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About the School

The School of Physics & Astronomy is recognised as a world-leading research establisment. With a growing academic research base, covering a diverse range of subject areas, the School offers a unique academic environment.

Reflecting the continued sucess of our research groups, physics teaching at St Andrews has been officially graded as "Excellent" with inspectors commenting on our "Outstanding" teaching environment.

Physics & Astronomy News

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Not so fast with modified gravity
Modified Newtonian Dynamics survives a challenge in a paper by a team including H Zhao and I Banik
Information for new and returning undergraduate students
We look forward to welcoming new students, and to welcoming back returning students.
M Jaquet PhD Thesis Published
Maxime Jacquet's recent PhD thesis has won a Springer thesis prize, and is being published by them.
M Barber PhD Thesis Published
Mark Barber's recent PhD thesis has won a Springer Thesis Prize and is being published by them.
New way of modelling the behaviour of quantum particles
Nature Communications publishes work from the B Lovett and J Keeling teams looking at a ground-breaking way to model qubits
Prof Dholakia wins Gabor Award
The SPIE award recognises achievements in his research in dynamic and static diffractive optics.
Dr Weijmanns wins leadership fellowship
Dr Anne-Marie Weijmanns has been awarded an STFC leadership fellowship for her SHINE project for science outreach.
Coupled with light - two particles are better than one
So often in life we hear that size matters, in the world of quantum physics it really does
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Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003