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School of Physics and Astronomy

Live from Jodrell Bank festival, aerial shot of crowd.


Find out more about the events, seminars and public lectures you can attend in the School of Physics and Astronomy.

Advanced Astrophotography

19:30 - 21:30 06 February 2019

This advanced workshop offers Astrophotographers the chance to extend their knowledge and help them achieve breath-taking night sky photography. The session follows on from our Introduction to Astrophotography and includes a detailed talk by Jodrell Bank’s Dr Anthony Holloway covering how to capture images of meteors, star trails, how to st..

Digital trust and security - Guest Lecture Series - Benjamin Lee

13:00 - 14:00 06 February 2019

Trust and the Extreme Right Digital Milieu This lecture traces some strands of organisational thought emanating from the extreme right and considers the impact of an emerging extreme right digital milieu on trust. The extreme right has long had a problem with trust and the threat of attack or suppression has been in a key factor in how groups..

Introduction to Astrophotography

19:30 - 22:00 06 March 2019

Our popular Introduction to Astrophotography courses are returning this winter. Join us for an informal and fun session that includes an introductory workshop (co-presented by Jodrell Bank Observatory’s Dr. Ant Holloway), along with a chance for you to try out your equipment and talk to our knowledgeable team. You’ll learn how to use you..

Girls Night Out!

19:00 - 22:00 08 March 2019

Jodrell Bank's ever-popular Girls Night Out event returns in March 2019 with a special focus on Mars! You’ll get to meet Dr Natasha Stephen from the University of Plymouth, whose research focuses on linking information from Martian meteorites with data from space missions. You’ll also get the chance to learn more about the planets of our..


18 - 21 July 2019

Jodrell Bank's multi-award winning festival of discovery is set to return to for its fourth outing on 18-21 July 2019, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the moon landings. Set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope, bluedot combines a truly stellar line-up of music with a ground-breaking programme of live science experiments, ex..

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