UCL Department of Physics and Astronomy



Physics research at UCL spans from exploring the most fundamental questions in nature to applications in domains such as health care, climate and clean energy. The achievement of excellence drives our endeavours.
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Research Groups

Our research groups investigate the most dynamic and exciting fields in physics. Find out more about their world-class research.

Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Positron Physics (AMOPP)

Research Fellowships

We are keen to support outstanding candidates in applying for Research Fellowships. Find out about how to apply.


Interdisciplinary Centres and Hubs

Interdisciplinary research is part of our DNA and a unique strength of UCL. Find out more about our activities.