Tue, 05 Jun 2018 16:25:00 BST
A team of scientists including Dr Chris Bouchard in the School of Physics & Astronomy has enlisted powerful supercomputers to calculate a quantity known as the “nucleon axial coupling,” or gA – which is central to our understanding of a neutron’s lifetime – with unprecedented precision.
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:13:00 BST
Matthew Trainer, a technician involved in the student teaching laboratories in the School of Physics and Astronomy has been named as one of the outstanding reviewers of 2016 for the Institute of Physics (IOP) journal the European Journal of Physics...
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:31:00 GMT
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 15:59:00 BST
A major review of the use of nuclear physics techniques in the study, characterisation and preservation of cultural heritage has been published by the EPS Nuclear Physics Division, in which our Prof Douglas MacGregor played a leading role.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:33:00 BST
The University’s Materials and Condensed Matter Physics research group has been awarded £1.35m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to install a state-of-the-art Focused Ion Beam (FIB) microscope.
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:10:00 GMT
On Thursday 11th February 2016 at a press conference in Washington DC, scientists from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration reported the first ever direct detection of gravitational waves from the merger of two massive black holes more than one billion light years from the Earth
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:11:00 BST
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 11:40:00 BST
Congratulations to Drs Eduard Kontar and Nic Labrosse who have been newly elected to positions in the International Astronomical Union, as well as to Prof. Lyndsay Fletcher who takes on a leading role...
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:55:00 BST
Miles Padgett joined 6 Noble Prize winners as this years Plenary Speakers at the world’s leading optics conference; CLEO 2015. Speaking last week to over 2000 scientists, Miles used light sticks to explain the properties of twisted light pioneered by the University of Glasgow...