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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Mosaic based within the Department of Physics

About physics and astronomy at Manchester

Our Department is home to outstanding research, leading facilities and internationally-renowned physicists and astronomers.

We pride ourselves on educating the very best students, preparing future leaders in both academia and industry. We have a rich tradition of success, with 13 Nobel Prize winners linked to the Department.

By creating more laboratories and dynamic spaces for students, including the Jodrell Bank Observatory and the £10m extension to the Schuster Laboratory, Manchester continues to be a diverse and exciting place to study and research physics.

Introducing the Department

An introduction to the Department of Physics and Astronomy at The University of Manchester from staff and students in the Department: