Dennis tells us about progressing from BSc to MSc in St Andrews
We talk to Dr Bruce Sinclair, one of the faces that welcomes new students to the university in his role as Director of Teaching. We take a look at Dr Sinclair’s achievements, he gives a shot at explaining what he would take to a desert island, and Dr Sinclair describes what it is that makes St Andrews so special.
Callum tells us what it’s like to complete a research internship in a virtual world and gives us a few top tips on applications.
How do we talk about time? Why do we say that we look ahead to the future, rather than behind? There might be a lot more physics hiding in everyday language than you realise…
Sally became famous as the First American woman (and third ever woman) in space in 1983. At 32, she was the youngest American astronaut to travel to space, a record that still stands today.
Catherine tells us about her experiences tutoring for the Coronavirus Tutoring Initiative over the summer.
Does time exist? It is an awfully big question. And perhaps one you have never thought to ask yourself. Carlo Rovelli’s ‘The Order of Time’ presents a poetic and enlightening account of the nature of time, and its implications for modern physics and beyond. I offer a warning to those of you prone to existential crises; this one may be your greatest yet.
Right now it can be hard to stay motivated, so here are some tips on how to be productive without sacrificing your mental health to do so! Keep your workspace organisedKnow where your stuff is and tidy it away when your done. Find a designated place to work like your desk or your kitchen table, Continue reading “https://pandamagazine.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/wp-content/themes/gridd”
Our interview with Richard about physics, experiences in St Andrews and life after graduating. Tell us a little about your time as a physicist in St Andrews I came to St Andrews in 2008 having studied for my undergraduate degree elsewhere. While in St Andrews I studied for a PhD in theoretical physics under Natalia Continue reading “https://pandamagazine.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/wp-content/themes/gridd”
A role model for the next generation of budding physicists