School of Physics and Astronomy

Deaf people at risk of being 'excluded from astronomy'

Leading researcher says the rate of new scientific advances is outpacing the development of sign language to explain them

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We achieved 95% overall student satisfaction for physics in the National Student Survey 2019

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Multidisciplinary research

Maths, artificial intelligence, robotics and fluid dynamics sampled during Universities Minister Chris Skidmore's visit

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Universities Minister Chris Skidmore at Nexus
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90%

of our research activity is

'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF

Top 5

in the UK for Physics

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Top 100

World Top 100 University

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High fliers survey

Students at the University of Leeds are among the UK’s top ten most…

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planets

Astronomers have discovered a rare molecule in the dust and gas disc around a…

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Scientists at the University of Leeds have created a new form of gold which…

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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).

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Dr Jenny Zhang from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge is visiting Leeds to talk about her research.

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Dr Richard Mandle from York University is coming to Leeds to present his research to the soft matter physics group.

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Our next postgraduate open day will be held on Friday 7 February 2020.

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We have an expert team, which supports our academics to exchange vital knowledge and experience with industry and other organisations.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented students through a range of services.

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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