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Hubble Space Telescope detailed images of individual galaxies First direct evidence of galaxy ‘metamorphosis’

Tuesday 1st September 2015

A team of international scientists, led by astronomers from the School of Physics and Astronomy, have shown for the first time that galaxies can change their structure over the course of their lifetime …

Student satisfaction at an all-time high

Monday 17th August 2015

The latest NSS reports a 96% student satisfaction rate for Physics and Astronomy students.

PhDs available in Extragalactic Astrophysics

Wednesday 22nd July 2015

Applications are invited from UK/EU students for 1st October 2015 start date.

Graduates celebrate their success. Graduation 2015

Wednesday 15th July 2015

The School of Physics and Astronomy celebrated another year of student excellence with a reception and prize-giving event enjoyed by graduates, parents and staff.


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

Future conferences include:

Recent conferences include: