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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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
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
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Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003