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.
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.