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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University appoints Professor Tom McLeish to a Chair in Natural Philosophy

Posted on Thursday 16 November 2017

The Department of Physics welcomes Prof Tom McLeish after his appointment to a Chair in Natural Philosophy.

Two-dimensional materials unlock the path to ultra-low-power transistors

Posted on Tuesday 7 November 2017

An international team of scientists has discovered a new route to ultra-low-power transistors using a graphene-based composite material.

2017 Postgraduate Conference a great success

Posted on Wednesday 1 November 2017

The 2017 Postgraduate Conference was held on 19 and 20 September 2017 and was a great success.

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Upcoming events


Colloquium: From extreme nonlinear optics to ultrafast atomic physics

1.30PM, Debye Lecture Theatre, York Plasma Institute

Prof Anne L'Huillier


Fusion Open Day at Culham

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

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