School of Physics & Astronomy

News & Activities

Course opportunities

MSc in Photonics and Optoelectronic Devices

Entrance Bursaries

What's going on?

Find out about the current news from the School by choosing a link from the table below.

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

feed icon
Super-resolution microscope for biophotonics
A state-of-the-art microscope for use in biophotonics research has been purchased, part-funded by donations.
Major Funding to Support Materials Research
£3.7 million has been awarded by EPSRC to provide equipment to support advanced materials research in the School of Physics and Astronomy and the School of Chemistry.
Dr Zhao's team reports how Modified Newtonian Gravity may explain galaxy behaviours
Work reported at the National Astronomy Meeting in St Andrews may suggest a previous collision of our Milky Way with another galaxy.
Research student J O'Malley James hits the headlines for his work on astrobiology
In 2 billion years’ time, life on Earth may be confined to pockets of liquid water underground due to the aging of our sun. Jack has created a computer model to find extremely long-range temperature forecasts, and what this means for trying to detect signatures of life on other planets.
QuantumSoc Student Physical Society Makes and Impact
QuantumSoc at the recent UK Conference of Astronomy and Physics Students won the prize for most improved society, and the competition to host the 2014 Conference. Daniel Mayoh was elected Vice President of this national student body.
Congratulations to all our new graduates!
Graduation week allows us all to celebrate the success of our students, both first degrees and PhD degrees.
Final Year Undergrad Project Prize Winners - II
Matus Ryback, Justinas Pupeikis, and Alex Spracklen complete the set of project prizes for 2013.
Astronomy Public Talk Monday 3 June 5.30 pm
STFC Fellow Prof Newsam is touring the UK with his presentation "Exploring the Universe". All are welcome to this talk which is aimed at those from about 14 years old to adults.
« Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 Next »

Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003