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News and events within the Department of Physics

Welcome to the Department of Physics News & events section. This is where you can find out exactly what's going on in and around the Physics Department at York. The Department also plays host to a number of public lectures, research group seminars and physics-related colloquia throughout the academic year. Here, you can also find details concerning lectures from the Institute of Physics, particularly those from the Yorkshire Branch, that are taking place in York.

Latest Departmental news

Physics professor receives national award

Tuesday 30 November 2021

Professor Michael Bentley from our Department of Physics has received a prestigious national award for his work in nuclear physics.

IoP award for Professor Mike Bentley

Monday 29 November 2021

Professor Mike Bentley confirmed as the recipient of the Institute of Physics Ernest Rutherford Medal and Prize.

University of York technician wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday 12 November 2021

Lifetime Achievement awarded to Bob Hide

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PhD and MSc Fusion Open Day

11.15AM, UK Atomic Energy Authority, Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3DB, UK

Speakers include: • Prof Ian Chapman, CEO, UK Atomic Energy Authority • Prof Roddy Vann, Fusion CDT Programme Director • Prof Tony Arber, University of Warwick • Dr Aneeqa Khan, University of Manchester • Dr Heather Lewtas, Central Engineering Dept, UKAEA

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