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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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Postdoctoral Fellowships Workshop

Friday 15 May: Planning for the next stage of your career. A workshop for early/mid-career postdocs and PhD students considering a career in research science.

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Research highlight

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

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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Eclipse

Students and staff in the School were able to view today's partial eclipse...

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Butterflies to battleships

The recent Stoner Colloquium was a great success, with an excellent turn out...

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Welcome!

The School is happy to welcome Dr Zlatko Papic to the department as a member of...

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