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J. Heyrovsky Medal for Achievements in Chemical Sciences Prof. Tony Vlcek has been awarded the "J. Heyrovsky Medal for Achievements in Chemical Sciences"
16 September 2022

Prof. Tony Vlcek has been awarded the "J. Heyrovsky Medal for Achievements in Chemical Sciences" by the Czech Academy of Sciences.

Sagex logo SAGEX Students’ Film
14 September 2022

SAGEX (Scattering Amplitudes: from Geometry to Experiment) is an Innovative Training Network funded by the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie programme.

QMUL Astronomy Unit member Dr Andrea Larosa awarded the AGU Fred L. Scarf Award
6 September 2022

Dr Andrea Larosa has been awarded the AGU Fred L. Scarf Award for his work on magnetic switchbacks and Langmuir waves with the NASA Parker Solar Probe mission

Observatory QMUL Astronomical Observatory undergoes significant upgrade
11 August 2022

The QMUL Astronomical Observatory is undergoing a major upgrade to allow full remote operation of the dome and telescopes. This will greatly expand the range of projects that students will be able to carry out as part of their final-year projects.

Exactmer and Queen Mary awarded Knowledge Transfer Partnership from Innovate UK
2 August 2022

The partnership will address barriers to the commercialisation of exact Polyethylene Glycol polymers (PEGs)

'Girls into Physics' Summer School
1 August 2022

The Girls into Physics summer school took place over three days in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Queen Mary University from the 27th - 29th July 2022.

Atrial Digital Twins. Credit: Caroline Roney. Queen Mary Science and Engineering researchers awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships to tackle heart irregular heart rhythms and explore turbulence in space plasma
15 June 2022

Dr Caroline Roney and Dr Christopher Chen are among 84 promising leaders awarded fellowships totalling £98 million.

Physics and Astronomy at the Festival of Communities
12 June 2022

Members of the Department of Physics and Astronomy took part in QMUL's Festival of Communities to showcase our work to the public.

Sagex logo SAGEX Closing Meeting
30 May 2022

Queen Mary University of London hosts a celebratory final meeting of the European Commission Innovative Training Network SAGEX (Scattering Amplitudes: from Geometry to Experiment).

Physics and machine-learning join hands as molecular modelling doctoral network is awarded €2.6m EU Horizon funding
26 May 2022

The EU Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska–Curie Actions Doctoral Network ‘PHYMOL’ has been awarded nearly €2.6m following an application coordinated by Queen Mary’s Dr Alston J. Misquitta.

Astronomy Unit academic awarded ERC grant to investigate how planets are formed from dust
27 April 2022

Dr Sijme-Jan Paardekooper has been awarded € 2,314,680 from the European Research Council (ERC) to study how dust distribution impacts the formation of planets.

SAGEX Exhibition
26 April 2022

Two PhD students from the Department of Physics and Astronomy had a key role in developing an online exhibition “SAGEX - At the Frontier of Physics”.

 

World Health Day - Redefining The Role Of Medical Imaging In The Advancing Healthcare Environment
4 April 2022

Thursday 7th April is World Health Day. This event, organised by the World Health Organisation is an annual event dedicated to promoting the benefits of good health and wellbeing worldwide. Many people do not associate Physics with healthcare but the science is vital for many advancements in medicine, including medical imaging. To mark the occasion, 1st year BSc Theoretical Physics student Shiksha Teeluck wrote about advancements in medical physics and how they are used today.

 

 

Grenville Davey obituary
22 March 2022

School of Physical and Chemical Sciences is sorry to learn of the loss of Grenville Davey, Artist in Residence at in Physics 2011-2014. 

British Science Week - Chemistry, Passion and Gender
15 March 2022

The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences is celebrating British Science Week (11-20th March). British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, with the theme this year being 'Growth'. To celebrate her growth as a scientist, BSc Pharmaceutical Chemistry student Afra Nower decided to write about her journey to study Chemistry and the barriers she faced as a woman. 

British Science Week - Why is Physics Important
14 March 2022

The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences is celebrating British Science Week (11-20th March). British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths. To mark the occasion, 1st year BSc Theoretical Physics student Shiksha Teeluck shares why Physics is so important to her.

British Science Week - The Electromagnetic Spectrum: Seeing Beyond our Eyes
11 March 2022

The School of Physical and Chemical Sciences is celebrating British Science Week (11-20th March). British Science Week is a ten-day celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths, with the theme this year being 'Growth'. To celebrate his growth as a scientist, BSc Physics student Christopher wrote about a topic that really fascinates him; The Electromagnetic Spectrum. 

Dr Lesley Howell and the QMUL team are the winners of the LearnSci Teaching Innovation Awards.
7 February 2022

Dr. Lesley Howell and the team from QMUL have won the LearnSci Teaching Innovation Award for their use of mixed reality technology in undergraduate labs.

AU researchers join the LIGO Scientific Collaboration
24 January 2022

A team of researchers from the QMUL Cosmology & Relativity group have been admitted to the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the global organisation leading the detection and interpretation of gravitational wave events.

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