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Professor Hiranya Peiris shares Breakthrough Prize for early universe mapping

A leading UCL cosmologist has shared this year’s $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for creating detailed maps of the early Universe. More...

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UCL to host one of eight new PhD training centres to boost UK’s data science expertise

Data intensive science in the UK has received a major boost thanks to an investment of almost £10million to train the next generation of experts in this important research area. More...

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Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers. More...

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New X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer enters trial phase in UCL Chemistry

UCL’s Chemistry department has used a multi-user EPSRC grant to purchase a new X-Ray Photoelectron Spectrometer (XPS). The XPS is available for use by all UCL researchers, and promises new opportunities for research in the Faculty for Mathematical and Physical Sciences and beyond.  More...

Fellow of the American Physical Society

17 October 2016

Many congratulations to Prof. Hiranya Peiris who has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

This is a very prestigious recognition of Hiranya's outstanding contributions to physics. In particular, Hiranya has been elected for her significant contributions to the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe project, Planck analyses, and the application of advanced statistical techniques to a wide range of astronomical data.

More information can be found here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/mathematical-physical-sciences/maps-news-publication/aps-fellowship

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