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

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School of Physics

Leeds Festival of Science

13 - 27 March, 2015
Join us for activities and events covering many areas of science, maths, engineering and technology. Open to both schools and the general public.

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The 2015 Stoner Colloquium

Tuesday 10th March
This years Stoner Colloquium will be on the topic of Electromagnetic metasurfaces – from butterflies to battleships. Guest speaker Prof Roy Sambles, University of Exeter.

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Research highlight

Building a better magnetometer for cardiology
Magnetic resonance images of the heart have become a powerful tool in cardiology - yet the room-sized instruments currently needed for MRI scans can be a daunting experience for patients, as well as requiring specialist staff for operation and interpretation of the results.

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Latest news

Physics ranked equal 4th for research impact in REF2014
In the results of the recently announced 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Physics at Leeds was ranked equal 4th nationally for research impact, with all work being rated as internationally excellent or leading. The quality of research saw an increase in grade point average to 3.16 with 91% of work rated as internationally leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*).

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Congratulations to Dr Lorna Dougan who has been recognised for her achievements...


Microbubbles Symposium

We are pleased to announce that registration for the Microbubble Symposium will...


Physics of Life

The Physics of Life Network and School of Physics and Astronomy hosted a...


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