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Forty South Lakes Science teachers visit the faculty

Forty South Lakes Science teachers visit the faculty

On 24th October, forty teachers from across the South Lakes area visited the Faculty of Science and Technology, as part of a partnership between Lancaster University, Research Council UK, and the South Lakes Federation.

Thu 06 November 2014

EPSRC studentship available immediately!

We have an EPSRC studentship in the area of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics available for immediate uptake.

The studentship is for UK applicants only, and candidates should have a minimum of a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject. If you are interested, please contact Dr Oleg Kolosov before Friday 21 November 2014.

Thu 30 October 2014

Physics PhD student wins EPSRC Doctoral Prize

Physics PhD student wins EPSRC Doctoral Prize

Peter Hodgson, who has just successfully defended his PhD, has now rounded off the achievement with the award of an EPSRC Doctoral Prize by the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Thu 30 October 2014

Saudi embassy celebrates success of Lancaster physics student

HRH Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud the ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia hosted a celebration at the Saudi embassy on 23rd September to celebrate the success of high-achieving students from Saudi Arabia, including Lancaster physics student Mr Ayash Alrashdi.

Fri 10 October 2014

COSMOS

The Nonlinear and Biomedical Research Group has been awarded a Horizon 2020 research grant Complex Oscillatory Systems: Modeling and Analysis (COSMOS) for training European Joint Doctorates. The PhD students enrolled at Lancaster under the scheme will spend at least one year at one of the partner institutions, which are in Potsdam (Coordinator), Aberdeen, Florence, Barcelona, Amsterdam, and Graz. Similarly, Lancaster will receive PhD students from the partner institutions. At the end, if all...

Mon 22 September 2014

CRITICS

The Nonlinear and Biomedical Research Group is a Partner Organisation in a new Marie S-Curie ITN research grant held by the Mathematics Department at Imperial College London, Critical Transitions in Complex Systems (CRITICS). The group will host secondments and provide specialised training for PhD students from Imperial College and the other beneficiary organisations in Exeter, Dresden, Frankfurt, Waggeningen, Utrecht, Copenhagen, and Valladolid. The industry partners are BT and ETH Zurich....

Mon 22 September 2014

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Space Science Seminar: Saturn's magnetosphere - Highlights from 10 years of the Cassini mission

Space Science Seminar: Saturn's magnetosphere - Highlights from 10 years of the Cassini mission

Dr Caitriona Jackman, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Southampton

Thursday 11 December 2014, 1400-1500
Frankland Colloquium Room

The first spacecraft to fly by Saturn were Pioneer 11, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2. Yet these gave us just a mere glimpse of the fascinating environment near Saturn. The Cassini spacecraft, one of the most successful missions of all time, went into orbit about Saturn in 2004, and has now delivered 10 years of amazing scientific discoveries.

Graphene superlattices

Dr Leonid Ponomarenko, Physics

Tuesday 16 December 2014, 1555-1620
Lecture Theatre 1, Management School Building

Recent advances in the fabrication of heterostructures based on two-dimensional (2D) atomic crystals have opened up several new directions in graphene research1. One of the most exciting and highly debated subjects, which was initiated with direct involvement of the speaker2 and has been recognised by Physics World as one of 2013 breakthroughs of the year, is graphene superlattices.