School of Physics & Astronomy

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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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Information for new and returning undergraduate students
We look forward to welcoming new students, and to welcoming back returning students.
Brown dwarfs in distant clouds
RCW38, featured in a European Southern Observatory release this week, contains brown dwarfs studied by Aleks Sholz' SONYC project.
Final Year Project Prize Winners
Graduation day included a reception for P&A project prize winners
Congratulations to our new graduates!
Today we celebrate the achievements of our first and higher degree students at graduation and associated events.
Honorary Degree for Prof Andrew Cameron
The University of Toulouse recognises Prof Cameron's achievements in astrophysics research
School and Faculty Presidents 2018-19
School President for 18-19 is Amy Suddards, while this year's School President becomes Faculty President.
Dr Kohnle wins McCall MacBain Award
Dr Antje Kohnle wins this University award for her scholarship in learning and teaching and the publication of of associated research
Final Year Undergrad Poster Session
There was a real buzz in the concourse as UG project students presented their project results
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Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003