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.
Posted on Wednesday 17 June 2020
The achievements of the department throughout the year are recognised in the physics awards.
Posted on Tuesday 16 June 2020
The University of York and its partners are using quantum physics to improve the security of systems used to generate random numbers.
Posted on Monday 15 June 2020
Researchers are using laser-light technology to develop handheld biosensors with the potential to deliver fast, real-time blood test results for patients including those suffering from COVID-19 with secondary infections such as pneumonia.
Dr Chris Toseland, University of Sheffield