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Leicester City Festival 2019 was “Out of this World”

Leicester City Festival 2019 was “Out of this World”

Posted by Rosanna Tilbrook at Sep 05, 2019 12:00 AM |

Leicester physicists were on-hand to answer questions from the public about all things space at the City Festival this year.

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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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The Northern Lights at Green Man Festival 2019

The Northern Lights at Green Man Festival 2019

Posted by Aneesah Kamran at Aug 19, 2019 12:00 AM |

Leicester Physicists captivate the Green Man Festival with the Northern Lights

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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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Juno Participating Scientist Position for Dr Leigh Fletcher

Juno Participating Scientist Position for Dr Leigh Fletcher

Posted by lnf2 at Aug 01, 2019 12:00 AM |

Dr. Leigh Fletcher has been awarded “Participating Scientist” status on NASA’s Juno mission to Jupiter.

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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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SuperDARN Workshop 2019

SuperDARN Workshop 2019

Posted by Harneet Sangha at Jun 10, 2019 12:00 AM |

Leicester physicists present their work internationally in Japan

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Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets Conference 2019

Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets Conference 2019

Posted by Aneesah Kamran at Jun 10, 2019 12:00 AM |

Leicester Physicists travelled to Japan to showcase their research on the Outer Planets at the Magnetospheres of the Outer Planets (MOP) Conference.

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International Women’s Day 2019 Celebrations

International Women’s Day 2019 Celebrations

Posted by Aneesah Kamran at Mar 08, 2019 12:00 AM |

The Leicester Women in Physics (WiP) group marked International Women’s Day 2019 with a whole host of celebrations.

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Pride in Science Display in the Physics and Astronomy Foyer for LGBT+ History Month

Pride in Science Display in the Physics and Astronomy Foyer for LGBT+ History Month

Posted by Naomi Rowe-Gurney at Feb 27, 2019 10:05 AM |

The Physics and Astronomy Department celebrate LGBT+ History Month

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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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