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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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 SCHOOL NEWS  [news archive]
Final Year Student Project Prizes
We celebrate the achievements of our most successful final year UG project students
Offical Opening of New Research Facilities
Cabinet Secretary opens the new ultra-low-vibration lab and the new cleanroom
Prof Mackenzie FRS
Prof Andy Mackenzie has been awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Society.

Invisibility Cloaks

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