• #3 in the UK for Physics for satisfaction with feedback 2018 Guardian League Tables
  • #2 for world-leading research outputs Research Excellence Framework 2014
  • #8 for Physics in the UK The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017

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Our reputation for Physics and Astronomy ranked amongst UK's best

Lancaster University’s Physics Department is ranked amongst the best in the UK in the 2017 Complete University Guide (CUG) league tables.

Groundbreaking conference aims to understand body rhythms

More than 140 scientists are to converge on Lancaster University from all over the world for the first ever conference on biological oscillations from 10-14 April 2016.

Lancaster Physics graduates help find gravitational waves

Former Lancaster Physics graduates Dr Laura Nuttall (MPhys Hons Physics, Astrophysics and Cosmology 2009) and Dr Gareth Davies (MPhys Hons Physics 2011) have contributed in the discovery of gravitational waves

Gifted student invited to learn from Nobel Laureates

PhD student, Jonathan Roberts, has been invited to the 66th Lindau Nobel meeting where he will mingle with 30 Nobel Laureates.

Star astronomer joins Lancaster

David Sobral who discovered the brightest distant galaxy in the Universe has joined Lancaster University.