Welcome from the Head of Department
We are driven by excellence in both research and teaching. Our particular research expertise lies in Condensed Matter Physics, Plasma Physics and Fusion, and Nuclear Physics.
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Professor Sarah Thompson
Head of Department
Posted on Monday 27 April 2015
Grace Picking, Physics and Astro-Physics graduate, has won April’s Consultant of the Month for Europe.
Posted on Friday 24 April 2015
The Department of Physics is now accepting entrants for an inaugural astronomical photography competition. The winning entries will make up a 2016 calendar.
Posted on Thursday 9 April 2015
University of York scientists have discovered a potential new treatment for prostate cancer using low temperature plasmas (LTPs).
Posted on Wednesday 20 May 2015
Fascinating properties of spin transport have also been presented in Fe3O4.
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