Dr John Wilson16 October 2013Dr John Wilson, retired George Wills Senior Research Fellow in Physics, died on 7 October 2013.
Professor Sir Michael Berry Awards in India and the USA15 October 2013Congratulations to Professor Sir Michael Berry, who was awarded a Doctor of Science at Hyderabad - and has also been selected to give the Richtmyer Memorial Lecture by the American Association of Physics Teachers
Research Frontiers in Radioactive Waste Management8 October 2013This meeting will bring together scientists and engineers to showcase R&D in all aspects of managing the UK radioactive waste legacy, including: decommissioning technologies, waste characterisation, treatment, packaging, and disposal; site remediation; and radiation effects.
Well done Ruth20 September 2013Congratulations to Dr Ruth Oulton who won a prize for her talk at Complex Nano-Photonics Conference titled "Light-matter angular momentum exchange: beyond 'spin' and 'orbital' angular momentum'. Well done Ruth!
Well done Mark18 September 2013Dr Mark Thompson has been awarded EPSRC early career fellowship on "Silicon Quantum Photonics". Well done Mark.
Launch of world-leading power electronics research centre3 July 2013A Centre for Power Electronics that will focus on delivering the underpinning science and engineering behind many low carbon technologies from electric vehicles to renewable energy generation and distribution has been launched thanks to funding of £18 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
School of Physics student society is the Best!27 June 2013It's official - we've always known Chaos, the School of Physics' student society, is pretty good. But now this has been confirmed as the University of Bristol Students' Union (UBU) has awarded Chaos the Best Student Society acolade in the recent UBU awards.