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Awarded in recognition of our commitment to equality for women in mathematics and science.

It’s official. We’re University of the Year.

School of Physics

Celebrating our Success

The University is proud to announce that we have been named University of the Year 2017 by The Times and The Sunday Times’ Good University Guide.

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Physics Taster Day 

Wednesday 30 November 
Come and join us for our Taster Day and get a taste of what undergraduate student life is like for a Physics and Astronomy student.

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2016 Bolton Lecture in Astronomy
2 November 2016

This is the 17th in a series of annual free public lectures. We aim to bring current developments in Astronomy to a wide audience and to high schools in particular.

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Come along to one of our Undergraduate Open Days to find out more about our exciting courses. 


PHOTON16 Conference

The University of Leeds hosted the largest Optics and Photonics conference in...


Work Experience Week

The School recently hosted a Work Experience Week where 20 Year 12 students...


Study reveals low density water structure in a cryoprotectant matrix

Scientists from the School of Physics and Astronomy have determined the impact...


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