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PhD positions available

The 2018 recruitment round for PhD positions has started! PhD positions are available through a number of routes, including through the condensed matter CDT, the School of Physics and Astronomy, the International Max Planck Research School and through CSC scholarships … Continue reading

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Learn more about our research

We have recently launched a series of videos which explain our research. If you would like to learn more, please take a look at our YouTube channel. One of the videos is specifically about Scanning Tunneling Microscopy.

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Designer Quantum Materials on BBC

Our new center of designer quantum materials is featured on BBC today, see "Building the future one atom at a time" and in radio on “Good Morning Scotland”. If you want to learn more about our research, you may want … Continue reading

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Opening of new Center for Designer Quantum Materials

On Thursday, 8th of December, the Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, Shirley-Anne Somerville, and the Principal of the University of St Andrews, Professor Sally Mapstone, opened a new center for Designer Quantum Materials. At the core of … Continue reading

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Condensed Matter Retreat at the Burn

Just coming back from our condensed matter retreat at the Burn, where we spend three days filled with talks and discussions.

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DAAD RISE programme

We are participating in the DAAD RISE programme which offers undergraduate students from Germany an opportunity to go abroad to work on a small research project. Have a look at the web pages of DAAD for more information (in german).

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Installation of new MBE system

DCA have installed a dual-chamber MBE system for the growth of designer oxide heterostructures at the School of Physics and Astronomy of the University of St Andrews. See below for a video of the assembly. The MBE system will be … Continue reading

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Ana Maldonado at Lindau Meeting

Ana Maldonado, former TOPNES PDRA at the University of St Andrews, attended the Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates. The Nobel Laureate Meeting is an opportunity for early career researchers to meet excellent scientists from Nobel Laureates to undergraduate students. To … Continue reading

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