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

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Leeds top 5 for student experience

Leeds has been voted in the top five universities in the UK in the new Times Higher Education’s Student Experience Survey.

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Leeds Masters Scholarships

If you are applying for a postgraduate course for 2017 you may be eligible to apply for our £5,000 Leeds Masters Scholarships.

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Art Invasion: a painting exhibition by Costas Evangelatos
Monday 20 March - Monday 27 March

We are delighted to hold an art exhibition at the School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds, by the artist Costas Evangelatos from Athens, Greece. The paintings are inspired by posters and presentations from the 18th Symposium on Topological Quantum Information that took place in Athens, May 2015.

There will be a drinks reception held on the Friday on level 9 in Physics and Astronomy, EC Stoner, from around 4pm. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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£96m investment approved 
The University has approved plans to create an international Centre for Engineering and Physical Sciences on the north eastern part of campus.

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Prof Gleeson gives Inaugural Lecture

Prof Helen Gleeson OBE, Cavendish Chair and Head of School elect gave her...


1851 Industry Fellowship

Congratulations to Devesh Mistry, a postgraduate student in the School who has...


Planet-hosting star gives up its innermost secrets

Astronomers have successfully peered through the ‘amniotic sac’ of a star that...


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