Based on the REF 2014 GPA Scores, Times Higher Education ranked Strathclyde as number one in the UK for physics research.
The project is investigating the production of a multispectral imaging (MSI) device which is a fraction of the size of conventional instruments. It could be installed in nanosatellites and used to monitor climate change, observe the activity of oceans, detect forest fires or track shipping traffic.
Sarah Jardine, Senior Director of Manufacturing with Optos plc, has been named the University of Strathclyde’s Alumna of the Year in recognition of her achievements in manufacturing and optics. She graduated with a BSc Honours degree in Laser Physics and Optoelectronics in 1992.
In a recent work published in Physical Review Letters, Prof. Zheng-Ming Sheng and Prof. Dino Jaroszynski and collaborators have proposed a new scheme of cascade acceleration based upon Laser Wakefield Acceleration.
Undergraduate open days give you a great opportunity to meet some of our current students and staff to hear about life and study at Strathclyde. Our next open days are on Tuesday 4th September and Saturday 6th October 2018
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MSc in Industrial Photonics
Announcing the new postgraduate taught MSc to train physicists and engineers in photonics, a key enabling technology, underpinning many areas of industry. As well as advanced academic courses, you'll have the opportunity to undertake a three-month research or development project based with one of our industrial partners, such as M Squared Lasers. You'll also have the chance to develop your entrepreneurial skills by taking courses delivered by the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship.
Academic opportunities with Strathclyde Physics
As part of the Strathclyde Global Talent Attraction Platform, the Department of Physics is seeking to build on recent success and attract leading scientists to complement our existing activities and build our team of leading researchers to further enhance our national and international position in research and the societal impact of our work.