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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Exploring cancer
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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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Bragg building
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Our reputation

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.

Study

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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Pg students

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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PGR student

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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Rosette Nebula

Dr Christopher Wareing is the lead author of a new study that can explain…

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Link to Leeds

Link to Leeds is a fantastic opportunity to talk to students about life in…

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Student in a physics lab

The University is to receive £6 million in funding for additional PhD places…

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Mathematics and Physical Sciences Employability Team

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences Employability Team have been…

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Dr Annela Seddon, from the University of Bristol, will be presenting a seminar on her research. All welcome to attend.

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Dr Chris Duffy, from Queen Mary University of London, will be presenting a seminar on his research. All welcome to attend.

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The Astbury Conversation is designed to give an insight into life in molecular detail.

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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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