School of Physics and Astronomy

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A new home for Physics

The Sir William Henry Bragg Building will provide an exceptional environment for researchers and students

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A brand new physics teaching laboratory in the Sir William Henry Bragg Building
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Two female researchers writing chemical formulas on a transparent screen

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Sir William Henry Bragg building outside

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Celebrating Women of Achievement 2021

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