Nuclear Physics

News from the research group. 


Jacek Dobaczewski
Jacek Dobaczewski appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Physics G

Posted on Wednesday 11 January 2017

The Department of Physics is delighted to announce that Professor Jacek Dobaczewski has been appointed as the new Editor in Chief of Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics (JPhysG). His term began on 1 January 2017.


Brian Fulton
Professor Brian Fulton awarded Institute of Physics Phillips Prize 2016

Posted on Thursday 3 November 2016

Congratulations to Professor Brian Fulton who has been awarded the Institute of Physics Phillips prize 2016 for his substantial contribution to the work of the Institute of Physics and the UK nuclear physics community over many years. The award will be presented on Tuesday 29 November.


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Dr Marina Petri’s Royal Society University Research Fellowship success

Posted on Wednesday 26 October 2016

Dr Marina Petri has been offered a prestigious Royal Society University Research Fellowship to be held in the Department of Physics, University of York.


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Girls in Physics

Posted on Thursday 11 August 2016

This year’s Girls in Physics residential was a resounding success, with 14 year 10 girls participating in a week of activities that saw them experience University life, try out hands-on experiments, and visit some of the world's largest research facilities.


Professor Jacek Dobaczewski
York appoints new Physics Professor

Posted on Monday 2 March 2015

The University of York’s Department of Physics have appointed their first professor of Nuclear Physics Theory, Professor Jacek Dobaczewski.


Boost for UK Physics

Posted on Friday 19 September 2014

There has been an establishment of a new nuclear physics theory group in the Department of Physics.


What Is Nuclear Fusion?

Posted on Thursday 4 September 2014

Professor Brian Fulton, Academic Sciences Co-ordinator, has given an interview explaining 'What is Nuclear Fusion?' to Dave Ansell at The Naked Scientists.


Three former York students invited to speak at IOP Nuclear Physics Conference

Posted on Tuesday 8 April 2014

Three former York students were invited to speak at the Institute of Physics (IOP) Nuclear Physics Conference held in Surrey recently.


Professor Andrei Andreyev helps organise 'Nuclear Fission and Structure of Exotic Nuclei' workshop

Posted on Monday 17 March 2014

Nuclear Fission and Structure of Exotic Nuclei workshop


Physics World Breakthrough of the Year 2013 Award

Posted on Tuesday 7 January 2014

York academic and PhD student part of an international team recognised by Breakthrough of the Year award


Dr Christian Diget awarded funding for research into supernovae

Posted on Thursday 5 December 2013

Dr Christian Diget has been awarded a grant from the Royal Society towards the study of: “Creating Carbon - the Foundations of Supernovae and Life”.


York joins the world’s largest nuclear physics research facility

Posted on Tuesday 21 May 2013

York physicists will have access to advanced research facilities


Scientists demonstrate pear shaped atomic nuclei

Posted on Tuesday 21 May 2013

Pioneering technique enabled study of two short-lived isotopes


Scientists uncover the fundamental property of astatine, the rarest atom on Earth

Posted on Tuesday 21 May 2013

Groundbreaking find could aid cancer research


Nuclear Physicist awarded Vice Chancellor's Teaching Award

Posted on Friday 3 May 2013

Professor Mike Bentley has scooped a coveted VC's teaching award.


York joins the world’s largest nuclear physics research facility

Posted on Friday 3 May 2013

Researchers the University of York will have access to the most impressive and advanced nuclear physics research facility in the world as the United Kingdom today becomes part of a €1.6 billion international project that will be to nuclear physics what CERN is to particle physics.


Neon Lights up Exploding Stars

Posted on Thursday 24 January 2013

York astrophysicists shed new light on the explosive stellar events known as javascript:;novae