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The Department of Physics

The Department of Physics belongs to the Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University.

At present about 100 people work at the new Department of Physics, professors, lecturers, researchers, guest professors, postdocs, doctoral students, and technical and administrative staff.

We carry out research and research education in various fields, for example in optical physics, nonlinear physics, plasma physics, general relativity, condensed matter physics and nanotechnology, photonics, biological physics, complex networks, space physics and physics education.


Read more about our education here.

Our research

Information about our research at the Department of Physics.

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About the department

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Events and News

New tool for finding green solvents for printed electronics
Published: 19 Aug, 2021

Physics researchers have developed and published an open web tool for the identification of green solvents.

Getting your research story right
Published: 04 May, 2021

15 PhD students have honed their messages during the course Science Communication.

Gradual changes triggered historical shift in marine fauna
Published: 09 Mar, 2021

Not all major faunal transitions are related to abrupt global perturbations that triggered mass extinctions.