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
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Dr Konstantinos Meichanetzidis (University of Oxford) will present a seminar on his research in theoretical physics.
Thursday 14 November 2019, 15:00 - 16:00More on Theoretical Physics research seminar: From knots to spin models to tensor networks
The Centres for Doctoral Training bring together diverse areas of expertise in order to train researchers to address engineering and science-related problems.
Wednesday 20 November 2019, 12:00 - 14:45More on Centres for Doctoral Training Open Day 2019
Professor Apala Majumdar (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow) is giving a talk about his research into liquid crystals.
Wednesday 20 November 2019, 14:00 - 15:00More on Soft Matter Physics research seminar: Pattern formation in confined nematic systems
“After completing her MPhys at Leeds, Adele decided to pursue a PhD study. Adele is now part of the Droplets Researc… t.co/fffH5YNMGq” -
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