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Dr Roddy Vann and Dr Marjan van der Woude working with a plasma jet. © John Houlihan

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A PhD student working with a plasma beam for the deposition of magnetic thin films.

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2016 Rutherford Plasma Physics Communications Prize Winner

Posted on Tuesday 24 May 2016

A University of York Physicist has been awarded the 2016 Rutherford Plasma Physics Communications Prize - for a presentation which has now been viewed nearly 70,000 times online.

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Pint of Science returns to York

Posted on Monday 9 May 2016

This month, Pint of Science returns to York.

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Chance to see Mercury

Posted on Friday 6 May 2016

The Astrocampus will open for those wishing to see the transit of Mercury next week.

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