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.
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The Advanced Maths Support Programme (AMSP) supports students in making the transition to university study in mathematics and related subjects.
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