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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

Departmental Promotions

Congratulations are offered to:

  • Anne-Marie Broomhall and Dmitri Veras on their promotions to Senior Research Fellow
  • Richard West on his promotion to Principal Research Fellow
  • Rachel Edwards, Yorck Ramachers and Neil Wilson on their promotions to Reader


Fri 14 Apr '17
Fri 28 Apr '17
12:30pm: PG SSLC Meeting

Research Updates

image Earth-size plasma facula oscillating at the surface of the Sun

Solar magnetic element of the Earth’s size oscillates with a few hours period and increasing amplitude, manifesting the vortex shedding effect in the magnetic flux emergence from the solar inte…

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