News and events In 'News and events' News and eventsTalks and Seminars Back to 'Physics and Astronomy' Events EPS Christmas Lecture – Professor Mark Miodownik Date08/12/2015DescriptionEverything is made of something and that stuff is changing all the time. In this lecture Professor Mark Miodownik, materials scientist and engineer, broadcaster and author, reveals the changes to the material world that are coming our way, from bionic people with synthetic organs to living buildings and objects that heal themselves. Join us at this EPS Christmas Lecture and prepare to marvel at mankind's material creativity. Displaying 1 to 1 of 1 See our Talks and Seminars page. News AstroSoc Update - July 2014 DescriptionIt's been an exciting and enjoyable year for the Astronomical Society with a growing portfolio of events and projects. AstroSoc President Paul Carter summarises 2014. Small nuclear reactors may be the key to a low-carbon future DescriptionTake a hard look at the painful process of de-carbonising the UK's electricity supply, and it's clear that the options on the table are not great. Dr Elizabeth Blackburn receives early career award from Institute of Physics DescriptionThe Institute of Physics announced its 2014 award winners. Dr Elizabeth Blackburn, Reader in Experimental Physics, was awarded the Moseley medal for distinguished early career research in experimental physics. Birmingham goes 'Beyond the Boson' at the Royal Society DescriptionScientists from the University of Birmingham are showcasing ground breaking research into the Higgs boson at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2014. School of Physics leads the way on gender equality DescriptionThe School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham has become the tenth Juno Champion after displaying its determination and commitment to addressing gender inequities across its whole student and staff body. Making Mini Big Bangs at the Large Hadron Collider DescriptionMuch has been made of the discovery of the Higgs boson – the elementary particle pivotal to the Standard Model of physics – and rightly so. Yet the so-called 'God particle', hypothesised for so long and finally confirmed in 2012, is responsible for only one per cent of the mass of the visible universe. The other 99 per cent is due to the Strong Force.Professor David Evans, School of Physics and Astronomy, talks about his work at the Large Hadron Collider. EPS colleague elected Fellow of the Royal Society DescriptionProfessor David Charlton has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society, a fellowship of many of the world's most distinguished scientists and the national Academy of Science in the UK. Metamaterial - Rewriting the Rules for Optics DescriptionIt is the stuff of science-fiction movies, but the idea of an 'invisibility cloak' is not as fantastical as it sounds. New Staff in Physics & Astronomy, November 2013 – March 2014 DescriptionA round-up of new Physics and Astronomy staff members November 2013 – March 2014 Poynting Physical Society Update, March 2014 DescriptionIt's been a busy year for the Poynting Physical Society. Read what Vice-President Ceri Bradshaw and Treasurer Ryan Pepper and have up to. Displaying 51 to 60 of 123 Previous … 4 5 6 7 8 … Next .