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Open Days 2017

Our open days are a chance to learn more about our courses, meet staff and students, and see facilities.

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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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Gold for student education

The University of Leeds has achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), the highest award possible.

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Events

STEM Careers Fair
Monday 23 October

Our STEM Careers Fair provides a great opportunity for employers and students to engage.

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Bolton Lecture in Astronomy 2017
Wednesday 8 November

Interstellar snowflakes: the beginnings of complex life is the latest in our series of annual lectures. Please come along to Conference Auditorium 1, University of Leeds, on Wednesday 8 November to attend. University Academic Fellow Dr Catherine Walsh, School of Physics and Astronomy will deliver the lecture. 

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Latest news

£96m research development for physical sciences approved
The University’s ambitious plans for advancing physical sciences and engineering have been given the green light. The development will bring together researchers from across physical sciences, engineering, and computing, and relocate the School of Physics and Astronomy.

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School welcomes new Visiting Professor

Prof Alan Soper FRS, an internationally leading scientist in liquid structure...

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Widmer Best Poster Award

Congratulations to Adam Churchman for winning the Widmer Best Poster Award at...

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Efficiently simulating many-body localisation

Dr Zlatko Papic's paper has just been published in Physical Review Letters.

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