School of Physics and Astronomy
of our research activity is
'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF
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Our research activity covers the following main areas: Star and planetary system formation; Spintronics in condensed matter; Experimental biophysics and bio-nanoscience; Dynamics of polymers and complex fluids; and Quantum information theory and its applications.
In addition, we are applying our collective expertise to the development of sustainable energy harvesting and storage, and towards translation into healthcare and medicine.
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We would like to invite all students from STEM-based subjects to attend this talk and question session on Inspiring Diversity in STEM with Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon (CEO STEMettes).
Monday 27 January 2020, 12:00 - 13:00More on Inspiring Diversity in STEM with Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon
Dr Jenny Zhang from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge is visiting Leeds to talk about her research.
Wednesday 29 January 2020, 14:00 - 15:00More on Wiring photosynthetic machineries to electrodes for semi-artificial photosynthesis
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