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News and 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.

Latest Departmental news

New accelerator facility to probe ‘strange matter’

Thursday 10 September 2020

Physicists at York have played a key role in the development of a planned new experimental facility in the US which will give insights into the visible matter present seconds after the Big Bang.


Guardian University Guide 2021

Monday 7 September 2020

The Department of Physics is in the UK top 10.


Students rose to the challenge

Wednesday 26 August 2020

White Rose Virtual Work Experience: a one-week programme for Year 12 students to engage with academic research.


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