Archive for the ‘Physics’ Category

ABC Radio: Professor Alison Walker interview

Prof Carole Mundell listed in 100 most influential women

Carole has been listed amongst royalty, community leaders, entrepreneurs and polar explorers as one of the 100 most influential women in the West

Dr Adelina Illie BBC Radio 4: non-invasive blood monitor

Dr Adeline Illie speaks on BBC Radio 4's Today programme regarding an adhesive patch measures of glucose levels through the skin without a finger-prick blood test

Twisting laser light to probe the nanoscale

A new method to sensitively measure the structure of molecules has been demonstrated by twisting laser light and aiming it at gold gratings

Chancellor visits University of Bath to mark Founders Day

The University of Bath marked its Founders Day on Tuesday 6 March with a lecture by Professor Sheila Rowan on gravitational waves, followed by a reception hosted by the Chancellor HRH The Earl of Wessex.

Professors awarded The Rank Prize

Professors Tim Birks and Jonathan Knight have received The Rank Prize for their work

Physics professors receive Rank Prize for optical fibre discoveries

Physics Professors Tim Birks and Jonathan Knight have received The Rank Prize for Optoelectonics 2018 for their work on photonic crystal fibres.

Keith's Blog: Making a Maker Club

Light captured alongside a gravitational wave for the first time ever

University of Bath astrophysicists have been closely involved in the first ever combined detection of both light and gravitational waves from the merging of two neutron stars, a cataclysmic cosmic event.

Public unwittingly buying dangerous laser pointers warn scientists

Dangerous laser pointers are being sold to the public which unwittingly believes them to be safe, scientists from the University of Bath have warned.

Research creates new possibilities to design new materials

Research creates new possibilities to design new materials with strange and exotic properties

Researchers from Physics led by Professor Nigel Wilding in collaboration with the University of Bristol have been investigating the strange properties of 2D crystals, which could in the future lead to the design of new materials.

3D printed microscopes to boost science in developing countries

Using cheap consumer electronics and 3D printed parts to create high-quality scientific and medical devices at a fraction of the cost of alternatives is the aim of a new £1M research project at the University of Bath.

Carole Mundell talks to BBC World Service

An international team of scientists, including Professor Mundell, have captured Gamma Ray Bursts - the biggest explosions in the Universe - in unprecedented detail for the first time.

Universe's biggest explosions captured in unprecedented detail

An international team of scientists, including from the University of Bath, have captured the most complete picture yet of the most powerful type of explosion in the universe – Gamma Ray Bursts - unravelling the long-standing mystery of what powers them.

Bath hosts GW4 Nanofabrication workshop

A workshop was held this week to explore new cooperative activities between GW4 universities

Physicist wins prestigious early-career award

Theoretical physicist Dr Marcin Mucha-Kruczyński has won a prestigious early-career award from the Institute of Physics for his work on graphene.

Professors Birks, Knight to be awarded prestigious Rank Prize

Professor Tim Birks and Professor Jonathan Knight, both from the Department of Physics, have been announced as the winners of the Rank Prize for Optoelectonics 2018, along with former Bath researcher Professor Philip Russell.

Technician wins national prize

A technician in the Department of Physics has won a national award recognising her work.

Physics undergrad has paper published in scientific journal

A paper co-authored by physics student, Joey Tindall, has been published in the scientific journal, Physics Letters B.