Discover more about our world-leading research. Our research groups cover five areas: Astrophysics, Nuclear Physics, Photonics and Quantum Sciences, Radiation & Medical Physics, and Soft Matter. We are also part of the world’s first Quantum Biology Doctoral Training Centre. We pride ourselves on our ability to connect pure science with technology, delivering a balanced portfolio of applied and fundamental research.
In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) 84 per cent of our research was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Physics category.