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Nuclear Masterclass

Join the Department of Physics at the University of York for a Nuclear Masterclass: open to all students studying A level Physics (or equivalent).


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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Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Awards 2017

Posted on Wednesday 24 May 2017

Congratulations to Phil Hasnip who has been awarded a Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Award.

Physics Awards Day 2017

Posted on Thursday 11 May 2017

The achievements of the department throughout the year were celebrated last week at the department's awards ceremony.

Dr Marina Petri featured by Royal Society's "International Mobility Case Studies"

Posted on Tuesday 9 May 2017

The Royal Society recently launched its commissioned research and case studies on international researcher mobility.

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