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The Faculty holds the Athena SWAN Silver Award which recognises our commitment to providing equality for women in mathematics and science

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Undergraduate Open Days

Come and meet our staff and students at one of our open days on 12 September and 10 October.

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Searching for 250 great minds

The University of Leeds biggest ever recruitment drive continues with a range of new University Academic Fellowship opportunities now available.

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Molecular trick alters rules of attraction for non-magnetic metals
For the first time scientists, from the School of Physics and Astronomy, have demonstrated how to generate magnetism in metals, that aren’t naturally magnetic, which could end our reliance on some rare and toxic elements currently used.


Queen's Birthday Honour
Dr Peter Hine from the School of Physics and Astronomy has been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List and will receive a British Empire Medal for services to heritage. Peter is Chair of the West Yorkshire National Trust Volunteers and has been in the group for over 30 years.

More information about the group can be found at www.wyntv.org.uk