School of Physics and Astronomy
of our research activity is
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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.
Astronomers have discovered a rare molecule in the dust and gas disc around a…More on The rare molecule weighing in on the birth of planets
Scientists at the University of Leeds have created a new form of gold which…More on Scientists create the world's thinnest gold
Researchers have come up with a theory to explain one of the mysteries at the…More on An ‘atomic dance’ offers a new look at quantum computing challenges
Professor Ernst A Rössler from the University of Bayreuth is coming to Leeds to talk about his research.
Wednesday 11 December 2019, 14:00 - 15:00More on Field-cycling NMR relaxometry: Perspectives for investigating supercooled liquids and polymers
Dr Wenqing Liu is a Reader and Head in Nano-Electronics at Royal Holloway University of London, United Kingdom. She is in Leeds to present a talk about her research.
Wednesday 11 December 2019, 14:00 - 15:00More on Probing Spintronic Surfaces and Interfaces
Professor Garegin Papoian (University of Maryland) will present his research in theoretical physics.
Wednesday 11 December 2019, 15:00 - 16:00More on Theoretical Physics research seminar: Mechanochemical modelling of active matter
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