School of Physics and Astronomy

Professor Melvin Hoare wins Royal Astronomical Society award

He won the award for his work on the Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy (DARA) project

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DARA students and Melvin Hoare
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New facilities

Take a 360 tour around our brand new physics teaching and research facilities in the Sir William Henry Bragg Building

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Outside the Sir William Henry Bragg Building
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Life as Earth evolved

During long portions of the past 2.4 billion years Earth may have been more inhospitable to life than scientists previously thought

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The earth from space
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Athena SWAN Charter

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We are delighted to invite you to The Bragg Exchange 2022, the Bragg Centre for Materials Research's 4th annual research symposium.

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