Short term Postdoctoral Position in the CRST
10 December 2020
A new short term (10-16 months) postdoctoral position is available at the CRST, funded by Dr C. Papageorgakis' Royal Society Fellows Enhncement award.
Congratulations to Sir Roger Penrose for winning the Nobel Prize!
50th anniversary BUSSTEPP to be held online at QMUL
13 September 2020
The 50th anniversay BUSSTEPP school will be held online at QMUL from January 11 - February 5, 2021.
Congratulations to Chris Lewis-Brown on his successful defence of his PhD thesis!
Theory MSc Videos
16 July 2020
Several of our academics discuss their research interests and how these interests fit in with our Theoretical Physics MSc. Read on to find out more and view the videos. We are currently accepting new applications for the 2020-21 academic year.
Congratulations to Arnau Koemans Collado and Zoltan Laczko on successfully defending their PhD theses!
3 New Postdoctoral Positions in the CRST
16 October 2019
We have now filled our 3 new STFC-funded postdoctoral positions.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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/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.