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School of Physics

Undergraduate Open Days 

Come along to one of our University open days on 19, 20 and 26 June to find out all about our undergraduate degree courses.

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Broaden your horizons 

Our Discovery Themes provide an opportunity for you to explore a wide range of subject options alongside your main subject choice.

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Research highlight

Quantum simulations on your desk
Probing the ultra-small world of subatomic particles doesn't have to involve machinery on the scale of the LHC at CERN - small scale, table-top experiments that complement the particle colliders may be possible using ‘quantum simulation' methods for high energy physics developed by Jiannis K Pachos at Leeds.

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Latest news

University of Leeds ranked in the top ten for student experience
Students have rated the University of Leeds as offering one of the best student experiences in the UK. The University has now been ranked in the top ten for the fifth year running.

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Soft Matter Away Day

The School recently hosted a Soft Matter Physics away day at Weetwood Hall. The...

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George Gray Medal

Professor Cliff Jones has won the prestigious George Gray Medal from the...

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Supervisor Award

Congratulations to Dr Jiannis Pachos from Theoretical Physics group in the...

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