Department of Physics
Physics wins Juno Award for equality and diversity
Durham University’s Department of Physics has been rewarded for its commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace.
The Department of Physics at Durham has been awarded Juno Champion Status by the Institute of Physics (IoP) for its commitment to equality and diversity in the workplace, and is one of only 18 departments in the UK and Ireland to hold this award. Project Juno is a national scheme that aims to recognise and reward physics departments that can demonstrate they have taken action to address the under-representation of women in physics and encourage better practice for both women and men. Read more...
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- Outstanding recognition for Durham University's scientists
- The Queen honours leading Durham University space scientist
- Winton sponsors prizes in Physics and Mathematical Sciences at Durham University
- Fully funded doctoral studentships to be made available in new Centre for Doctoral Training
- Materials that emit rainbows
- Durham scientists play key role as construction starts on world’s largest telescope
- Physics Technical Staff Nominated for Institute of Physics, Papin Prize Awards 2017!
- Little Cub gives astronomers rare chance to see galaxy demise
- Nuffield Summer Student Chantal Goulder wins National Science Prize at Big Bang Fair in Birmingham
- Level 3 Poster Prize winners 2017 receive their awards
Tuesday 5 September 2017
- Board of Examiners 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Ph30
Monday 2 October 2017
- Level 1 Tutors' Briefing 11:00am to 1:00pm, Room PH132 (Sir James Knott Room)
- Welcome talk for new Physics students 3:00pm to 5:00pm, Ph8 (Physics Department)
- Physics welcome talk for new Natural Sciences students 3:00pm to 4:00pm, Ph30 (Physics Department)
Wednesday 4 October 2017
- Induction Event for New Staff 10:00am to 12:00pm, Room PH132 (Sir James Knott Room)
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Universe lights up new Ogden Centre
The celebrations began on Thursday, 9 March, with a series of talks from leading figures including architect Daniel Libeskind, Lord Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, and prominent astrophysicists Professors Hiranya Peiris, Mark Hannam and Carlos Frenk, Director of Durham University’s Institute for Computational Cosmology (ICC).
Lord Rees unveiled a plaque commemorating the official opening of the centre on South Road, Durham City, UK, on Friday, 10 March.
The opening celebrations also saw a free public showing of light and sound projection Worlds, Systems & Creations featuring stunning computer simulations of the Universe carried out at the ICC
On Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March, visitors were able to learn more about the Universe through a series of outreach activities including the chance to build a Universe with the Universe Creator, take a virtual reality "Tour of the Cosmos" and watch the 3-D movie Cosmic Origins; created by the ICC.