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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Welcome to new and returning students 2017
Information from the School about advising, timetables, study, etc. for both new and returning students.
Major Research Grant for Resonant and Shaped Light
£5 Million grant for photonics with healthcare applications - Dholakia, Gather, Gunn-Moore, Krauss, Johnson
Major grant for applied photonics research
Prof Dholakia has won major EPSRC funding with M Squared Lasers for a biophotonics nexus
Prof Dholakia awarded IOP Prize
IOP Thomas Young Prize for 2017 goes to Kishan Dholakia for his contributions to the field of optical manipulation using shaped light fields.
Undergraduate Project Prize Winners
Celebrating some significant successes in final year projects
Congratulations to all our new graduates
We celebrate the successes of our new graduates.
Recruiting for Two Academic Staff Positions
We are seeking to appoint to two faculty positions in experimental physics
New class of wave-meter invented by Dholakia Group
Random scattering of light by rough surfaces can measure wavelengths to 1 part in 10 to the 10.
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Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003