The HH Wills Physics Building

From particle physics and quantum information, to cosmology and astrophysics, our scientists push forward the frontiers of knowledge

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Student using one of the laboratories

Teaching is enriched by internationally-recognised research, enabling our students to meet the highest standards demanded by industry and academia

Courses and programmes
Chaotic quantum falloing

Our vision spans a wide portfolio, from emerging fields such as nanotechnology and superconductors, to world-class research in elementary particle physics and theoretical physics

Schoolchildren learning about physics

We contribute to the public understanding of science through talks and demonstrations at schools and colleges

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Mulit-touch screen in the Nanophysics and Soft Matter research group

An expansive refurbishment is transforming Physics into a high quality working environment, with new high specification research laboratories and teaching facilities

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Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials Doctoral Training Centre

BCFN is run jointly by Physics and Chemistry and is training the next generation of nanoscientists through innovative training courses and exciting research projects

Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials


We engage in modern science at the cutting edge of theory and experiment.

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School children at a physics demonstration


We give talks and demonstrations at schools and colleges.

Schools and colleges