Physics

Wadham has a thriving community of graduate physicists, undertaking research in a wide range of fields.

  • Illuminated line volume supernova, by Blondin and Mezzacappa
    (http://www.csm/ornl.gov/newsite/group_astro.html) via Wikimedia Commons 

The Courses

Wadham accepts applications for the following research degrees in Physics:

DPhil Astrophysics
DPhil Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics
DPhil Atomic and Laser Physics
DPhil Theoretical Physics
MSc in Mathematical and Theoretical Physics
DPhil Particle Physics
DPhil Condensed Matter Physics
MSc(Res) Condensed Matter Physics
DPhil in the New and Sustainable Photovoltaics Centre for Doctoral Training 

Further details of these courses can be found on the website of the Department of Physics.

The Tutors

The College has four permanent Fellows in Physics, Professor Martin Bureau (astrophysics), Professor Paolo G. Radaelli (experimental condensed matter physics), Professor Giulia Zanderighi (theoretical particle physics) and, from October 2018, Professor Laure Zanna (atmospheric and climate physics). The College's Fellowship in Physics also includes the Keeley Rutherford Junior Research Fellow, Dr Andrew Princep (experimental condensed matter physics).