This summer, a big birthday bash was due to commence: the 100th birthday of the King’s Buildings campus! However due to the pandemic, events will be postponed for one year, and KB101 will commence in July 2021.
In July 1920, King George V laid the foundation stone for the first building, the Joseph Black Building, on what was formerly the site of West Mains Farm.
Photo: Carlo on board a zeppelin along with Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath and meeting attendees.
I had the privilege of being selected to participate in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany, together with 39 Nobel laureates in Physics and Chemistry and outstanding young scientists from 89 countries around the world.
The aim of this event was to foster exchange among scientists of different generations, cultures and disciplines.
The Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics UK (CUWiP) aims to inspire physics students, highlight career options and provide a supportive community.
Students Sara Evers, Lucy Arditi and Storm Colloms (all year 2) attended the Conference, now in its fifth year, at the Department of Physics, Oxford University in March. Sara tells us what the conference entailed, and how she benefitted from attending…