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Prof Peter Weightman BA, PhD, F. Inst. P.

Professor Physics

    Biography

    Personal Distinctions

    • Invited Lecture: "The study of biological systems using optical techniques" (Invitation to Speak, International Summer School 2010)
    • Invited Lecture: "Does quantum mechanics play a non trivial role in life?" (Invitation to Speak, Institute of Physics Manchester 2010)
    • Invited Lecture:Prospects for research on biological systems using THz radiation. (Invitation to Speak, International Conference on THz radiation, Novosibirsk July 2010 2010)
    • Invited Lecture: "Probing the structure and dynamics of biomolecules adsorbed on surfaces." (Invitation to Speak, University of Nottingham 2010)
    • Invited Lecturer: "Optical studies of molecular organisation on surfaces" (Invitation to Speak, Conference Organising Committee 2010)
    • Elected to Group Coordinating Committee of IoP (Institute of Physics 2010)
    • Invited Lecture: "The structure and dynamics of biomolecules adsorbed on surfaces" (Invitation to Speak, International Symposium Japan 2010)
    • Invited Lecture: "Probing the structure and dynamics of Biomolecules adsorbed at surfaces" (Invitation to Speak, Programme Committee 2010)
    • Invited Lecture:"The Physics of Life: Does quantum mechanics play a non-trivial role in life?" (Invitation to Speak, International Summer School "EPIOPTICS 11" Erice, Italy (July 2010) 2010)
    • Invited Lecture: "Some aspects of the potential of free electron lasers for scientific research." (Invitation to Speak, Saga University Japan 2010)
    • Invited Lecture: "Probing the structure and dynamics of biomolecules adsorbed on surfaces" (Invitation to Speak, German Physical Society 2010)
    • Invited Lecture "Electron and X-ray spectroscopy of metals." (Invitation to Speak, Research Group, Physics, University Oxford 2009)
    • Invited Lecture: "Electron and x-ray spectroscopy of metals" (Invitation to Speak, Oxford University 2009)
    • Invited Lecture: "Experiments and Speculations on the Physics of Life" (Invitation to Speak, University of Lancaster 2009)
    • Invited Lecture "Experiments and Speculations on the Physics of Life" (Invitation to Speak, Physics Department, University of Lancaster 2009)
    • Invited Lecture: "Spectroscopy of Electrochemical Interfaces" (Invitation to Speak, University of Bonn 2009)
    • Invited Lecture: Biological Research on NLS (Invitation to Speak, STFC 2009)
    • Invited Lecture: Potential of NLS for Biology Research (Invitation to Speak, STFC 2009)
    • Invited Lecture: "Surface Science Under Water" (Invitation to Speak, UK Surface Analysis Forum 2009)
    • Invited Lecture "The Physics of Life." (Invitation to Speak, Earth Sciences Dept, University of Liverpool 2009)
    • Invited Lecture: "Surface Science Techniques: Past Limitations and Future Prospects." (Invitation to Speak, International Conference 2009)
    • Invited Lecture "The Secret of Life? Studying biological organisation." (Invitation to Speak, School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool. 2008)
    • Invited Lecture "The Physics of Life" (Invitation to Speak, Epioptics Summer School 2008)
    • Invited Lecture on The Physics of Life (Invitation to Speak, Physics Department, Kings College, London 2008)
    • Invited Lecture "Novel approaches to the study of the behaviour of molecules adsorbed on surfaces" (Invitation to Speak, Chemistry Departmnet, University of Bristol 2008)
    • Invited Lecture " Applications of 4th generation light sources in biology and medicine." (Invitation to Speak, Free Electron Laser Symposium, Rome 2008)
    • Invited Lecture "Some aspects of the potential of free electron lasers for scientific research." (Invitation to Speak, Physics Department, University of Rome II, Tor Vergata 2008)
    • Invited Lecture "RAS of interactions between biological molecules adsorbed on surfa (Invitation to Speak, Unilever 2008)
    • Invited Lecture "Prospects for research in biology using terahertz radiation." (Invitation to Speak, FLASH, DESY, Hamburg 2008)
    • Plenary Lecture "New approaches to the study of the behaviour of molecules adsorbed on surfaces" (Invitation to Speak, ICFSC International Conference, Dublin 2008)
    • Invited Lecture on "The 4GLS Project" (Invitation to Speak, Committee of CERN Accelerator School 2007)
    • Invited Lecture on "Opportunities for Biology on an ERL and 4GS" (Invitation to Speak, International Advisory Board for Conference 2007)
    • Invited Lecture on "Are there terahertz solutions to problems in understanding the physics of life?" (Invitation to Speak, International Advisory Board for the Conference 2007)
    • Invited Lecture on "Reflection Anisotropy Spectroscopy" (Invitation to Speak, Molecular Organisation and Assembly in Cells (MOAC) Doctoral Training Centre University of Warwick 2007)
    • Invited Lecture on "The physics of life" (Invitation to Speak, Physics Department University of Sheffield 2007)
    • Invited Lecture on "Aspects of the 4GLS Research Programme in Biology" (Invitation to Speak, Steering Committee of Workshop 2007)
    • Invited Lecture on "Reflection Anisotropy Spectroscopy" (Invitation to Speak, International Advisory Board for ECASIA07 2007)
    • Invited Lecture on "Reflection anisotropy spectroscopy of biological molecules with the 4GLS source" (Invitation to Speak, International Advisory Board for OSI Conference 2007)
    • Invited Lecture "The Potential of 4th Generation Light Sources for Advances in Medicine and Biology" (Invitation to Speak, Wellcome Trust 2007)
    • Mott Medal and Prize (Institute of Physics 2006)
    • Invited lecture on "The Scientific Programme of the UK 4GLS Light Source" (Invitation to Speak, Vanderbilt University 2006)
    • External Assessor for Chair in Physics (Invitation to Perform, University of Leicester 2006)
    • Chairman of International Workshop on high power THz sources (Invitation to Perform, Daresbury laboratory 2006)
    • Invited Lecture on "The Physics of Life" (Invitation to Speak, Jefferson laboratory 2006)
    • Election to the Council of the European Physical Society (Members of European Physical Society 2006)
    • Invited Lecture on "Opportunities for biological research on 4GLS (Invitation to Speak, University of Aberystwyth 2006)
    • Invited to lead UK delegation to workshop on Terahertz radiation in Novosibirsk, Russia (Invitation to Speak, British Council 2006)
    • Invited lecture on the electronic structure of alloys (Invitation to Speak, EU Network 2006)
    • Invited to lecture on the potential of 4GLS for research on biological systems (Invitation to Speak, Terahertz Basic Technology Consortium 2006)
    • Invited Lecture on Reflection Anisotropy Spectroscopy (Invitation to Speak, University of York 2006)
    • Invited Lecture on Reflection Anisotropy Spectroscopy (Invitation to Speak, University of Nottingham 2005)
    • Invited Lecture on the surfaces of diamond (Invitation to Speak, International Advisory Board 2005)
    • Invited Lecture on Auger spectroscopy (Invitation to Speak, International Advisory Board 2005)
    • Invited to assess proposals for the new Swedish light source (Invitation to Speak, Swedish Research Council 2004)
    • Invited Lecture on application of RAS to chemical and biological systems (Invitation to Speak, University of Leeds 2004)

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