School of Physics and Astronomy
of our research activity is
'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF
in the UK for Physics
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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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All are welcome to join Dr Rob Purdy and Dr Alison Voice for this seminar followed by a discussion on the topic: "Are our students welcomed or overwhelmed?"
Tuesday 25 February 2020, 13:30 - 14:30More on Belonging and Engaging for Successful Transition to University
Dr Emily Draper, University of Glasgow, is going to present her research to the molecular and nanoscale physics research group.
Wednesday 26 February 2020, 14:00 - 15:00More on Tuning the Properties of Supramolecular Assemblies by Understanding Self-Assembly
Dr Ezio Iacocca from Northumbria University, Newcastle is visiting Leeds to present some of research to the condensed matter physics research group.
Wednesday 26 February 2020, 14:00 - 15:00More on Tailoring spin wave channels in a reconfigurable artificial spin ice