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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Success for York Physics students in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Posted on Monday 18 June 2018

The Research Excellence Training Team (RETT) work on behalf of the York Graduate Research School to organise this annual event as a showcase of PhD talent.

UK’s first quantum network launched

Posted on Wednesday 13 June 2018

Researchers at the University of York have teamed up with colleagues at the University of Cambridge and Toshiba Research Europe Ltd to launch the UK’s first quantum network.

York Pride 2018

Posted on Monday 11 June 2018

The department enjoyed a great day out at York Pride 2018

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Upcoming events


BPSI Summer Symposium 2018: Business as Usual? – Collaborative Research at the University-Business Interface

12.59PM, Diana Bowles Lecture Theatre B/K/018 and Atrium, Department of Biology, University of York

Dr. Carrie Ambler (LightOx), Dr. Paul Gunning (Smith & Nephew) & Dr. Paul Ko Ferrigno (Metalinear)


MSc Fusion Energy Open Afternoon

1.00PM, York Plasma Institute, University of York

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