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Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics

This research area brings together theoretical, observational and experimental work on topics relating to Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics and Mathematics.

Researchers from the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute investigate the sun, stars, planets, galaxies and the universe, and have received prestigious national and international awards like the 2020 “Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics”, received by Prof. Derek Ward-Thompson as member of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration, and the 2020 “Royal Astronomical Society Group Achievement Award”, received by Dr Danielle Bewsher and Dr Daniel Brown as members of the STEREO Heliospheric Imager team.

The UCLan Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC)

Research Centre in Engineering

We aim to respond directly to significant priorities in contemporary society and to elements of the UK Industrial Strategy. In doing so, we address industrial problems by combining practical experience with education so that we can develop regional skills and abilities.

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To find out more please contact Prof. Derek Ward-Thompson, Head of School of Natural Sciences.