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Cardiff graduate awarded prestigious thesis prize

Thursday 16th April 2015

Dr Patricia Schmidt wins the 2015 IOP Gravitational Physics Thesis Prize

Teachers get their hands on astronomy

Monday 13th April 2015

Join our experts to safely watch a partial eclipse of the Sun

Wednesday 18th March 2015

Don't miss a rare opportunity to watch a partial eclipse of the Sun, visible in Cardiff on Friday, 20 March, with experts from the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Graduate Case Study: Catherine Jackson

Wednesday 11th March 2015

Cat is now working for the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation.


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.

DII Seminars


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: