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International Year of Light Book features science and poetry from St Andrews.
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SuperWASP camera array used by UK and International researchers to identify numerous planets orbiting stars beyond our solar system.
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The investigation of charge processes in planetary atmospheres may lead to new insights into phenomena such as Lightning and even the origins of life.
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The student experience in St Andrews is highly regarded and the School places a strong emphasis on engagement between teaching and research activity.
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St Andrews is a major center for Condensed Matter research and hosts a Doctoral Training Centre for postgraduate students across Scotland.
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The School's Theoretical Physicists have made major contributions of the science of optical "cloaking" and novel analogues of black hole event horizons.
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Optical phenomena in nano-scale devices are studied by the School's researchers. Such devices are designed and buit using on-site cleanroom facilities.
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From laboratory to commercial development. Ideas developed at St Andrews are helping to drive new products and techniques in healthcare and industry.
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Razorbill wins award
Spin-out company Razorbill has won the MFM Q1 Business Plan Competition
School personnel shortlisted for teaching awards
Two students and three staff were shortlisted. Bruce Sinclair was awarded one.
Student learning activities
The School runs a range of activities with assessment and feedback to assist our students with their learning.

Ultrashort pulse laser development

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