Department of Physics 

We are a department at the forefront of pioneering global research and technological advancement in our world leading research centres, focused around biophysics, condensed matter physics, nuclear physics, and plasma physics and fusion energy at the York Plasma Institute. Find out more about our department.

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Upcoming events

Fri
31
Jan

Lecture: Theoretical active biophysics

Including Brownian ratchets, swimmers and active phase separation. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.

Fri
7
Feb

Lecture

Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.

Fri
14
Feb

Lecture: Biomaterials methods

Analysing the nanoscale organisation and composition of biocomposites such as bone and teeth using electrons, X-rays and photons. Part of the "Essentials of Physics of Life" lecture series.

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