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My Arrival in Germany – The Do’s and Don’ts of Crying
Posted by Will
Hey everyone, I’m Will, a fourth year Physics student on an MPhys programme. I’m just over a month into my additional year abroad. Specifically…
A week in the life of a second year Theoretical Physics student
Posted by Elliott
My name’s Elliott, and I’m a 2nd year Theoretical Physics student at the University of York. This blog will give you some fresh insight…
My experience with the Nuclear Physics masterclasses
Posted by Talia
Hi! I’m Talia, and I’m a fourth year Physics student at the University of York. I’m really interested in robotics and computational physics, and…
Three Things to look forward to when studying Physics at York
Posted by Abbie
So you’re coming to study Physics at York? Brilliant! Here are just 3 things (out of many) to look forward to that make it…
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Having [a physics] background is really good because when you’re doing a lot of stakeholder engagement you are speaking to the engineers and the construction workers and the mechanics, you need to be able to communicate with them and understand them... Everyone wants a physicist.
Alex, MPhys Physics. Read more from Alex.
I think having a more logical mind from doing Physics makes it easier to be able to create the long formulas that you need when you’re pulling data sources together.
James, BSc Physics. Read more from James.