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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.
  • 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.
  • Student publishes paper based on industrial research 19 November 2014 Research conducted by undergraduate student James Oliver during his work placement at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, the UK’s national fusion laboratory, has been published in the journal Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion.
  • School of Physics awarded Athena SWAN bronze award 18 November 2014 In November, the School of Physics received the Athena SWAN bronze award.
  • Physics at Bristol marks Ada Lovelace Day 13 November 2014 The School of Physics organised a stall and display to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day 2014. The foyer of the Physics building became the focus of the celebration of the role of women in science past, present and future.
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