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
30th April 2014 - Deadline for overseas scholarship applications
Posted on Thursday 10 April 2014
National Astronomy week was the perfect time to launch our new Astrocampus.
Posted on Tuesday 8 April 2014
Three former York students were invited to speak at the Institute of Physics (IOP) Nuclear Physics Conference held in Surrey recently.
Posted on Wednesday 2 April 2014
Summer research placements announced for undergraduate physics students
Posted on Friday 11 April 2014
Conservation laws - such as energy conservation - are central to the behaviour of physical systems and have been a fundamental tool for developing theoretical physics.
Funded PhD studentships