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Department of Physics
The courses we offer are complemented by our inspirational research programmes in physics and astrophysics.
Bath hosts the largest National Astronomy Meeting in the Royal Astronomical Society’s 200-year history.
Physicists at Bath have uncovered a new mechanism for enabling magnetism and superconductivity to co-exist in the same material.
Astrophysicists have developed a new method for finding changing-looking quasars - important but extremely rare objects in deep space.
Physicists at the University of Bath observe modified energy landscapes at the intersection of 2D materials.
University of Bath astrophysics PhD student Nuria Jordana has won the ‘best poster’ award at a major international conference on astronomy.
Researchers exploring the interactions between light particles, photons and matter find that optical microresonators host quasiparticles made by two photons.
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We have a thriving research programme, encompassing physics from the nanoscales to the most energetic processes in the Universe.
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Mathematics and Physics student Rebecca Lane found inspiration for the future while attending a STEM event during her placement.
Physics student Adam Stannard opted for a placement as an operational research analyst to gain new skills and insight into the business world.
Physics student Tim Jones on gaining experience in a research-engineering role and securing a graduate role with Dyson.