Department of Physics

Our students and scientists explore the fundamental properties of the physical world and tackle problems ranging from the search for planets to developing medical imaging and laser technologies.

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Our department offers a comprehensive range of physics programmes and research areas. Learn more about who we are and what we do.

Associate Professor Stéphane Coen, Department of Physics

Our internationally recognised scholars are committed to producing high-quality research and world-class teaching.

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Explore our range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

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Our research covers topics the fundamental properties of matter and light, climate and astrophysics, and the development of novel devices and technologies.

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Graduate Duncan Matangi

Meet our graduates and find out where their Physics degree has taken them.

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Researchers at the Photon Factory

We collaborate closely with several national Centres of Research Excellence (COREs) and other research institutions.

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