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ULSTER GIFT FUND SCHOLARHSIP 2019-20

ULSTER GIFT FUND SCHOLARHSIP 2019-20

26 August, 2019

Ulster Gift Fund 2019

Queen’s Women Graduates’ Scholarship 2019

Queen’s Women Graduates’ Scholarship 2019

Are you a female first time undergraduate student on a modest income? Have you had a gap of at least 5 years since attending post-primary school? If YES, you may be eligible to receive a Queen’s Women Graduates’ Scholarship to a value of up to £1,000

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY BELFAST A-LEVEL ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIPS 2019

26 August, 2019

Are you entering QUB for the first time to undertake a primary degree?

Career Day for PhD students & postdocs, September 24th

Career Day for PhD students and postdocs in the School of Maths & Physics

21 August, 2019

The Career Day for PhD Students and Postdocs which will take place on the 24th of September 2019 at the IRCEP building.

Postdoc Showcase

QUEEN'S POSTDOC SHOWCASE – WEDNESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER 2019

16 August, 2019

The Queen's Postdoc Showcase is a must attend for all QUB postdocs! In 2019, the Postdoc Showcase returns as part of the international strand of National Postdoc Appreciation Week and focuses on wider public engagement with research.

Girls in Maths 2 May 2019

A thrilling day for young female school students visiting our School for the first edition of "Girls in Maths" at QUB.

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Career Opportunities

1 April, 2019

Thermodynamic Irreversibility does arise from Quantum Dynamics

Thermodynamic irreversibility does arise from quantum dynamics

18 October, 2018

An international collaboration led by the Quantum Technology group at Queen's University (QTeQ) has made an important breakthrough in quantum thermodynamics.

Dr Kane Esien winning Best Poster Prize at 2018 International Conference on Magnetism in San Francisco, July 2018

DR KANE ESIEN WINS BEST POSTER PRIZE AT 2018 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MAGNETISM IN SAN FRANCISCO

25 July, 2018

Dr Kane Esien won Best Poster Prize at the 2018 International Conference on Magnetism held in San Francisco 15-20 July 2018

CTAMOP ACADEMIC PUBLISHES AN AUTHORITATIVE REVIEW PAPER

25 June, 2018

CTAMOP Academic, Dr. Gabriele De Chiara has published an authoritative review paper in the journal Reports on Progress in Physics.

CTAMOP POST-DOC AWARDED THE SPRINGER PRIZE

25 June, 2018

Congratulations to CTAMOP Post-doc, Ricardo Puebla, who has been awarded a Springer Prize for his PhD thesis.

Queen’s University graduate receives prestigious Institute of Physics Prize

17 April, 2018

Dr Clare Scullion has been awarded the prestigious Culham Thesis Prize by the Institute of Physics.

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International Women's Day 2018

8 March, 2018

8 March 2018

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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY SCIENTISTS OBSERVE LARGEST SOLAR FLARE IN 12 YEARS

9 March, 2018

Share The sun’s largest solar flare in more than 12 years – and the eighth largest since modern records began in 1996 – has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers from Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Sheffield.

QUEEN’S RESEARCH SHOWS HOW AN ALIEN OBSERVER MIGHT DETECT EARTH

8 September, 2017

A group of scientists from Queen’s University Belfast and the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany have looked at how an alien observer might be able to detect Earth using our own methods.

QUEEN’S ASTRONOMER AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS MAKE MAJOR EXOPLANET DISCOVERY

14 September, 2017

An astronomer at Queen’s University Belfast, working with a team of international researchers, has detected titanium oxide in an exoplanet atmosphere for the first time, revealing incredible information about WASP-19b.

QUEEN’S SCIENTIST DISCOVERS THAT NEUTRON STAR SMASH-UP IS SOURCE OF GRAVITATIONAL WAVE

16 October, 2017

A Queen’s University Belfast scientist has led an international team to a historic and ground-breaking discovery, proving that a burst of gravitational waves detected in August came from a smash up of two neutron stars.

QUEEN’S UNIVERSITY ASTRONOMERS CAPTURE FIRST VISITING OBJECT FROM OUTSIDE OUR SOLAR SYSTEM

27 October, 2017

A Queen’s University Belfast scientist is leading an international team in studying a new visitor to our solar system - the first known comet or asteroid to visit us from another star.

