Aerial view of the lake, Central Hall and the Physics & Electronics building.

Dr Roddy Vann and Dr Marjan van der Woude working with a plasma jet. © John Houlihan

Students walk through the Physics & Electronics concourse.

A PhD student working with a plasma beam for the deposition of magnetic thin films.

Welcome from the Head of Department

Sarah Thompson

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

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University of York Astrocampus opens to the public

Posted on Thursday 10 April 2014

National Astronomy week was the perfect time to launch our new Astrocampus.

Three former York students invited to speak at IOP Nuclear Physics Conference

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.

Student Summer Research Placements 2014

Posted on Wednesday 2 April 2014

Summer research placements announced for undergraduate physics students

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Lecturer in Low Temperature Plasmas.

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Theoretical Quantum Optomechanics.

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