School of Physics and Astronomy

Microbubbles

Leeds researchers are investigating whether microbubbles can be used to treat cancer and other serious diseases

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Campus development

A £96m investment will bring together students and researchers from across engineering and physical sciences

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90% overall student satisfaction in the latest National Student Survey (NSS)

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School of Physics and Astronomy

We have over 140 years’ experience in both teaching and research excellence. Our School brings together more than 60 academic and research staff, and over 500 students from over 30 countries. We are in the top 5 in the UK for research impact, in our unit of assessment, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

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Laboratory classes and project work allow you to gain hands-on experience, investigating and applying material from your lectures and tutorials to real-life work situations.

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Our courses will equip you not only with expert subject knowledge, but with important professional and transferable skills that employers are looking for.

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You will develop excellent relationships with your supervisors and their passion and support will inspire you to explore, question and discover.

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Two students at the Natural Sciences Student Conference.

Three final year MNatSc, BSc Natural Sciences students attended the Second…

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Jiannis Pachos

Dr Jiannis Pachos talks about his memories of meeting Professor Stephen…

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Dr Oscar Cespedes, Physics and Astronomy at Leeds has featured on The Anthill…

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Professor Helen Gleeson, School of Physics and Astronomy

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Professor Ulrich K. Keyser, University of Cambridge

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DARA networking event 2017

Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy's annual networking event will take place in South Africa in May.

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Dr Julian Dean, University of Sheffield.

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Symposium to commemorate 50 years of LCD Research

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We deliver events and activities to showcase this fascinating subject area to students at schools and colleges across the UK.

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We have a dedicated Employability Team that provide businesses with access to our talented students through a range of services.

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We work with organisations of all sizes across a wide range of industries to come up with solutions to your needs.

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The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset.

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