Maths and Physics Masterclasses

On Wednesday 15th June the School of Maths and Physics took part in a day of masterclasses organised by the College of Science. Sixth form students from Lincoln College, North Lindsey College and Franklin College in Grimsby were given masterclasses in Computing, Biochemistry, Pharmacy, and Biomedical Science, as well as in both Maths and Physics. The […]

STEM day at RAF Scampton

The School of Maths and Physics engages local students at a special science event held at RAF Scampton . The event held at the Lincolnshire base aimed to encourage local school children, especially females, to learn about and take up a future in the exciting world of STEM (maths, science, technology and engineering). Maths and Physics […]

William Farr School visit Maths and Physics

On Thursday 17th March the School of Mathematics and Physics welcomed 14 A-level physics students from William Farr School for the afternoon. After an impromptu tour of the campus they were treated to a lecture by Dr Fabien Paillusson, “Does Mr. Entropy need Phoenix Wright?” Fabien first outlined the historical development of the concept of […]

Newton Academy Day

On the 27th February the School of Mathematics and Physics hosted a ‘Newton Academy’ day for local schoolgirls aged 11 to 13. The day was held in collaboration with the Athena Swan Charter which encourages young women to study towards a career in ‘STEM’ subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The physics activity involved using […]

School Visit to Diamond Light Source

On the 12th January 2016 our physics students visited Diamond Light Source in Didcot, Oxfordshire. Diamond is the UK’s dedicated synchrotron radiation source and has been in action since 2007. By accelerating high energy (3GeV) electrons around a 560m storage ring, extremely bright light known as synchrotron radiation is produced. This light, which can span […]

Physics Challenge

If you are currently finishing your 1st year of 6th form or college study, and would like to be in with a chance of winning the first prize (£100 Amazon voucher), or one of our prizes for runners-up, then have a go at the three problems below. Submit your typed or neatly-written solutions to physics@lincoln.ac.uk or by post to Physics Challenge, School […]

Dr Matthew Booth

On 14 November 2016 Matthew Booth moved to the new role of a Lecturer in Experimental Physics. Originally Matthew joined the new School of Mathematics and Physics in the College of Science at the University of Lincoln in September 2015 as a Senior Technician. Matthew graduated from the University of Leeds in 2009 with a joint honours […]

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