School of Physics and Astronomy

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SAGEX event invitation
13 September 2019

Breakthroughs in Quantum Field Theory and Gravity: an Afternoon with Bern, Dixon and Kosower

SPA Juno Champion Status renewed
13 September 2019

The SPA has had its Juno Champion status renewed for another 4 years by the IoP.

New Stephen Hawking Fellowships in theoretical physics
9 May 2019

The CRST invites applications from exceptional candidates for 4-year Stephen Hawking fellowships. This is a new UKRI advanced fellowship scheme involving a strong public-engagement component and a rolling deadline.

Marie Curie Fellowship at CRST
18 February 2019

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

Emmy Noether Professor Berman Talks about Emmy Noether on BBC Radio 4
18 January 2019

On Thursday, 24 January 2019 Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the ideas and achievements of one of the great 20th-century mathematicians.

Astronomers find a super-Earth at Barnard's star
15 November 2018

Astronomers from the School of Physics and Astronomy are members of an international team that has found a planet in orbit around the second-closest star to the Sun, known as Barnard's star. 

Postdoctoral position at CRST
2 November 2018

The CRST will have one 2-year postdoctoral position for the 2019-2021 academic years, funded by Dr Costis Papageorgakis' Royal Society Research Fellows Enhancement Award. 

New postdoc and 9 PhD students at CRST
8 October 2018

The CRST welcomes Dr Gang Chen as a postdoc and 9 new Phd students to the group!

The SAGEX project has officially begun
8 October 2018

The SAGEX project officially began at the start of Sep 2018, with a successful and highly-enjoyable Kick-off Workshop held at QMUL.

European Commission v2 Innovative Training Network SAGEX
22 January 2018

The Centre for Research in String Theory has been invited to coordinate the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network of the European Commission: SAGEX "Scattering Amplitudes: from Geometry to Experiment". 

PhDv2 Six PhD positions in Theoretical Physics at CRST for 2018
20 December 2017

Funded PhD positions in all groups within the School of Physics and Astronomy for October 2018 start.

Royal Society Awards in the SPA v2 Five Royal Society awards in the School
19 December 2017

Congratulations to David Mulryne (Astronomy Unit), and Matt Buican, Ricardo Monteiro, Costis Papageorgakis and Congkao Wen (Centre for Research in String Theory) for their remarkable success on being awarded a Royal Society Fellow Enhancement  Award.

 Joint QMUL WITSv2 Joint QMUL/WITS postdoctoral position
4 December 2017

New 2-year postdoctoral position (jointly with Witwatersrand University, S. Africa) on the interfaces between representation theory and gauge/string combinatorics.