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School of Physics

Undergraduate Open Day 

Come along to our next open day on 11 October and find out all about our degree courses.

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LightTAG - Friday 3rd October

Part of Leeds Light Night, LightTAG is an exciting interactive exhibition that fuses art with science.

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Research focus

Better batteries
Lithium gel batteries offer and better and safer way to power consumer electronics. A new process developed at Leeds by Prof. Ian Ward and his team offers a new form of thin flexible battery, made of a polymer gel that simplifies battery structure and makes it easier – and cheaper – to manufacture.

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Latest news

Leeds embarks on biggest ever academic recruitment drive
250 new opportunities for academic researchers are offered across the University. Find out more ›


Dr Kevin Critchley and his PhD student, Andrew Harvie will be demonstrating...


International Exchange

The Royal Society have awarded funding to Dr Almut Beige of the Quantum...


Fine Bubbles

Professor Stephen Evans has been invited to speak at the ‘Particle Systems...


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