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
Major boost for expansion plans
Plans to vigorously expand the Department of Physics at York have been given a major boost with the announcement of seven new academic posts in 2013 – following on from five new posts last year.
This is accompanied by an on-going rise in research funding, major investments in laboratories, a lively and expanding research programme in several areas of physics and a thriving undergraduate and postgraduate student population.
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Posted on Monday 22 April 2013
Computer modelling to scale shocks associated with huge and long-lived astronomical objects.
Funded PhD studentships
We are committed to supporting women in science and engineering.