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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PhD Graduate has his thesis published
Dr Stephen Edkins is to have his PhD thesis "Visualising the Charge and Cooper Pair Density Waves in Cuprates" published by Springer.
School personnel featured in IOP Women & Girls in Science Campaign
The UK Institute of Physics is featuring female scientists for the International Day of women and girls in science, including Helen Cammack and Vivienne Wild
Juno Champion Award for the School
The School's work to provide a good and fair working environment for all has been recognised
Inauguration of the Centre for Exoplanet Science
The Principal opened this new research centre that has input from our School, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Philosophy
S Challinger wins industrial fellowship
PhD student Susanna Challinger is awarded an industrial fellowship, and then a poster prize.
Designer Quantum Materials on BBC
Our new research facility for growing and exploring the science of novel materials features on the BBC.
Happy Christmas!
Mince pies, Christmas jerseys, and a charitable collection at coffee this morning.
Opening of Designer Quantum Materials Research Lab
The Minister for FE, HE, and Science, Shirley-Anne Somerville today officially opened our new lab for creating and exploring thin-film quantum-materials.
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Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003