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image Pettifer Prize 2015-16

The Pettifer Prize for the best overall performance in the first year examinations was awarded to Michal Moravec for 2015-16 by Mary Pettifer and David Leadley, Head of Department.

Feature News

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Six Warwick Christmas Lectures presented science in an entertaining, festive and educational way to over 2,500 people - half from local schools and half general public. Topics ranged from gravitational waves to number theory, cake making to snow making, emotions to life in a cartoon universe.

Research Updates

image ‘Glue’ that makes plant cell walls strong could hold the key to wooden skyscrapers

Molecules 10,000 times narrower than the width of a human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers and more energy-efficient paper production, according to research publishe…

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The Welfare and Communication Group (WCG) works to promote good working practices and gender equality in Physics.