Conversations With… Dr Beatriz Sanchez-Cano

Conversations With… Dr Beatriz Sanchez-Cano

Dr Beatriz Sanchez-Cano is a PostDoctoral Research Associate within the School of Physics and Astronomy and studies Mars’ Plasma. Dr Sanchez-Cano has recently been awarded an STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship, is a Guest Investigator for the BepiColombo mission and collaborates with Prof. Mark Lester to supervise undergraduate project work. What is your official Job Role? […]

Conversations With… Dr Leigh Fletcher

Conversations With… Dr Leigh Fletcher

Dr Leigh Fletcher is an Associate Professor in Planetary Science at the University of Leicester. He specialises in the research of Planetary Atmospheres and uses data from multiple sources for this purpose. In addition, Leigh is responsible for the SURE Summer programme and runs the School website and blog. What is your official Job Role? […]

Conversations with… Duncan Ross

Conversations with… Duncan Ross

Duncan is the head of the electronics workshop in the Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester, as well as being the group safety supervisor. He is responsible for the production engineering and manufacture of electronic assemblies. Duncan is also currently working on the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) as lead mechanical and electronics production […]

Mar0071344  Doctor (Leicester University website says Professor - please check) Emma Bunce in the Physics and Astronomy department at the University of Leicester. She was instrumental in the success of the Jupiter Juno Projects.

Conversations With… Prof. Emma Bunce

Professor Emma Bunce is the Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy and is the current President of the Royal Astronomical Society. What is your official job role? I am a Professor of Planetary Plasma Physics (which alliterates nicely!) and I am the Head of School. Can you briefly describe your role within the […]

Yearbook Cover Competition

Yearbook Cover Competition

Are you interested in having your work on the front of the Physics and Astronomy Yearbook? We are holding a competition to choose the cover image of the yearbook! Details are highlighted below. Last year, the first Physics and Astronomy Yearbook was produced and shared throughout the School. The aim of this yearbook is to […]

Conversations With… Dr Tom Stallard

Conversations With… Dr Tom Stallard

Dr Tom Stallard is the Post-graduate Tutor in the School of Physics and Astronomy as well as being an Associate Professor of Planetary Astronomy. What is your official Job Role? I am an Associate Professor of Planetary Astronomy. Can you briefly describe your role within the School of Physics and Astronomy? I have a combined […]

Conversations With… Dipali Thanki

Conversations With… Dipali Thanki

Todays ‘Conversations With…’ article focuses on Dipali Thanki, a Laboratory Supervisor in the School of Physics and Astronomy. Dipali won a Technician’s award in the 2019 Discovering Excellence awards, and is heavily involved in Undergraduate labs. What is your official Job Role? I am a Laboratory Supervisor for the School of Physics and Astronomy. Can […]

Conversations With… Cassiopeia Lakin

Conversations With… Cassiopeia Lakin

Cassiopeia Lakin is an Electronics Technician in the School of Physics and Astronomy. She builds and tests equipment within the department and repairs any issues she identifies. This issue of ‘Conversations with…’ focuses on a member of the technical team within the department, Cassiopeia Lakin. Can you briefly describe your role within the School of […]

Conversations with… Dr Simon Vaughan

Conversations with… Dr Simon Vaughan

Dr Simon Vaughan is an Associate Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy, as well as being one of the two Academic Directors of the School, written by Emily Baldwin. This new segment ‘Conversations with…’ asks a number of staff questions about themselves and their work. This first article is provided by Dr Simon […]

An Interview with DiscoverPhDs

An Interview with DiscoverPhDs

Leicester physicist interviewed by DiscoverPhDs to help future PhD students, written by Harneet Sangha. One of our final year PhD students, Harneet Sangha, was recently interviewed by online platform DiscoverPhDs. DiscoverPhDs work to help prospective students find the right projects, supervisor and university for the next stage of their lives. With an extensive database of […]

Network-wide options by YD - Freelance Wordpress Developer