School of Physics, Chemistry & Earth Sciences
Exploring knowledge from the sub-atomic to the extra-terrestrial.
Research and teaching in our School focuses on the disciplines of Physics, Chemistry and Earth Sciences. We are internationally regarded researchers whose ground-breaking and award-winning discoveries are changing the way we understand the world from the nanoscale to the universe.
We have made valuable contributions to scientific research, are industry leaders, have received Nobel Prizes and have explored the Antarctic. We bring this wealth of experience into the classroom.
Harness your curiosity – join in our research or study with us. Let’s work together to discover new perspectives on the world at all scales.
Research and collaboration
Expand your industry connections and discipline-specific skills with one of four PhD and Masters-level research degrees.
Study with us
Learn from our world-renowned experts and make ground-breaking discoveries in one of the world's most innovative environments.
Delve into our impressive history, featuring notable scientists and Nobel Prize winners.
Human occupation in Europe was almost 10,000 years earlier than previously documented, a discovery that stands to rewrite modern human and Neanderthal histories on the continent.