MONSTER PLANET DISCOVERY CHALLENGES FORMATION THEORY

31 October, 2017

A giant planet – the existence of which was previously thought extremely unlikely – has been discovered by an international collaboration of astronomers, including Queen’s University Belfast researchers.

QUEEN’S ASTRONOMER LEADS INTERNATIONAL TEAM TO GROUND-BREAKING FIERY EXPLOSION IN A DISTANT GALAXY

13 November, 2017

Astronomers at Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a new type of fiery explosion in a distant galaxy.

ALIEN OBJECT ‘OUMUAMUA WAS A NATURAL BODY VISITING FROM ANOTHER SOLAR SYSTEM'

ASTROPHYSICS | 15 December, 2017

Scientists at Queen’s have led worldwide investigations into a mysterious object that passed close to Earth after arriving from deep interstellar space.

QUEEN'S SCIENTIST WILL TEST THE LIMITS OF QUANTUM THEORY

16 January, 2018

A scientist from Queen's University is working with researchers at two other UK universities to test one of the fundamental laws of physics as part of a major Europe-wide project awarded more than £3m in funding.

`OUMUAMUA HAD A VIOLENT PAST AND HAS BEEN TUMBLING AROUND FOR BILLIONS OF YEARS

12 February, 2018

The first ever interstellar visitor to our solar system has had a violent past which is causing it to tumble around chaotically, a Queen’s University Belfast scientist has discovered.

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QUEEN’S SCIENTISTS CRACK 70-YEAR-OLD MYSTERY OF HOW MAGNETIC WAVES HEAT THE SUN

5 March, 2018

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast have led an international team to the ground-breaking discovery that magnetic waves crashing through the Sun may be key to heating its atmosphere and propelling the solar wind.

Queen's Researchers Honoured By Royal Astronomical Society

Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) Awards | 19 January, 2018

Two Queen’s University Belfast researchers are set to receive prestigious awards from the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS).

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EPSRC Fellow Dr Dermot Green receives International recognition for his work on theory of antimatter

27 November, 2017

Back-to-back(!) Physical Review Letters and an International Prize.

The John Bell Day Lecture 2017

6 November, 2017

The Royal Irish Academy and The Chief Executives' Club at Queen's present a lecture by Professor Antonio Acín, Group Leader, Quantum Information Theory, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, Barcelona. Monday 6 November.

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QUEEN'S ASTRONOMERS ENGAGE IN ECLIPSE EXPERIMENTATION AND SCIENTIFIC OUTREACH

SOLAR ECLIPSE | 25 October, 2017

Two astronomers from the Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen’s observed the recent solar eclipse from a research base in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains.

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APS 2017 John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research Recipient

13 September, 2017

Professor Marco Borghesi honoured for pioneering use of proton radiography.

A scratch in a car's paint

School researchers' discovery could lead to scratch-proof paint

12 September, 2017

Stretchy miracle material could be used to create highly resistant smart devices and scratch-proof paint for cars.

Asteroids named after Queen's astronomers

Asteroids at QUB | 24 April, 2017

International recognition and a piece of real estate

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‘Outstanding Reviewer’ awards for School researchers

10 March, 2017

CTAMOP and CPP researchers recognised for contribution to reviewing process

Both Mathematics and Physics get 100% for overall student satisfaction

9 May, 2017

Best ever student rating for MSci Degrees.

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Head of School awarded prestigious Chair

9 May, 2017

Award facilitates work on new data storage technologies

Further Reviewing Success for School Staff

Dr Ioannis Kourakis | 11 April, 2017

Recognition for School researcher's reviews

Professor Jorge Kohanoff goes ‘Behind the Science’

3 May, 2017

NVTV interview with ASC Director of Research

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School Research Fellow reveals secret of blue binaries

Kuiper Belt breakthrough | 7 April, 2017

Kuiper Belt breakthrough published in Nature Astronomy

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CTAMOP Researchers secure funding success

30 January, 2017

Grants to bring in over £1.7 million over next five years

Cosimo Inserra posing in front of a brick wall

2017 winner of the RAS Winton Capital award

23 January, 2017

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Cosimo Inserra wins prestigious prize

Hamilton Prize winner 2017 Thomas Mellon posing with presenters

Hamilton Prize 2016

7 November, 2016

Purple flashes of dramatic horizontal lightning

Queen’s CNM team in nanocircuitry breakthrough

21 December, 2016

Nature Communications paper paves way for shape-shifting nanoscale electronic devices

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