Physics ranked amongst UK's best
We have been recognised as one of the best places in the UK to study Physics and Astronomy. Already ranked second in the Guardian, we have now climbed to eleventh place in the 2017 Complete University Guide.Learn More
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.Learn More
High Quality Research
REF2014 ranked us 2nd in the UK for the amount of research outputs judged to be of internationally leading (4 star) quality, with 28% of our publications in this top bracket.Learn More
Diversity in Physics
We're proud to have attained Juno Champion status, under the Institute of Physics programme designed to advance women's careers in physics higher education.Learn More
Ranked 2nd in the Guardian league tables 2016, we have expert teaching, world class facilities and a great campus environment.
Leading courses offering flexible student support through a variety of educational and practical research.
The Department offers opportunities for PhD research in all its research groups.
Lancaster is home to one of the top UK Physics research facilities.
Careers and Employability
Physics is an exciting subject that is fundamental to many developments in modern society.
Lancaster University’s Physics Department is ranked amongst the best in the UK in the 2017 Complete University Guide (CUG) league tables.
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.
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
PhD student, Jonathan Roberts, has been invited to the 66th Lindau Nobel meeting where he will mingle with 30 Nobel Laureates.