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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Prof Scott wins UNESCO medal
Jim Scott has been awarded the UNESCO medal for "Contributions to nanoscience and nanotechnology" for his work on ferroelectic materials and devices.
Autumn colours
View from a teaching lab window, 7 November.
Information for new and returning students
We look forward to welcoming and welcoming back students.
Final Year Undergrad Project Prizes
The best final year project students were recognised at an event before the graduation ceremonies.
Prof Malte Gather awarded Paterson Medal
The UK Institute of Physics has awarded Prof Gather this medal for his distinguished research in applied physics.
New-born giant extra-solar planet discovered
Prof Cameron and research team members have found a relatively young but massive planet close to its host star.
Light sheet imaging featured in Photonics Spectra
Kishan Dholakia and Jonny Nylk co-author an article in the trade magazine Photonics Spectra with collaborators in M-squared lasers
UG students present project work at conference
Two UG students presented their final year project research work in photobiology at the recent BMLA annual conference
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Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003