Women in Physics
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.
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 4th May 2021
The DARA Big Data project was born in 2017 out of an identified need for high-level applied data science skills training across the African countries involved in building the SKA (Square Kilometre Array) Telescope. The SKA will be the world’s largest radio telescope when completed and will be hosted by South Africa, which leads a partnership of other African countries, including Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia, who will also participate in this world leading scientific facility.
Student experience 15th April 2021
In this blog post, second year Physics with Astrophysics undergraduate Louisa Mason discusses her experience of the 2021 CUWiP (Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics) and the inspirational presentations delivered at this year’s event.
International Women's Day 3rd March 2021
Clea Dronne is a physics student in her second year of an undergraduate degree. As she enters the second semester, she notices something new (and it’s not the online learning): “I am finally doing a course being taught by a woman! The first one. That says a lot, I think.”