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of our graduates were in employment and/or further study, due to start a new job or course, or doing other activities, such as travelling.
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at the heart of everything we do
8 June 2022
Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund support awarded to Physics and Astronomy student, Gayathri Eknath.
17 May 2022
The School of Physics and Astronomy sees research power almost triple since REF 2014.The School has received a GPA score of 3.45 in REF 2021, with 99% of our overall submission considered world-leading or internationally excellent.
6 April 2022
Dr Cosimo Inserra, who is the Principal Investigator of the team on the ePESSTO+ survey, has identified a number of stellar explosions, including this image of a type 2 supernova.
20 December 2021
Researchers suggest potential lifeforms could be producing ammonia which would trigger a chain of events that makes the clouds more tolerable to live in.
15 December 2021
Incredibly sensitive instruments used in landmark discoveries could help solve one of the biggest remaining mysteries in the Universe
11 November 2021
Largest ever collection of gravitational wave detections released thanks to pioneering upgrades to detector technology
2 November 2021
Scientists provided clearest evidence yet of mechanisms that lead to the shutdown of star formation in galaxies across the Universe
1 October 2021
Physics and Astronomy top in Wales in Guardian Guide
7 September 2021
The School achieves recognition of its commitment to gender equality with an Athena Swan Silver Award.
16 July 2021
With a heavy heart, but great fondness, all of us here mourn the death of our friend Phil Buckle
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We are proud to hold the Athena SWAN silver Award by Advanced HR as well as Champion status for Project Juno, Institute of Physics