Student experience 9th February 2023
This week for our Society Spotlights series, we are joined by the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Society.
Student experience 1st February 2023
This week on the Department of Physics and Astronomy blog, we’re joined by the Physics Netball Society!
Student experience 23rd January 2023
This week, the Nuclear and Particle Physics Society (NPPS) joins us on the blog as part of our Society Spotlights series.
Student experience 16th January 2023
Our new blog series, Society Spotlights, will be shedding light on some of the amazing physics-related societies that you can join at The University of Manchester. And who better to kick us off than PhysSoc?
Student experience 28th September 2022
This week Louisa Mason joins us on the blog. Louisa is a Master’s student who joined the university in on our Physics with an Integrated Foundation Year course. Louisa told us all about her university experience, the work she’s been doing at Manchester and her lunch with the Lovell telescope.
Welcome to Physics 4th August 2022
Do Earth-like planets exist? And, if so, how can we find them? At a 2022 event for Undergraduate Physics Offer Holders, Dr. Eamonn Kerins, Senior Lecturer in Astronomy, delivered a taster lecture: Exoplanets and the hunt for Earth-2. Eamonn delved into some of the technology and theories that allow us to explore other planets and stars from the ground.
Fellowship Opportunities 21st June 2022
We’re pleased to invite expressions of interest from potential applicants for both the STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships (ERF) and Royal Society University Research Fellowships (URF). Information on the ERF and URF can be found at the STFC and Royal Society websites respectively. Please note that schemes have not officially opened yet, but you can refer […]
Schuster Colloquium 26th October 2021
100 years ago, on 9 June 2021, The University of Manchester hosted renowned theoretical physicist Albert Einstein. Einstein had been touring the USA to raise funds for the proposed Hebrew University of Jerusalem, along with Chaim Weizmann, then a member of staff in the Department of Chemistry. His visit to Manchester and the University was […]
Meet the Department 21st October 2021
This week’s blog comes from Alexandra Bonta and Devina Mohan, MSc students working with Professor Anna Scaife on Bayesian deep learning for classification of pulsars and radio galaxies, and follows on from our blog post for Ada Lovelace Day. Last week we celebrated Ada Lovelace Day and heard about the scientists who inspire our staff […]
Meet the Department 12th October 2021
Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new role models who will encourage more girls into STEM careers, and support women already working in STEM. It was […]