Sensational Science Shows
19 January 2016
The School of Physical Sciences outreach team has joined forces with Discovery Planet and, with funding from the Royal Society of Chemistry, are offering introductory science shows and workshops to school students and members of the public in Ramsgate. The first of the sessions was Stellar Spectroscopy and took place on Friday and Saturday in Broad Street Hall in Ramsgate town centre. The event offered fascinating insight into the topic of light and spectroscopy to the 600 pe...
SEPnet students win a week’s Cosmonaut Space and Leadership Experience at Star City in Russia
13 January 2016
To mark Tim Peake's momentous visit to the International Space Centre, SEPnet and the University of Kent's School of Physical Sciences recently launched their own space initiative. Physics students, Kieran Hashmi (Queen Mary, University of London) and Greg Smith (University of Kent), have been selected to participate in a week's cosmonaut training in Star Ci...
Team Kent iGEM bring home gold
12 November 2015
Undergraduate students from the School of Biosciences, the School of Physical Sciences and the School of Engineering and Digital Arts participated at the 2015 International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Giant Jamboree held in Boston, with the team from Kent being awarded the gold medal. Initiated by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), iGEM is the world’s premier synthetic biology competition, encouraging students to develop and test innovative solutions to global...
SSCG Christmas Meeting 2015
20 October 2015
The annual Christmas meeting of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s “Solid State Group” will take place in Canterbury on the 21st and 22nd of December 2015, organised by the School of Physical Sciences at the University of Kent.