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Help to name an Exoplanet

Would you like to help choose the names of planets orbiting other stars? If so this is your chance to vote from a shortlist of names.

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Searching for 250 great minds

The University of Leeds search for 250 new academic researchers continues with a range of new Fellowship opportunities now available.

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Undergraduate Open Days 

Come and meet our staff and students at one of our University open days on 12 September and 10 October.

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Prof Helen Gleeson's Inaugural Lecture

Wednesday 7 October 2015, 5pm.
Prof Gleeson OBE, Cavendish Chair and Head of School elect will be the first woman in the history of the School to hold either of these positions. Open to all.

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Latest news

Molecular trick alters rules of attraction for non-magnetic metals

For the first time scientists have demonstrated how to generate magnetism in...


Ogden Trust Physics Summer School

The School of Physics and Astronomy hosted a 4 day Ogden Trust Physics Summer...


Physics Graduation

Congratulations to all our 2015 graduates!


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