Physics success at Bristol's Teaching Awards19 June 2013Physics staff have been honoured in a joint venture between the Students’ Union and the University, the Bristol Teaching Awards - a new scheme to recognise and reward those who have made an outstanding contribution to teaching and the provision of support for students.
Well done Damien31 May 2013Damien Bonneau successfully defends his thesis – Congratulations Damien!
The ultimate electronic device - GaN-diamond transistors23 May 2013The first ever high performance GaN (gallium nitride)/diamond transistor has been demonstrated by a team of TriQuint Semiconductors USA and the Center for Device Thermography and Reliability (CDTR) in the School of Physics at the University of Bristol.
EPSRC awards £2.1m for new electron microscope26 March 2013The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded £2.1m to the Universities of Oxford, Bristol and Southampton for a new electron microscope, as part of its Strategic Equipment initiative.
Quantum algorithm breakthrough8 March 2013An international research group led by scientists from the University of Bristol, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia, has demonstrated a quantum algorithm that performs a true calculation for the first time. Quantum algorithms could one day enable the design of new materials, pharmaceuticals or clean energy devices.
Nanoscience in Bristol schools13 February 2013The Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials (BCFN) has joined together with local schools for an outreach project called NanoX.
Students tie for the Graduate Student Paper prize13 February 2013This year’s School of Physics Graduate Student Paper Prize ended in a tie. The prize was awarded for the best paper published between October 2011 and September 2012 where a student was the major contributor.
Vacancy for Research Assistant/Associate in Astrophysics21 January 2013Applications are invited for a Research Assistant or Associate to work with Dr. Zoë Leinhardt in the Astrophysics group in the School of Physics at the University of Bristol on an interdisciplinary project to study changes in the bulk composition of the Earth during accretion. (vacancy no. ACAD100184 )