by Klaas Wiersema and Rhaana Starling at Dec 03, 2019 10:22 AM |

Leicester astronomers are testing out a brand new instrument for the observatory, made possible by a grant from the Royal Society.

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Physics in the Images of Research Competition 2019

Physics in the Images of Research Competition 2019

Posted by lnf2 at Dec 02, 2019 02:47 PM |

Congratulations to PhD student Soheb Mandhai, runner-up in the People's Choice award.

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