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Is glass a true solid? 21 January 2015 Does glass ever stop flowing? Researchers at the University of Bristol and Kyoto University have combined computer simulation and information theory, originally invented for telephone communication and cryptography, to answer this puzzling question.
  • Is glass a true solid? 21 January 2015 Does glass ever stop flowing? Researchers at the University of Bristol and Kyoto University have combined computer simulation and information theory, originally invented for telephone communication and cryptography, to answer this puzzling question.
  • University of Bristol ranked top five for research in the UK 15 January 2015 The University of Bristol is ranked among the top five institutions in the UK for its research, according to new analysis of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 which takes into account the percentage of staff submitted.
  • A magnetic field induces antiferromagnetism in a metal 9 January 2015 Dr Chris Lester and Professor Stephen Hayden of the Correlated Electrons Group at the University, together with collaborators, have found that a large magnetic field can stabilize antiferromagnetism in a metal.
  • Professor Carrington wins the IOP Brian Pippard prize 19 December 2014 Professor Antony Carrington is the winner of the 2014 Brian Pippard Prize of the Institute of Physics.
  • Research Excellence Framework results 2014 19 December 2014 The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results have been published - and the University of Bristol has been ranked among the UK’s top research universities. 81.7% of the research papers submitted from Bristol to the Physics Unit of Assessment panel were judged to be of the highest 3* or 4* quality.
  • Three School of Physics staff are finalists in Professional Services Excellence Awards 11 December 2014 Three members of staff from the School of Physics were successful in the University’s Professional Services Excellence Awards.
  • Lorentz medal for Professor Sir Michael Berry 11 December 2014 The School of Physics is pleased to announce that Professor Sir Michael Berry is to receive the Lorentz medal.
  • Southwest Quantum Technologies Workshop 5 December 2014
  • EPSRC Quantum Hub Network 5 December 2014 The UK government has released information about the £120m programme to explore the properties of quantum mechanics and how it can be used to develop new technologies. The four Quantum Technology Hubs, which will involve a total of 17 UK universities and 132 companies, will be funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The investment is part of the £270m National Quantum Technologies Programme that was announced in 2013 by UK chancellor George Osborne and will run across the next five years. The Centre for Quantum Photonics​ (CQP) is pleased to announce ​our involvement in two ​​successful hubs​; Quantum Sensing and Imaging led by the University of Glasgow and Quantum Communications led by the University of York.
  • School of Physics Newsletter December 2014 27 November 2014 A welcome from our new Head of School, with a look forward to the challenges which lie ahead.
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