Graduate School Events


Annual Gathering

6th June 2018, RBS Gogarburn Conference Centre

**Information on the 2018 event can be found here.**

The highlight of the year is the SUPA Annual Gathering, a showcase and celebration of physics in Scotland.
The 2017 Gathering was held in the Royal College of Physicians, University of Edinburgh. Outstanding presentations from Prof. Andrew Mackenzie and Prof. Wilson Poon combined with invited talks from the seven themes highlighted the national and international research excellence in SUPA. Student posters and presentations demonstrated the high quality student experience and a supplier and impact exhibition spotlighted knowledge transfer. 

2017 Programme
2016 Programme

SUSSP74 Summer School 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Photonics 
16-23 June 2018, University of St Andrews


Careers Workshop

18th January 2018, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

The annual SUPA careers event is designed to demonstrate the wide range of careers open to physics PhD graduates. 

The 2018 event was attended over 60 students with 9 industry speakers and a CV clinic. Career opportunities presented were presented by representatives from Leonardo, Univeristy of Glasgow, Co-operative Bank, Marks and Clerk, UKATC, Education Scotland, Coherent Scotland, Canon Medical Research Europe and Optos.

SUPA Workshop on Infrared Technologies and Applications

6th December 2017, Heriot Watt University

The aim of this one day workshop was to have a set of speakers highlighting different aspects of technologies and applications in the near to mid-infrared spectral range and to then discuss, along with industrial representatives, possible future collaborations or joint grant funding projects with EU and UK programs. 

Morning and afternoon sessions on research and applications were followed by networking and discussions.  Programme

Welcome Event

The welcome event for new SUPA students is held in October each year. This engaging day provides an opportunity to learn about the breadth and excellence of research in SUPA, to meet colleagues from other Universities and to receive advice from peers. 

The 2017 Welcome Event was held at Discovery Dundee on Thursday 26th October. Programme

A report of the 2016 welcome hosted by Our Dynamic Earth can be found here.