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Physics at Lancaster is consistently listed as one of the top dozen UK Physics Departments in newspaper league tables (The Guardian | The Times | The Independent).

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.