There is an opening for a post-doctoral position in string theory, starting in September 2014, shared between the string theory group of QMUL, London and the high energy theory group at WITS university, Johannesburg.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 was awarded jointly to Francois Englert and Peter Higgs, "for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles and which recently was confirmed through the discovery of the predicted fundamental particle, by the ATLAS and CMS experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider"
We are very pleased to announce that CRST will welcome two new academic members of staff from October 2013: Dr Constantinos Papageorgakis (Rutgers), who will join the group as a Royal Society University Research Fellow, and Dr Donovan Young (NORDITA), who will take on a three-year Lectureship in CRST.
We are very happy to announce that three new PhD students will join our group in the next academic year: Edward Hughes and Zachary Kenton, from Cambridge University, and Paolo Mattioli, from Bologna University.
On Wednesday 27 February, ten PhD students from QM competed in the annual Junk the Jargon competition. Junk the Jargon challenges participants to communicate their research topic in an engaging and fun way to a broad audience - in just three minutes.