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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An antimatter trap

Posted on Wednesday 5 December 2018

UK theorists obtain results that will be instrumental in finding reasons to explain why our universe is built of matter and not of antimatter.

DNA with a twist

Posted on Friday 23 November 2018

Scientists reveal how a ‘molecular machine’ in bacterial cells prevents fatal DNA twisting, which could be crucial in the development of new antibiotic treatments.

Physics of Life 2018: Molecules, Mechanics, Medicine and More!

Posted on Monday 5 November 2018

An exciting symposium of cutting-edge interdisciplinary science at the interface between the life and physical sciences, in association with the Physics of Life Network UK and the Biological Physical Sciences Institute (BPSI) University of York.

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Fusion Open Day at Culham

11.15AM, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE), Oxfordshire

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