Research in the IsoLab at Lancaster University


We are one of the top physics departments in the UK for research.

Lancaster University's Physics Department is one of the top in the UK for research. REF2021 rated 98% of our research outputs as world-leading or internationally excellent, and 100% of our research environments as world-leading or internationally excellent.

Research in the Physics Department is structured into four major research groups. Each research group has a world-class team of research-active staff at the forefront of research in their respective fields. We place great importance on bringing this world-leading research into our teaching, and into our schools and public engagement programme.

Research Groups

Research Courses

Starting a Master's by Research or PhD at Lancaster University is an ideal way to begin your own research career.