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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.

University of York technician wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday 12 November 2021

Lifetime Achievement awarded to Bob Hide

Scientists discover how bacteria use liquid protein droplets to overcome stress

Monday 25 October 2021

Scientists have revealed how bacteria make tiny liquid droplets from proteins to help them survive harsh environments and thus reduce their chances of being killed by antibiotics.

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