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Accountancy - much broader than you think

Lydia Hewitt, physics alumna, works as a finance analyst at Jaguar Land Rover, Lydia explains what she does on a day-to-day basis, the importance of people skills and gives advice on choosing a…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 82 plays 0  

Banging the drum for quantum physics! 

'When the Uncertainty Principle goes to 11' or ‘How to explain Quantum Physics with Heavy Metal’ Yes, a professor of physics at the University of Nottingham, has published a new…

From  Lindsay Brooke on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

Why Study Wagner and Stephen Hawking

Prof. Richard Bell looks at how the work of Richard Wagner (1813-83), the famous German composer of operas such as The Ring, has been an inspiration for many physicists including Stephen Hawking…

From  Simon Barnett on August 1st, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Physics and Astronomy 360 facilities tour

Take a look around the Physics and Astronomy building to see our range of facilities and study spaces. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/physics

From  Tom Travis on February 12th, 2018 0 likes 25 plays 0  

There are at least two trillion galaxies in the universe, ten times more than previously thought

Astronomers have long sought to determine how many galaxies there are in the universe. This is a fundamental question that we have only been able to address with any certainty due to new scientific…

From  Emma Rayner on October 14th, 2016 0 likes 314 plays 0  

Daniel Sykes a BP scholar

Daniel Sykes is studying BSc Theoretical Physics at The University of Nottingham and has been awarded an industry scholar from BP for the duration of his study. Here Daniel talks about the benefit of…

From  Digital Communications on June 28th, 2016 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Maths Matters: How does the universe work?

How we use maths in the field of Physics? Described here is how one mathematician is trying to make sense of how the universe works using mathematics. Visit the website for the School of…

From  sbzlph on February 23rd, 2016 0 likes 52 plays 0  

Levitation recreates nature's dumbbells

Using magnetic levitation to imitate weightlessness, researchers led by physicists at The University of Nottingham have manufactured solid wax models of splash form tektites – the tiny pieces…

From  Lindsay Brooke on January 7th, 2015 0 likes 539 plays 0  

Growing graphene – blue sky research attempts to replicate nature

A truly ground-breaking experiment at The University of Nottingham could herald the creation of graphene and boron nitride layers in a controlled way at a scale never thought possible before. If…

From  Lindsay Brooke on December 17th, 2014 0 likes 936 plays 0  

Physsoc goes to CERN

A student's snapshot into Physsoc's award winning annual trip to CERN, in Geneva. Members of the society have the chance to visit the facility, including a guided tour and the opportunity…

From  Digital Communications on July 2nd, 2014 0 likes 43 plays 0  

Achieve it - Science at Nottingham

You could find the perfect course at Nottingham Browse our courses: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugcourses The Faculty of Science offers a variety of undergraduate courses within the categories…

From  Debs Storey on December 17th, 2013 0 likes 1,177 plays 0  

Caroline Poyser - PhD Physics

Caroline talks about the support you get from supervisors and how they can inspire your research.

From  Digital Communications on June 18th, 2013 0 likes 175 plays 0  

Solar Cells

Today's solar cells convert just a third of the sun's energy into electricity. Will you help optimise solar power to secure clean and sustainable energy? For more on the Impact Campaign…

From  Digital Communications on May 28th, 2013 0 likes 13 plays 0