The Centre for Research in String Theory has been invited to coordinate the preparation of the grant agreement of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network of the European Commission: SAGEX "Scattering Amplitudes: from Geometry to Experiment". 

Funded PhD positions in all groups within the School of Physics and Astronomy for October 2018 start.

For more information and details on how to apply click here.

Royal Society Awards in the SPA

Congratulations to David Mulryne (Astronomy Unit), and Matt Buican, Ricardo Monteiro, Costis Papageorgakis and Congkao Wen (Centre for Research in String Theory) for their remarkable success on being awarded a Royal Society Fellow Enhancement  Award. Their awards will host five PhD studentships in the School. 

New 2-year postdoctoral position (jointly with Witwatersrand University, S. Africa) on the interfaces between representation theory and gauge/string combinatorics. Further information about the position may be found here. Closing date for applications is December 15th 2017.

One postdoctoral position in scattering amplitudes will be available in CRST, funded by the STFC. Details on how to apply can be found here. Closing date for applications is December 3.

Clear evidence of a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to the Solar System, has been found by an international team of scientists led by astronomers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Professor Gabriele Travaglini at a whiteboard

Professor Gabriele Travaglini has been awarded one of the 2016 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Awards of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The Bessel Award is given each year to researchers from all disciplines in recognition of their outstanding research record and exceptional future promise.

Physics and Astronomy at Queen Mary University of London is ranked first in London for student satisfaction for the second year in a row, according to the results of a nationwide poll of final-year undergraduates.

Juno Champion     The NExT Institute

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