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Conor McPartland: Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund Awardee 2024

Particle physicist Conor is investigating the decay of the tau lepton, a particle found in cosmic rays, and his work could help us on our journey to complete the Standard Model. …

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Christopher Le Quesne: Bell Burnell Graduate Scholarship Fund Awardee 2024

First inspired as a child by his grandfather’s passion for astronomy, today Christopher’s research into star-forming gases will help us in our search for life on other planets.…

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Particle physicist Abbey’s pioneering work with neutrinos could help us to understand why there is more matter than antimatter in the universe.…

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