Dr Koichiro Nishikawa and the members of the T2K collaboration have been awarded the prestigious Breakthrough Prize for Fundamental Physics, for their role in the discovery and study of neutrino oscillation.
The School of Physics and Astronomy was the 13th Physics Department in the UK to be awarded Juno Champion status after implementing various initiatives to improve equality and diversity in the School, in particular focusing on the retention of women in Physics.
The School is seeking to appoint a new Lecturer in Theoretical Physics. All information on the post and a link to the application form can be found here. The closing date for applications is Friday November 20, 2015. Interview date: Tuesday December 15, 2015.
Networks are mathematical structures that are universally used to describe a large variety of complex systems such as the brain or the Internet. Characterizing the geometrical properties of these networks has become increasingly relevant for routing problems, inference and data mining.
The next in our series of public lectures will be on Wed 21 Oct at 18:00 and will given by Professor Richard Nelson, who will be discussing the 20 years of research in extrasolar planets. More on this event and how to reserve your free place can be found here.