Some 15 years and four RAEs later, departments are no longer judged against some statistical average but in terms of the quality of their research as measured against national and international standa...
New scheme brings the brightest students to the UK
Such a degree would accept students with lower mathematical ability and “build mathematical knowledge and competence during the course of study” (see UK tackles student shortage and pages ...
Whether you are about to enter the job market for the first time or have been in the workplace for years, many of the same job-hunting skills apply, discovers Valerie Jamieson
Matin Durrani looks at how to point your career in a new direction and finds that it helps to think carefully about your options before a crisis strikes
Most people choose to study physics because of a fascination with the subject, not because they think it is likely to earn them lots of money. But even physicists are curious on this topic
How much do members earn and what do they think of their careers? Edwin Cartlidge picks out the highlights from the Institute's latest compilation of members' earnings
From rocket science to rock stardom, physics prepares you for a wide range of careers
The Undergraduate Physics Enquiry checks the health of university physics
With the new academic year about to begin, undergraduate students will soon be thinking about whether to apply for a PhD. Doing a doctorate can, of course, be a very rewarding experience. It allows st...