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Award for "outstanding" scientist

Dr Sarah Badman has been hailed as “one of the top early-career planetary physicists in the world” after being awarded a prize by the Royal Astronomical Society.

Physics PhD Student wins Springer Thesis Prize

Dmytro Iatsenko, who recently completed his PhD in the Physics Department under Professor Aneta Stefanovska, has been awarded a Springer Thesis Prize for his work on Nonlinear Mode Decomposition. The award comprises a prize of €500 and the publication of the work in the collection of outstanding Springer Theses.

New non-invasive skin cancer test put to the test

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive technique which can accurately detect malignant melanoma without a biopsy. The report, published online in Nature Scientific Reports today (August 11), showed that a special technique using a laser to detect the subtle differences in blood flow beneath the skin enabled researchers to tell the difference between malignant melanoma and non-cancerous moles.

2015 Student Prizes

Three Physics PhD students have been rewarded for their excellent work over the previous year at an end of year celebration in the Physics Department.