UCD School of Physics is excited to announce that applications are now being accepted for Ireland's foremost Transition Year Student Programme. The UCD Physics Transition Year Week runs over a 5 day period, from Monday 30th November to Friday 4th December 2015, and will include an exciting programme of stimulating interactive seminars, thought-provoking lectures, fun experiments, and exciting field trips that allow students to experience Physics in the real world.
UCD Physics Senior Lecturer, Dr. Brian Vohnsen, has been appointed Topical Editor of Optics Letters for a three year term.
Staff at the UCD School of Physics, Dr Donal MacKernan, Adjunct Lecturer, and Prof Luke Drury, Visiting Professor, in conjunction with CECAM, the European Centre for Atomistic and Molecular Computations (www.cecam.org) have led an application of almost €5 Million under Horizons 2020. The project is to create a European centre of excellence in software, training and consultancy in simulation and modelling, acronym E-CAM, which will run for 5 years from October 1st 2015.