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Calling all UK Year 12 female students!

A nationwide competition open to all UK Year 12 female physics students to win an all expenses paid, 4 day trip to the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) world leading science research facility in Grenoble, France.

The group will tour the facilities, conduct experiments, meet the amazing scientists who work there and have the opportunity to tour the beautiful French city of Grenoble.

Find out more information about the opportunity.


Our Christmas Lectures return at Warwick Arts Centre for 2021

Once again, our team in Physics alongside other departments are back to entertain and amaze audiences with experiments and an insight into the some of the world class research that we do. Don't forget to book your tickets to attend some fun for all of the family.

Lectures will take place on Monday 29 November and Monday 6 December at 7pm, and will be BSL Interpreted.

Find out more information and book your tickets.


PhD student Catriona McDonald on BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire

Astrophysics PhD student, Catriona McDonald talks to BBC Radio Coventry & Warwickshire about her involvement with Nasa's DART (Double Asteroid Redirection Test) mission, which launched on 26 November, 2021. The mission will test that if an asteroid was heading for Earth, whether sending a spacecraft towards it would be able to redirect it away from Earth. In June 2021, Catriona attended a virtual meeting with all the scientists working on the mission to see how NASA makes a mission like this happen.

Listen to Catriona talking on BBC Radio.

Tue 30 Nov 2021, 08:32 | Tags: Postgraduates, Outreach, Public Engagement and Media

Professor Sandra Chapman on BBC5 live radio

Listen to Professor Sandra Chapman's inspiring talk as she speaks to Adrian Chiles on BBC5 live radio about her research as Director of Centre for Fusion, Space and Astrophysics, and how she became interested in Physics.

You can listen to Sandra on BBC5 live from 02:44:25


Terabotics project shortlisted for prestigious award

The Terabotics project, led by Professor Emma MacPherson, which aims to integrate terahertz technology with surgical robotics to help improve cancer diagnosis and treatment has been shortlisted for the Engineer's Collaborate to Innovate Awards 2021.

Find out more about Emma's Terahertz Research Group. 


Warwick Institute of Engagement – Fellowships Update

New fellows of the Warwick Institute of Engagement have been announced! Physics is very well represented - congratulations to:

Ally Caldecote (Foundation Fellow)
Anne-Marie Broomhall (Foundation Fellow)
Aruni Fonseka (Associate Fellow)
Don Pollacco (Honorary Fellow)
Oksana Trushkevych (Associate Fellow)
Tishtrya Mehta (Associate Fellow).

They will work with the team (incl. Rachel Edwards, the Institute's Deputy Director) to deliver and promote high quality public engagement.

Fri 19 Feb 2021, 12:45 | Tags: Feature News, Outreach, Public Engagement and Media

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