School of Physics and Astronomy
  • Dr Martin Archer (middle) accepts his award

    Space sounds project wins public engagement award

    Dr Martin Archer has won the Public Engagement Involve Award at the QMUL Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2019.

  • Illustration of the MMS spacecraft measuring the solar wind plasma in the interaction region with the Earth’s magnetic field. Credit: NASA.

    Spacecraft measurements reveal mechanism of solar wind heating

    A researcher from the School of Physics and Astronomy has led a study which describes the first direct measurement of how energy is transferred from the chaotic electromagnetic fields in space to the particles that make up the solar wind, leading to the heating of interplanetary space.

  • Dr Alston J. Misquitta

    Congratulations to Dr Alston J. Misquitta who has received an International Exchange Cost Share (with CNRS) grant of £10.8K from the Royal Society. 

  • Marie Curie Fellowship at CRST

    Congratulations to Dr Gianluca Inverso for winning a prestigious 2-year Marie-Słodowska Curie Fellowship with the CRST.

  • Hyper-Kamiokande (proto)-collaboration after the announcement from Prof. Kajita.

    Hyper-Kamiokande Experiment to Begin Construction in April 2020

    On Sept 12th, Prof T. Kajita, 2015 Nobel Prize Laureate and Director of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research (ICRR), University of Tokyo, on behalf of the University of Tokyo, host lab of the Hyper-Kamiokande experiment together with KEK, announced that the construction of the Hyper-Kamiokande experiment will start in 2020 (

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