Physics and Astronomy Community

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Welcome to your Physics and Astronomy Community: a network for alumni, students, faculty and friends from the School of Physics and Astronomy and part of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Community.

Whether a student, recent graduate or seasoned alumnus, let us know where you are and what you are doing.



Contact us

EPS Alumni Office
College of Engineering and
Physical Sciences
Gisbert Kapp
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Connect with us today to keep up to date with the latest news, find old friends or join us at one of our events.


You are welcome to attend the many seminars and talks held at the School, including the fortnightly colloquia.

Community news

Birmingham researchers build momentum at CERN with New Physics experiment

Birmingham Particle Physics research group successfully completed a pilot run of the NA62 experiment at test facility CERN on Monday 15 December 2014. The experiment is a continuation of the very successful charged and neutral program at CERN which started with NA48.

Appointment of Professor Ted Darby, Rolls-Royce, to Honorary Visiting Chair in "Nuclear Reactor Materials"

In recognition of Ted Darby's leadership in nuclear materials and contribution to marine reactor safety the University of Birmingham has appointed him to an Honorary Visiting Chair in Nuclear Reactor Materials in the School of Metallurgy and Materials.

New Staff in Physics & Astronomy, July - October 2014

A round-up of new Physics and Astronomy staff members March - July 2014
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Alumni profiles

  • Catherine Goode
    Games Designer, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
  • Mark Thurston
    Patent Attorney, Barker Brettell LLP, Ph.D. Astrophysics (2000)
  • Neil Young
    Senior Research Scientist, Department of Materials, University of Oxford, PhD Physics (2007), MSci (Hons) Physics (2004)
  • Diana Wardley
    Partner, Forresters, PhD Physics (1986), BSc Physics (1983
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