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Physics of Life 2018: Molecules, Mechanics, Medicine and More!

Topics covered will include expert speakers in the areas of the Physics of Cancer, Animal Health, Evolution, Multi scale Mechanics, Bio computation, epigenetics and AMR.


Fusion Open Day at Culham

A Fusion open day for prospective postgraduate students will be held at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) in Oxfordshire on Friday 14 December 2018.

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Equality & Inclusion

Athena SWAN & Juno

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Physics of Life 2018: Molecules, Mechanics, Medicine and More!

Posted on Monday 5 November 2018

An exciting symposium of cutting-edge interdisciplinary science at the interface between the life and physical sciences, in association with the Physics of Life Network UK and the Biological Physical Sciences Institute (BPSI) University of York.

Jaguar Land Rover - Graduate Software Engineer

Posted on Monday 22 October 2018

Listen to Micheal talk about his graduate job as a Software Engineer at Jaguar Land Rover.

Tastes of Nuclear Physics 2018 and MANDELA

Posted on Friday 19 October 2018

York physics academic attends workshop at the University of Western Cape

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