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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Jodrell engineer Sarah Smith working on some equipment

Our research

The groundbreaking research consistently produced by the Department reflects the quality of our staff and facilities.

We have more than 150 academic and research staff - including two Nobel laureates, Sirs Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov.

Being a large Department, our research covers a very rich portfolio over most of the subfields of physics and astronomy, ranging from fundamental areas to interdisciplinary projects that reach beyond the academic subject.

Our facilities are among the best in the UK, and we're constantly investing in the latest technologies in our search for new discoveries.

We support fellowship opportunities to accelerate research careers, providing an invaluable pathway for aspiring researchers to delve deeper into their chosen field.

Explore our research activity below.