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
D Starkey wins Cormack Postgraduate Prize
David Starkey wins this RSE prize for his research paper studying accretion discs around black holes
The School is granted Athena SWAN Silver Award
Work towards gender equality recognised.
Dr Hicks wins IUPAP LT Prize
Former School Researcher Clifford Hicks wins the Young Scientist Prize in Low Temperature Physics
Dr Kohnle wins Teaching Excellence Award
Three members of the School have their inputs recognised at award ceremony
Helen Cammack wins BBC Focus Prize
PhD student Helen Cammack has won the BBC Focus Prize for her short video on the way science is done
Prof Turnbull Inaugural Lecture
Prof Graham Turnbull gave his inaugural lecture recently on his research in organic semiconductors and their applications in humanitarian de-mining.
"Dangerous Ideas" at Women in Science Festival
PhD student Helen Cammack starred in the Dundee Women in Science Festival's "Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas"
Do we need to rewrite gravity at large distances?
Dr Zhao on Radio Scotland following publication of Banik and Zhao paper on galactic ring
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 Next »

Other sites of interest:

  The University's News Pages

  Physics News from Physics Today

09 July 2003