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Is there life on Venus?

Posted on 30 September 2020 by Grace Mullally

People across the world have been excited by the recent discovery of the molecule phosphine (PH3) in the atmosphere of Venus – the finding of an international collaboration of researchers lead by Cardiff University’s Professor Jane Greaves. With no known explanations for where the molecules came from, the two explanations left are some unknown chemistry
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Presenting 101 – The Presenter Network Online Workshop

Posted on 22 July 2020 by Sarah Roberts

What’s On? Title: Presenting 101: An introduction to presenting and the network Location: Zoom Date and time: 3-5pm, 12 August 2020 Cost: Free Book Your Place We’ve very excited to announce the Presenter Network has a new hub in South Wales run from the Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy. Whether you’re looking to hone your craft,
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Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year 2019

Posted on 12 July 2019 by Chris North

The School of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year event on Tuesday 2nd July to celebrate young regional physicists. The School Physicist of the Year programme recognises outstanding efforts and achievements of secondary school students in physics. Seven physics students from local schools were awarded prizes at the ceremony.
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Cardiff Physics AS Level Summer Programme 2019

Posted on 1 May 2019 by Chris North

***Deadline Extended: 14th June 2019*** For the third year running we are once again hosting a 3 day non-residential workshop for A/S level students interested in continuing on to Physics degrees. Taking place in Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy the workshops will run Tuesday 25 – Thursday 27th June 2019. The event will run 10:00
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Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year 2019

Posted on 29 April 2019 by Chris North

Do you have a Year 7 and/or 10 student you feel deserves to have their efforts and achievements in physics recognised? You can reward them with an Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year Award. The recipients don’t need to be your highest achieving students academically as this award is for enthusiastic students who may
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Young physicists recognised for achievement

Posted on 23 August 2018 by Chris North

The School of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year event on Wednesday 18th July to celebrate young regional physicists. The School Physicist of the Year (SPotY) programme recognises outstanding efforts and achievements of secondary school students in physics. Seven physics students from local schools were awarded prizes at the
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