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.
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
Researchers in the Physics Department's Space Plasma Environment and Radio Science (SPEARS) Group have been awarded £923,000 by the Science and Technology Facilities Council to study the plasma environments within our solar system. Read more
Fri 21 November 2014
Fri 07 November 2014