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21 Years Later : Reflections on life and work as a Nuclear Medicine Physicist

Dr Heather Williams is a British medical physicist working as Principal Medical Physicist for Nuclear Medicine at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. She is also a lecturer in the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health at University of Manchester, as well as the University of Salford and University of Cumbria.

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Academics from Department of Physics appointed Research Leaders

Posted on Thursday 7 February 2019

The University has appointed Professor Daniel Watts and Professor Tom McLeish as two of our eight research leaders.

PoLNET2 2018 Symposium: Molecules, Mechanics, Medicine and More!

Posted on Thursday 7 February 2019

An exciting symposium of cutting-edge interdisciplinary science at the interface between the life and physical sciences.

Official launch of the New Interdisciplinary Facilities for the Scanning Probe Imaging and Micro-Fabrication in the York Nanocentre 24-25 October 2018

Posted on Wednesday 6 February 2019

Co-hosted by the BPSI, Technologies for the Future, Bruker and KLOÉ

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