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 Professor Shuang Zhang awarded Royal Society research accolade DescriptionProfessor Shuang Zhang from the School of Physics and Astronomy has received the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award for his work in metamaterials and plasmonics. AstroSoc Update - November 2015 DescriptionIt's been a fantastic start to the new year for AstroSoc. Chair Sophie Meredith tells us more. Poynting Physical Society Update – November 2015 DescriptionIt's been a busy start to the new academic year for Poynting Physical Society. President Will Barker tells us more. New Staff in Physics & Astronomy, July – October 2015 DescriptionA round-up of new Physics and Astronomy staff members July – October 2015 HRH The Duke of York, KG visits Birmingham's quantum technology labs DescriptionThe Duke of York visited the School of Physics and Astronomy at Birmingham on Tuesday 29th September to see new developments in the area of quantum technology. Detecting gravitational waves in space: LISA Pathfinder test mission launch imminent DescriptionLISA Pathfinder (LPF), the test mission to demonstrate new technologies necessary for the planned gravitational wave observatory eLISA, will be shipped to the spaceport in Kourou on September 3rd, 2015, in preparation for launch. Physics and Astronomy receives top marks for student satisfaction DescriptionParticipants in the National Student Survey (NSS) have ranked Physics and Astronomy highly at the University of Birmingham with 96 student satisfaction. New breath test shows possible biomarker for early-stage liver disease diagnosis DescriptionA natural compound called limonene, which is found in oranges and lemons, could be indicative in early-stage diagnosis of liver disease, according to research published in the journal EBioMedicine by researchers in the Molecular Physics Group at the University of Birmingham. Poynting Physical Society Update – July 2015 DescriptionIt's been a busy year for Poynting Physical Society - the committee tell us more. Matt Harrison chosen as one of our 12 Alumni to watch DescriptionThe University's 300,000th student will graduate this summer and join our alumni community. To celebrate this occasion we asked staff and students for nominations for our 300,000th alumni and our Top 12 Alumni to watch. Final year Physics student Matt Harrison was one of those and we will be following his journey into graduate life. Displaying 1 to 10 of 123 Previous 1 2 3 4 5 … Next .