News and events
6 November 2014
Loughborough Visiting Professor Eugene J. Mele is awarded very prestigious Benjamin Franklin Medal in Physics for "groundbreaking theoretical contributions leading to the discovery of a new class of materials called topological insulators, and for their prediction of specific compounds exhibiting the novel properties expected of these new materials"
28 October 2014
Second year research student Dmitry Primak has published his first single author paper in Journal of Computational Physics.
9 October 2014
Dr Zagoskin and Dr Betouras were recently awarded an EPSRC grant “Testing Quantumness: From Artificial Quantum Arrays to Lattice Spin Models and Spin Liquids”(of value £375K for three years).
15 August 2014
Loughborough University is building an exciting new Centre for Data Science and as part of this is looking to make 11 new academic appointments (2 Professors, 1 Senior Lecturer and 8 Lecturers) in the School of Science to complement existing staff expertise. The Centre will be the focus for research on Modelling and Data Analytics across the campus.
12 August 2014
Student satisfaction at Loughborough has increased again, according to the latest National Student Survey, published on 12 August - with Science departments rated highly.
10 June 2014
Former Physics student, Dr. Daniel Elford, was invited to Buckingham Palace for a special reception given by Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, in celebration of the technology sector’s contribution to the UK economy.
30 May 2014
Prof. Kusmartsev and Dr. Zagoskin join the Editorial Board of "Scientific Reports", a primary research journal from the publishers of Nature, covering all areas of the natural and clinical sciences.
28 May 2014
A team of scientists from Loughborough, Saratov (Russia) and Nottingham shows that a linear resonator can make a microwave oscillator to generate high-frequency chaotic electro-magnetic waves.
15 May 2014
In a recent international collaboration with experimentalists from Rutherford-Appleton Lab in UK, Brookhaven National Lab in USA, and theorists colleagues a distinct and unexpected surface magnetic phase transition, was reported.
2 May 2014
Dr Daniel Elford and Sonobex take home Intellectual Property award at event to showcase Loughborough University research impact, graduate success and enterprise.
20 March 2014
International Focus Workshop on Metamaterials and Quantum Criticality will be held in Loughborough 25.03.14-26.03.14
27 February 2014
Sir Nevill Mott Public Lecture presented by Professor Sir John Pendry
27 February 2014
Two lectures from our Leverhulme Visiting Professor Andrey Chubukov
11 February 2014
Dr Joseph Betouras and his collaborators from the University of Wisconsin and the Leibnitz Insitute in Dresden answer a ten-year old experimental question
26 November 2013
Alex Zagoskin is awarded the grade of Fellow of the Institute of Physics
13 November 2013
Those that can, teach. Students considering careers teaching physics or maths can take their PGCE at Loughborough.
1 November 2013
Former physics student Sean Hardeley gets the Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year 2013
23 September 2013
Dr. Boris Chesca and his collaborators (D. John, M. Kemp, J. Brown, C. Mellor) have developed a novel superconducting transistor
28 May 2013
Series of lectures by our Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Andrey Chubukov.
13 May 2013
Professor Andrey Chubukov is visiting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
10 May 2013
The Department of Physics offers the option of a year-long industrial placement on all its undergraduate courses. This video catches up with undergraduate student Simon Corah during his year with GL Noble Denton.
30 April 2013
Public lecture: 16.00, Wed 15 May, Room W0.03, Sir David Davies Building.
22 March 2013
Researchers within the Loughborough Physics department in collaboration with German and Russian scientists have found some new and interesting discoveries shown in their recent publication.
15 March 2013
Phil Sutton has been shortlisted from hundreds of applicants to present his incredible research on Saturn's moonlets in Parliament.
14 March 2013
On Saturday 9th March Loughborough University's Science and Engineering Fair successfully returned, offering families a free fun packed afternoon of activities!
11 March 2013
The latest edition of the Loughborough Scientist has been released, a magazine that aims to inspire a generation of young people to pursue science.
4 March 2013
Following the success of last year's Science Matters 2012 conference, we are excited to announce the Science Matters 2013 conference.
28 February 2013
This talk will describe how we can use high magnetic fields to levitate solid matter against the force of gravity, thus allowing us to study the dynamics of rapidly-spinning water droplets (relevant to the physics of black holes) and the way in which conditions of zero effective gravity modify the behaviour of living organisms.
27 February 2013
Loughborough's Physics department last night, took part in a live BBC star gazing event where the local community were invited to come and try out astronomy for themselves.
18 February 2013
On Saturday 9th March Loughborough University's Science and Engineering Fair returns, offering families a free fun packed afternoon of activities!
18 February 2013
Research by Loughborough University physicists cas ts new light on Saturn’s moonlets – and could help solve some of the mysteries surrounding planet formation.
18 February 2013
Doctor Natali Kovaleva, Doctor Klim Kugel and Professor Feo Kusmartsev with other collaborators from Germany and Russia have demonstrated formations of large stripy or string-like clusters in Kondo lattice metals.
8 January 2013
The School of Science in collaboration with the Materials Research School & Sustainability Research School have organised a energy and sustainability expo.
20 December 2012
Recently Prof. Saveliev has reported on new insights into the behavior and the control options of carriers in single atomic carbon layers.
15 November 2012
Professor Sergey Saveliev has been elected as a Fellow of American Physical Society for distinguished contributions to Physics.
9 November 2012
On 1st-2nd November Professor Feodor Kusmartsev attended the Inter-Academy Seoul Forum and was a key-note lecturer for the event.
5 November 2012
Feo Kusmartsev and Sergey Saveliev together with their EU and South Africa collaborators have proposed a new way to study Relativistic Brownian particles on a Graphene chip.
25 September 2012
Congratulations to Phil Sutton who won a grant from the Royal Astronomical Society supporting his collaboration with Lithuanian National Observatory. Phil's current project relates to the study of Saturn's rings and search for Trojan's moons.
2 May 2012
Dr Elford, 26, was one of six outstanding innovators at UK universities to be awarded an Engineering Enterprise Fellowship – a grant which will enable him to spend 12 months developing the commercial potential of his research.
21 March 2012
A researcher at Loughborough University took Bronze at a competition in the House of Commons for the excellence of his physics research, walking away with a £1,000 prize.