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AstroSoc solar system 2016
Bringing the planets down to Earth

Posted on Wednesday 24 August 2016

AstroSoc, the University of York astronomy society, are fundraising to build a scale model of the solar system across the University of York.

PG Conference 2016 attendees
Shining a light on postgraduate research

Posted on Monday 22 August 2016

This year’s annual two-day Postgraduate (PG) Conference was held between 17 – 18 August 2016 in the Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul.

Optimisation of charge carrier mobility in nanoporous metal oxide films

Posted on Monday 22 August 2016

Scientists in the University of York have received funding from EPSRC to optimise charge carrier mobility in nanoporous metal oxide films.

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