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NSS results show increase in student satisfaction

12th August 2014

Students in the School of Physics and Astronomy have shown increased levels of satisfaction according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS).

Haley Gomez - Image from Institute of Welsh Affairs Dr Haley Gomez wins IWA Inspire Wales Award

24th June 2014

This year's IWA Inspire Wales Award for the Science and Technology category was won by Dr Haley Gomez from the School …

Student placement success continues

30th May 2014

Cardiff undergraduate Jake Hughes has secured a placement with the University of Sydney following a successful year out working for an international telescope organisation.

PhD Studentship now available

26th May 2014

The School of Physics and Astronomy is pleased to invite applications for a full-time three year PhD studentship in one of the School's research groups.

Colour overlay of the concentrations of three chemical components Imaging the quantitative chemical structure of cells

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Cardiff researchers have developed a microscopy technique to image the chemical composition of transparent structures such as cells …


Talks and Public Lectures

University Open Day information

Occasional talks and lectures for a more general audience are given by members of the School - further details can be found here.


The School has a number of active Colloquia and Research Seminar series. For a full schedule see the Colloquia and Research Seminars page.

Seminars scheduled for the next seven days include:

Conferences at Cardiff

The School has a strong reputation for hosting scientific conferences. conferences page

Recent conferences include: