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We achieved 95% overall student satisfaction for physics in the National Student Survey 2019

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New “spin capacitor” can store electron spin states for hours

Newly developed technology could allow future devices to consume less electricity, generate less heat and store more data

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90%

of our research activity is

'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' latest REF

Top 5

in the UK for Physics

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Top 100

World Top 100 University

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Laidlaw scholarship award

Five scholars from the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences have been…

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Faculty of EPS Partnership Awards 2020

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences Partnership Awards is an…

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Scientists have made a breakthrough in the search for a new, sustainable…

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