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  • Royal Academy of Engineering technology chair for Strathclyde Professor

    Professor Keith Mathieson, Director of the Institute of Photonics, has been awarded a prestigious Chair in Emerging Technologies by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng). His appointment will enhance his research into technologies interfacing with the brain that aim to advance treatments for brain disorders, dementia and sight loss.

  • Extracting something from nothing: A bright glow from empty space

    Particles travelling through empty space can emit bright flashes of gamma rays by interacting with the quantum vacuum, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Strathclyde.

  • First recipient of The Optical Society's Milton and Rosalind Chang Pivoting Fellowship

    Araceli Venegas-Gomez, from the Department of Physics' CNQO group, has been announced as the first recipient of The Optical Society's Milton and Rosalind Chang Pivoting Fellowship, a program to "encourage young optical scientists and engineers of exceptional talent to pursue a newfound passion in areas like public policy, government and journalism". Araceli plans to use her fellowship to become a global ambassador for quantum technologies.

Events

  • Wed
    Jun
    20th

    Physics Business Breakfast - Knowledge Transfer: a Physics Perspective

    The University of Strathclyde’s Department of Physics has a strong applied focus feeding research into industry and development. The event will look at different options and pathways for Knowledge Transfer, with presentations from:

    • Dr Derek Peden, Innovations Manager at Design LED Products
    • Andrew Kinnear, Business Development Officer at the West of Scotland KTP Centre
    • Richard Patrick, Head of Business Development at TMD Technologies Ltd

    Registration 8.15am, presentations from 8.30am

  • Wed
    Sept-Apr
    2018/19

    John Anderson Research Colloquia

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