Graduates

Congrats to Soheb Mandhai – Winning Entry for RAS Early Career Poster Exhibition

Congrats to Soheb Mandhai – Winning Entry for RAS Early Career Poster Exhibition

The School congratulates researcher Soheb Mandhai on one of the five winning entries for the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) poster exhibition. With NAM cancelled in the RAS’s 200th anniversary year, the RAS wanted to give early career researchers the opportunity to share their work in a format that is freely available to all. Led by […]

Why Not… Join the Conversation on Discord?

Why Not… Join the Conversation on Discord?

Undergraduate students in the School of Physics and Astronomy run the “To Infinity and Beyond” Discord server, open to all to maintain a strong community during the months of lockdown. For many of us, learning how to communicate and maintain friendships in a virtual world is a relatively new experience, with many hours of formal […]

PhD Projects for 2021

PhD Projects for 2021

Several proposed STFC-supported PhD studentships in Planetary Science and Astrophysics will be available at the University of Leicester, starting in September 2021.   Application Deadline for STFC projects:  January 20th 2021. The list of advertised projects can be found here, including (but not limited to) topics in Planetary Science, Astrophysics, and Space hardware. STFC projects are listed […]

The NASA-JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement mission

The NASA-JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement mission

Leicester precipitation scientists Daniel Watters and Alessandro Battaglia outline how a NASA-JAXA mission addresses the challenge of global measurement of precipitation. Two precipitation scientists from Leicester’s Earth Observation Science Group have written a paper aimed at describing the NASA-JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission to a general audience (https://doi.org/10.1002/wea.3865).  The Leicester scientists use the space-borne […]

Enter the STEM for Britain 2021 Poster Competition

Enter the STEM for Britain 2021 Poster Competition

Applications for the STEM for Britain 2021 poster competition are now open, and we encourage all early career researchers in the School of Physics and Astronomy to apply. STEM for Britain is an annual poster competition which gives early-career research scientists, engineers and mathematicians the opportunity to engage with MPs and Peers, and boost the […]

Launching ‘Black History Month’ Newsletters

Launching ‘Black History Month’ Newsletters

The Postgraduate Team have launched a new series of Black History Month newsletters for the School of Physics and Astronomy. Emma Thomas explains the inspirations behind this effort. The Black History Month Newsletters were first created to provide an accessible brief format where readers could start/continue their ongoing education of Black History and Science in […]

Opportunity: Telespazio Technology Contest

Students (graduated and non-graduated), PhDs and Researchers at the University of Leicester are invited to participate to the #T-TeC (Telespazio Technology Contest). This initiative is promoted by Telespazio to enhance university research activities within a well-established “Open Innovation” process. This process is part of the “Idea Factory” of Leonardo S.p.A. The contest aimed at all […]

Celebrating Black History Month 2020

This October is Black History Month, and in recognition of this, a number of activities have been planned throughout the University and School, writes Emily Baldwin. These events celebrate both the achievements of Black people through history, as well as acknowledging the difficulties and racism that is prevalent in this history, and today.  In order […]

Leicester’s Virtual Community during Lockdown

Leicester’s physics PGR cohort attend virtual social events As social distancing becomes a fixed feature in our lives, maintaining social connections virtually becomes more vital than ever. This has been a high priority for the Physics PGR Reps Manika Sidhu, Harneet Sangha and Naomi Rowe-Gurney. In an effort to maintain and expand the social relationships […]

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