School of Physics and Astronomy

We are a leading physics department, excelling in both research and teaching. Our physics research is ranked 4th in the UK for GPA and top for 4* research (REF 2021).

We perform world-leading research covering: fundamental physics at large international facilities; pure laboratory-based physics and theoretical breakthroughs; and translation to impact, in collaboration with academic colleagues in other disciplines and industry.

Our teaching is excellent, and we offer a suite of flexible physics courses. Our community of staff and students work together to ensure a supportive and inclusive environment for all, recognised by our Institute of Physics Juno Champion Status and Athena Swan Silver Award.

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