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Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy first in Wales to be awarded Juno Champion status

20 May 2020

Cardiff University’s School of Physics & Astronomy has been awarded the status of Juno Champion by the Institute of Physics (IOP), for its work and dedication in addressing gender equality in physics. Read more on our beta site.

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