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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Three male researchers using equipment in the cryostat lab


Our facilities rival those of leading Departments across the world, and include the unique and historic Jodrell Bank Observatory.

We have access to equipment across various centres and institutes, and our physicists take part in major international research collaborations using the facilities listed below:

The outstanding facilities available to staff, students and researchers in the Department enable us to continue the pioneering work for which we are known.

Our research in the following areas uses a range of facilities: