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Congratulations to our new graduates!

Congratulations to the Class of 2017 graduating on July 17th! The ceremony was led by Warwick's new Chancellor Baroness Ashton and followed by a celebratory lunch for the new graduates and their families.

During the ceremony, an Honorary Doctor of Science degree was presented to Dr Don Eigler, who was the first to move individual atoms using a scanning tunnelling microscope.

Feature News

Praise for Superconductivity workshop at year 12 Summer School

On 13th July members of the physics department led an interactive workshop for year 12 students attending Warwick’s residential Summer School.

“Levitate”, a workshop exploring superconductors and magnetism, was well received with feedback such as:

“The physics session was really interesting. The lectur…


Research Updates

image Influence of ambient conditions on the evolution of wettability properties of aluminium alloys

Collaboration between the the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, University of Birmingham and the Warwick XPS Facility has studied the evolution of surface chemistry and the associated wettabili…

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