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Two female researchers writing chemical formulas on a transparent screen

The award, in memory of Dr Margaret Steel, is a generous £1000 prize awarded to female students who showed a particular aptitude for innovation and want to develop an idea.

Sir William Henry Bragg building outside

A new teaching and research facility for the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences has been formally handed over to the University by construction company BAM.

Rays of sunlight through the green leaves of a tree canopy

New scientific techniques are allowing scientists to investigate the role of individual proteins during photosynthesis.

Celebrating Women of Achievement 2021

Four women from across the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences were this week recognised in the University’s Women of Achievement Awards.


By using high resolution images and supercomputer simulations, scientists have shown for the first time how DNA adopts dance-like movements within cells.