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 […]
Welcome to Physics 13th September 2021
Dr Lloyd Cawthorne shares pre-university optional exercises and resources that may interest any budding physicists, as well as those already set to take on the challenges of an undergraduate physics degree!
Student experience 24th August 2021
Louisa Mason is progressing into her third year of an undergraduate Physics with Astrophysics degree, and she is also a Student Ambassador for the Faculty of Science and Engineering. In this post, Louisa tells us about her experience of a Teach First internship at the end of her second year studies and the importance of inspiring high-school students to engage with STEM subjects.
After graduation 25th February 2021
We caught up with Ellen Leahy, who is a great example of how Physics degrees can open doors to a variety of careers. Graduating in 2018, Ellen has since used her studies to enter into the world of coding and big data and is now working at Apple as a Big Data Analyst. Hi Ellen, […]
Student experience 19th February 2021
Dr Lloyd Cawthorne discusses his experience of teaching the core undergraduate module PHYS20161: Introduction to Programming for Physicists, and the ways that this course has successfully adapted to current teaching and learning practices.
Student experience 3rd September 2020
Clea’s just completed her first year in Physics – she tells us about moving from France and her work in the Women in Science and Engineering Society.
Student experience 20th August 2020
Erin’s about to go into fourth year of the MPhys Physics course – he tells us why it can be a good thing to have your head in the clouds…
Meet the Department 13th August 2020
Got questions about applying for one of our physics courses? Admissions Tutor Prof David Binks shares some answers.
Student experience 13th August 2020
Fourth-year physics student Jasmin tells us about foundation year, swapping Finland for Fallowfield, and why it’s great to get involved in student societies.