The School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences is home to internationally-renowned research groups pursuing cutting-edge research in chemistry, the mathematical sciences, and physics. Please visit the divisions’ individual research pages for more information.
Blending Superconductivity and Magnetism to Create New Quantum Particles
Physicists have created a material in which superconductivity and magnetism interact, paving the way to a new type of quantum computer.
18 Mar 2021
Weird Flex But Okay: Developing a Superior Piezoelectric Material
A new piezoelectric material can flex forty times more than its competitors, opening the way to better micro machines.
17 Feb 2021
Creating Pollen-Based Microrobots
In a feat of nanotechnology, researchers have developed self-propelling microrobots made of pollen grains.
18 Nov 2020
Reconstructing Messages from Incomplete Information
A new mathematical method for decoding incomplete message has implications for computer storage technology.
16 Nov 2020
Centre for Disruptive Photonic Technologies
A research centre specialising in fundamental and applied investigations of photonics, the science of light.
Centre for Emergent Quantum Materials
A centre dedicated to exploring novel quantum materials and devices with unconventional quantum properties.
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