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Awarded in recognition of our commitment to equality for women in mathematics and science.

Putting you at the forefront of scientific discovery

School of Physics

Broaden your horizons 

As part of your studies at Leeds you will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge outside your main degree subject through our Discovery Modules.

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Celebrating International Women's Day

Tuesday 8th March
We invite you to join Prof Julia Yeomans FRS, from the University of Oxford for an informal presentation about her career and thoughts on women in science.

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Stoner Colloquium - Nature's Engines: Powering Life

Prof Julia Yeomans FRS, from the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics at Oxford University gives an insight into motion at a microscopic level, exploring the world of microorganisms, cells and molecular motors.

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Stoner Colloquium

Dr Paul Collier, Head of Beams at CERN was the School of Physics and...


Supercoiled DNA is far more dynamic than the “Watson-Crick” double helix

Researchers have imaged in unprecedented detail the three-dimensional structure...


Prof Gleeson gives Inaugural Lecture

Prof Helen Gleeson OBE, Cavendish Chair and Head of School elect gave her...


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