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 Friday 20 February 2015
Imperfections make people interesting; the same goes for crystals.
Posted on Wednesday 7 January 2015
A £5.2 million project is aiming to take IT beyond the electronic age with a new generation of photonic microchips.
Posted on Monday 5 January 2015
Victor Chavez, a Department of Physics graduate, has been awarded a CBE in the New Year's Honours list 2015.
Posted on Tuesday 28 October 2014
Modelling of production of thin films for touch screens.
Funded PhD studentships
PhD Studentship 2015 in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics