School of Physics

The School of Physics at the University of Sydney is the leading Physics department in the country, with outstanding staff and students undertaking world-leading teaching and research.

Our 100 staff and 150 postgraduate students conduct research across a vast range of interests from nanoparticles to clusters of galaxies and from theoretical modelling to laboratory experiments. With access to supercomputers, modern laboratory facilities and observatories, locally, nationally and internationally, the School of Physics is the premier environment for physics education and research.

Latest News & Events

  • CUDOS Technology launches internationally


    CUDOS Technology is the commercial arm of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence - CUDOS, and is launching at the world's largest Optical and Photonics trade exhibition in Munich during June.

  • Detection of tubular plasma structures

    MWA 3d Tubes

    By creatively using a radio telescope to see in 3D, astronomers have detected the existence of tubular plasma structures in the inner layers of the magnetosphere surrounding the Earth.

  • A new course at the University of Sydney

    Spiral galaxy

    A new course at the University of Sydney will give recently returned veterans the skills they need to transition to non-military work.