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Students using the Observatory telescope at the Astrocampus

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Masters taster day

Come and visit us on campus for a taster of some of our taught Masters degrees.


MINIBALL workshop

We welcome you to York, UK for this workshop which will be the annual collaboration meeting to discuss progress on analysis of MINIBALL data and future plans for the MINIBALL programme at CERN.


24-26 July 2017 - QFS Workshop

3rd International Workshop on Quasi-Free Scattering with Radioactive-Ion Beams: QFS-RB 17

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Women in science

Athena Swan silver award

Institute of Physics Project Juno Champion

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Why Physics students should apply for a summer internship

Posted on Monday 20 February 2017

Undergraduate Physics students can do a variety of internships in a number of different sectors.

How to get an internship

Posted on Monday 20 February 2017

Listen to Andrew Hirst from the White Rose Industrial Physics Academy and Physics students talk about the practical steps that are necessary to successfully apply for a summer internship.

Dr Phil Lightfoot awarded Senior Fellow of the High Education Academy

Posted on Wednesday 18 January 2017

In recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education.

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