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.
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Our centre at Jodrell Bank, and close links with a range of key institutes are pivotal to the quality of our work.
Our research is split into distinct themes and includes work in nuclear, atomic, astro and theoretical physics.
We strive to make real societal impact with the research activity conducted across the Department.
Our outstanding facilities enable us to carry out the pioneering work for which we are known.
Read the best research coming out of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the latest edition of the Faculty of Science and Engineering's In Abstract.