Join a vibrant, supportive and friendly community of physicists engaged in a wide range of exciting, cutting-edge research.
In our dynamic and internationally renowned research environment we offer an active programme of postgraduate training including skills and professional development. We have strong ties to industry and our research spans a wide range of fields in fundamental, cross-disciplinary and applied physics.
The postgraduate environment here at York is the perfect place to let your natural curiosity loose. Here we are trained to not only think outside the box but completely reinvent it.”
Nicola Farthing, PhD student. Learn more about life at York from students and alumni.
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Our renowned research groups play a leading role on both the national and international stages. Discover our exciting and diverse research:
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