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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

Physics Department 50th Anniversary Celebration

Physics Department 50th Anniversary Celebration

As part of the University's 50th Anniversary celebrations, the Physics Department held a special event for all those who have had or still have anything to do with the department. Alumni, ex-staff members and current staff and students were invited to attend. A dedicated web page for this event is under development.

Thu 18 September 2014

Year 12 Work Experience Week

Year 12 Work Experience Week

For the second year running the Physics Department offered a week of work experience to Y12 physics students who intend to take Physics at university. This year, 15 students from all over the UK participated, attending talks and carrying out week-long research projects into particle physics, quantum computing, nanotechnology and space weather.

Fri 25 July 2014

Morecambe High School pupils visit CERN as guests of Lancaster University's Physics Department

Morecambe High School pupils visit CERN as guests of Lancaster University's Physics Department

A group of A-level students from Morecambe High School have written a blog about their visit to CERN - the latest in a series of events involving Science and Technology at Lancaster University.

Fri 18 July 2014

The bizarre world of low temperatures

The bizarre world of low temperatures

"The bizarre world of low temperatures" was the theme of a quite extraordinary public lecture held on campus recently as part of the University's 50th anniversary celebrations. An audience of over 200 packed into the Faraday Lecture Theatre on the evening of Monday 30th June to witness an amazing double act by Physics Nobel Laureate and honorary Lancaster graduate

Fri 04 July 2014