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.

Join us for the 2019 Beatrice Hill Tinsley Lecture on Thursday 10 October. Find out about the world at night programme from guest speaker, Babak A. Tafreshi.

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Professor Shaun Hendy and Professor Richard Easther tell us why they are joining the Global Climate Strike march and share what resonates for them personally.

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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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Discover some of the exciting research happening in the Department with our selection of interviews from early-career and up-and-coming academics.

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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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