Physics fillip

April 14, 1995

Aberdeen University has set up a new school of physics more than a decade after cuts turned physics into a service teaching unit. The school will teach engineering, bio-medical physics and bio-engineering, mathematical science and chemistry to complement pure physics in a four-year honours course. David Hukins, recently appointed MacRobert professor of physics and convener of the school, said: "Physics teaching in Aberdeen is drawing on scientists with a wider range of experience than could be achieved by a traditional university department."

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