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School of Physics

Postgraduate Open Day 

6 February, 2015
Come along to our next University open day and find out all about our Masters and PhD opportunities.

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Explore. Choose. Grow 

Launching in September 2014 our Discovery Themes provide an opportunity to broaden your horizons.

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Research highlight

Building a better magnetometer for cardiology
Magnetic resonance images of the heart have become a powerful tool in cardiology - yet the room-sized instruments currently needed for MRI scans can be a daunting experience for patients, as well as requiring specialist staff for operation and interpretation of the results.

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Latest news

Physics ranked equal 4th for research impact in REF2014
In the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) announced today, Physics at Leeds was ranked equal 4th nationally for research impact, with all work being rated as internationally excellent or leading. The quality of research saw an increase in grade point average to 3.16 with 91% of work rated as internationally leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

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EPSRC fellowship

Albert Solernou has recently joined the Soft Matter Physics group as a research...

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Exoplanet name suggestion

Congratulations to Gregory Hallam who is the winner of the Exoplanet...

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New Head of Physics for University of Leeds

Professor Helen Gleeson OBE has been appointed Head of Physics and Astronomy ...

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