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Condensed Matter Physics

The CMP Group carries out research across a broad range of fundamental and applied problems in solid state physics and materials science.

Theoretical Physics

The Theory Group works on problems in non-equilibrium biophysics, the dynamics of complex fluids, the electronic properties of materials, and quantum information science.

Elementary Particle Physics

The Elementary Particle Physics Group carries out research into the fundamental particles of matter and the forces by which they interact.

Astronomy & Astrophysics

The Astronomy and Astrophysics group are interested in stars and planets, how they live and how they die, and the exotic physical processes that they allow us to explore.

Medical Physics

The Medical Physics group at the University of Warwick works in tandem with UHCW to provide research opportunities for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Warwick is one of the top 10 research environments in the UK for Physics, as assessed by REF 2014, with all aspects considered to be either world-leading or internationally excellent. 96% of the research papers submitted to REF2014 were judged to be at least "internationally excellent" and a quarter "world leading" (4*).

Beyond core physics, scientific diversity is indicated by the involvement of many staff in multidisciplinary ventures:

For more information on the research conducted in the department, see also our Research Committee webpages.

Research Brochure