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 14 July 2014
Schools and sixth form colleges nominated promising AS Level/Year 11 students for the award.
Posted on Friday 13 June 2014
Join us to Cycle the Solar System, celebrate the Tour de France, find out more about the planets and get involved with fun-filled space activities running from 20-21 June 2014.
Posted on Thursday 12 June 2014
York Festival of Ideas 2014 will run from 12-22 June, with the theme of 'Order and Chaos'
Funded PhD studentships
STFC Funded Studentship in the Nuclear Physics Group- mirror symmetry & isospin
PhD funded studentship Vacancy in STT-MRAM
None at present
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.