Department of Physics

93% overall satisfaction in NSS 2013

For a second year our score has stayed at the historic high of 93%

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News and events

A new joint Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics at the Universities of Bath and Bristol has received £4.1 million funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Prof Vardeny will deliver his first lecture of a series on the emerging field of Organic Spintronics.




Head of Physics - Prof Simon Bending

simon_bendingWe offer a distinctive environment for studying physics at all levels with highly-motivated students learning from top physicists through carefully-designed and run study programmes. We have a combination of ground-breaking research (top 5 UK Physics Departments, RAE 2008), excellent links with industry, one of the best placement schemes in the country and outstanding teaching leading to high student achievement and employment. Above all, we’re a friendly department with common interests in physics and in getting all our people to perform at the top of their game.

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