News & events within the Department of Physics

Welcome to the Department of Physics News & events section. This is where you can find out exactly what's going on in and around the Physics Department at York. The Department also plays host to a number of public lectures, research group seminars and physics-related colloquia throughout the academic year. Here, you can also find details concerning lectures from the Institute of Physics, particularly those from the Yorkshire Branch, that are taking place in York.

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Why Physics students should apply for a summer internship

Posted on Monday 20 February 2017

Undergraduate Physics students can do a variety of internships in a number of different sectors.

How to get an internship

Posted on Monday 20 February 2017

Listen to Andrew Hirst from the White Rose Industrial Physics Academy and Physics students talk about the practical steps that are necessary to successfully apply for a summer internship.

Dr Phil Lightfoot awarded Senior Fellow of the High Education Academy

Posted on Wednesday 18 January 2017

In recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in higher education.

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Upcoming events


Masters taster day

1.00PM, Berrick Saul Building, University of York


MINIBALL workshop

9.00AM, King's Manor York


24-26 July 2017 - QFS Workshop

9.00AM, King's Manor, York

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