In the most recent National Student Satisfaction Survey the Lancaster Physics Department was ranked top amongst the 5* research departments in the UK and the best in the North-West of England.
In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, RAE2008, the Lancaster Physics Department achieved the highest quality profile amongst the 42 UK physics departments making submissions.
Updates on the best opportunities to spot the Northern Lights in the UK are now available on a mobile phone app developed in association with scientists at Lancaster University. Read more
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Fri 23 January 2015
In this report we provide some case studies of Science and Technology's work with external partners during 2013-2014. Read about the launch of the Quantum Technology Centre, the Engineering Design Academy, R&D opportunities with China, a new Physics start-up company, research with regional small and medium enterprises, seed funding for new products and processes, new facilities for hire, free events and training, new companies on campus, plugging the data science skills gap, and much more... Read more
Tue 20 January 2015
In the REF2014 Research Excellence Framework the Lancaster Physics Department was ranked 2nd in the UK for the amount of its research output judged to be of internationally leading (4 star) quality. Indeed, 28% of our publications submitted for assessment were deemed to belong in the top bracket. Read more
Thu 18 December 2014